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#1 G8KeaPoR

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Posted 26 July 2017 - 12:35 PM

Anyone know of any?  I know there was an outfit from Australia that was selling some repro housings a few years ago but looks like they aren't doing it anymore.  My lenses and trim are all fantastic but the housings are dry rotting and crumbling. 


I hate when people go cheap on repairs or modifications.  If you were just going to light your money on fire using band-aid fixes you might as well have given it to me.


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Posted 26 July 2017 - 01:02 PM

ask Dave at Futofab.  He was talking to them since he makes the metal trim.  Together they could offer full sets.

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Posted 27 July 2017 - 08:10 AM

Thanks I will give them a call.


I hate when people go cheap on repairs or modifications.  If you were just going to light your money on fire using band-aid fixes you might as well have given it to me.


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Posted 27 July 2017 - 10:32 AM

I talked to Dave.  Still no luck.  

 

Guess I need to head over to the classifieds.    


I hate when people go cheap on repairs or modifications.  If you were just going to light your money on fire using band-aid fixes you might as well have given it to me.


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Posted 27 July 2017 - 10:59 AM

Mine are shot too. Its where you turn the bulbs into the housings. I could make fiberglass ones ,but I think that would be a tedious endeavor.



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Posted 27 July 2017 - 11:38 AM

keep watching ebay.  I'm certain I've seen them listed within the last month.



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Posted 27 July 2017 - 01:31 PM

keep watching ebay.  I'm certain I've seen them listed within the last month.

 

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Posted 27 July 2017 - 02:20 PM

There are entire reproductions. Don't know quality, though
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Posted 27 July 2017 - 02:56 PM

There good quality.  I bought 2 sets.

 

Email the aussy guy. Phills Rotary.  He may just not have them listed.

 

He sold out of them when he took my advise and listed them in us ebay.

 

He'll get more.


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Posted 27 July 2017 - 03:03 PM

I sent an email to them just waiting on a reply.  Fingers crossed


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Posted 17 August 2017 - 09:54 AM

will someone pm me if these come through,I need some.



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Posted 06 October 2017 - 07:43 AM

So I got a response back in July from Phills Rotary claiming they were going to be available shortly and so far nothing has come available.  SOOOOoo I am going to reproduce them myself from high heat Urethane plastic. Molding is fun :P  I have all the equipment/supplies I need I just need to get setup for duplicating them. So give me a few weeks and maybe I will have something within the continental US to offer.


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Posted 25 October 2017 - 04:51 AM

So a little update. I got my work area and everything setup.  I am currently repairing the one tail light to prep it for the plug.  I went ahead and did a test mold and cast of some baby proofing stuff which turned out very well just as a test so I wasn't wasting a couple hundred dollars on making the molds for the sake of learning.  Anyway once the tail light is repaired I will start the molding process of the lights. I am hoping to get them done before the mats for one of my milling jobs comes in but if not then it will take secondary priority to a customer paid job. Either way I am thinking in the next week or so I should have at least one of them molded and casted.

 

Sorry for the delay.


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Posted 11 November 2017 - 04:52 PM

I have some NOS  in Nissan box taillamps that I will split up 350.00 US pair for the white housings or 800.00 US pair for the complete taillights, these are Euro with amber signals 71-73 style, would post a pic but haven't figured it out yet message me for photos

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