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front grilles, lights, indicators

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front grilles, lights, indicators, renew all

as winter shows his abilities, wind, water, and cold, coupe hibernates

so, it is time for the to-do list

front area needs some care,




using FLUID FILM:

 
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indicators

reflecting part was broken in left side, so using a couple of fresh parts and some rivets:




















 

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ground conection was broken too






rivets are effective and clean

 

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new rubbers

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and now they will await the rest of the work


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I sure hope your car is an Auto going to a 5spd soon?Great job again. Tim
 

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headlamp supports





dirty and a little rust

some months ago i bought a second hand ones from a scrapyard:





and i started preparing them for renewal, sand blasting



and these are the renewed ones, first galvanised and then epoxi painted in black





galvanised cupoles




connectors and rubber cleaned



chromed rings too



springs and little rubbers



first dissasemble of actual headlamps




start assembly ;












compare:
 
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i bought a NOS passenger side headlight unit this summer, and i also have an extremely good drivers side. i guess now i'll take the good one and follow DQ's advice.
 

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special procedure to clean the interior of the lamp glass, using special powders, dry cleaning and no residuals, see that the glass is blurred





shake it up,...e voila !































 

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What headlamps are you using, the inner has three contacts, is it an H4 instead of H1 high beam?
they are normal standard headlamps

the three contact is due to: low beam + position lamp + ground

high beam + ground in the other lamp makes only two contacts

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comming to an end










new (old) front grilles, from BLUMAX !!!! i bought them from Murray one year ago

 
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