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PostPost by: pereirac » Wed Mar 09, 2016 11:44 pm

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PostPost by: pharriso » Thu Mar 10, 2016 12:45 am

Hmmm... very odd rear lights... has the super safety wheel spinners as well...
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PostPost by: elanfan1 » Thu Mar 10, 2016 7:54 am

Is it a camera trick or does the rear wheel arch look huge - there seems to be a big gap around the tyre.

Those lights have been seen on another car I think they are from an Aston Martin.
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PostPost by: Rob P » Thu Mar 10, 2016 8:25 am

Rear lights look a bit like Ford Capri Mk1 to me, could be the lack of daylight in the picture though
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PostPost by: elanfan1 » Thu Mar 10, 2016 10:01 am

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PostPost by: pereirac » Thu Mar 10, 2016 11:08 am

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Not these then!!
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PostPost by: elanfan1 » Thu Mar 10, 2016 2:32 pm

No offence intended but those lights...why oh why?

Compare the wheel arch in that last photo to the first, there's something awry!
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PostPost by: billwill » Thu Mar 10, 2016 7:00 pm

elanfan1 wrote:No offence intended but those lights...why oh why?

Compare the wheel arch in that last photo to the first, there's something awry!


If you cannot get the original lights and you want a car on the road, what else can you do except find something vaugely similar. :x
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PostPost by: Spyder fan » Thu Mar 10, 2016 7:06 pm

billwill wrote:
elanfan1 wrote:No offence intended but those lights...why oh why?

Compare the wheel arch in that last photo to the first, there's something awry!


If you cannot get the original lights and you want a car on the road, what else can you do except find something vaugely similar. :x


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I think Steve was referring to the rear lights on the car in Carl's other post above, they are hardly similar to anything seen on an Elan :D
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PostPost by: elanfan1 » Thu Mar 10, 2016 7:55 pm

billwill wrote:
elanfan1 wrote:No offence intended but those lights...why oh why?

Compare the wheel arch in that last photo to the first, there's something awry!


If you cannot get the original lights and you want a car on the road, what else can you do except find something vaugely similar. :x


Vaguely similar.... Those are as similar as you are to Papa Smurf : :lol: :lol:
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PostPost by: The Veg » Fri Mar 11, 2016 2:43 pm

pereirac wrote:
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Not these then!!


Those are these:

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Which I'm fairly certain are actually these:

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They look totally SMASHING on the Esprit, but really shyte on the Elan. :mrgreen:
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