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Just seen this on a Swiss website

PostPosted: Wed Mar 09, 2016 11:44 pm
by pereirac

Re: Just seen this on a Swiss website

PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2016 12:45 am
by pharriso
Hmmm... very odd rear lights... has the super safety wheel spinners as well...

Re: Just seen this on a Swiss website

PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2016 7:54 am
by elanfan1
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.

Re: Just seen this on a Swiss website

PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2016 8:25 am
by Rob P
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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Re: Just seen this on a Swiss website

PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2016 10:01 am
by elanfan1
Courtesy of RD Selby

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Re: Just seen this on a Swiss website

PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2016 11:08 am
by pereirac
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Not these then!!

Re: Just seen this on a Swiss website

PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2016 2:32 pm
by elanfan1
No offence intended but those lights...why oh why?

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

Re: Just seen this on a Swiss website

PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2016 7:00 pm
by billwill
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

Re: Just seen this on a Swiss website

PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2016 7:06 pm
by Spyder fan
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


Bill
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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Re: Just seen this on a Swiss website

PostPosted: Thu Mar 10, 2016 7:55 pm
by elanfan1
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:

Re: Just seen this on a Swiss website

PostPosted: Fri Mar 11, 2016 2:43 pm
by The Veg
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: