Stan’s repro tail light lenses reassembly in their frames

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Lenses are pushed outward by the compression of air when closing the trunk. They need to hold well enough that closing the trunk will not cause them to pop out.
 

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Lenses are pushed outward by the compression of air when closing the trunk. They need to hold well enough that closing the trunk will not cause them to pop out.

it is a good observation, pressure is a serious thing
but in my set at least lenses size is slightly bigger than the frames, this means that it will be difficult for them to pop out that way
of course that pressure will affect the assembly and...

btw, pressure relieve holes are located in c-pillar emblems area
 

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a first step is a first,...

so as the frames were not nice at all,....

i had to take a look at this...

it is not real metal, hence the problem
 

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hey mr. postman, thank you mr. postman,...

it took some weeks to work our all the imperfections, and recreate the shapes, then they rechromed the frames i such an spectacular fashion....

















aren´t they lovely ?
 
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to compare:

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And if you are wrong, I can sell more :cool:
Stan, can I order another set of Euro lenses please? I have one old set of frames left that I want to restore as a spare. Or since I am in Oz is it easier to go direct to the supplier? I can't remember what I did last time. Thanks.

Or if someone has a Euro set to sell?
 
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