T2 Head light conversion

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Re: T2 Head light conversion

Post by Terry Phillips » Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:33 pm

I think you are the one needing a hand there Richard but hard work keeps you young.



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Re: T2 Head light conversion

Post by didi » Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:29 pm

Terry Phillips wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 2:03 pm
Thanks Didi how far in are the new brackets you fitted are they all the same depth to set the lights.
Hi Terry,

I used a template that was borrowed to me by Werner Alker. He made the template off a later beetle headlight that already had the tabs installed.
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Re: T2 Head light conversion

Post by retrovan » Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:11 pm

Terry my Early Bay is just about done in the spray shop,

Then a week at the upholstery, then back here for the assembly,

Will then take photos of the whole process to help you should you still want it.

Will give you both options, and give measurements for future guys wanting to do the same.

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Re: T2 Head light conversion

Post by 73type2 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:34 pm

Herman, where is the project thread for this early bay you're talking about?

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Re: T2 Head light conversion

Post by 73type2 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:39 pm

Sorry Herman. I just saw it under Projects.

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Re: T2 Head light conversion

Post by Terry Phillips » Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:27 pm

Thanks Herman the back is playing up so at this stage I cant sit for long so I will be in the horizontal position for a few days or week so no rush.
Thank you for your offer.

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Re: T2 Head light conversion

Post by Terry Phillips » Sat Feb 02, 2019 5:45 pm

Should there be a left and right light and backing plate as I seem to have both the same arrows on the side both face the same way. :?

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Re: T2 Head light conversion

Post by retrovan » Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:02 pm

Terry Phillips wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 5:45 pm
Should there be a left and right light and backing plate as I seem to have both the same arrows on the side both face the same way. :?
The arrows are to show if RHD or LHD lights, so the arrows should face the same way....


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unless they are being fired by Indians then too they will face the same way and not good to be in front of .. :shock:

:lol:

Sorry, could not help my self, but should be out my system now .. :roll:

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Re: T2 Head light conversion

Post by retrovan » Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:06 pm

Here are my Fleetline as well as my Beetle converted head lights to Golf 1 semi sealed fitted in place of the OEM reflector.

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Re: T2 Head light conversion

Post by Terry Phillips » Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:46 pm

Nice job there Herman looks good and neat. :flash:

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