Foxie wrote:alan.barker wrote: <snip>
You need the plastic covers for them because being so low the Lenses will get broken by stones.
They are Lucas square eight with a little clear part to see if you have left them switched on.
It's true that they are vulnerable. I've replaced mine quite a few times in 33 years of Lotusing, but what's the point of having them if they're covered up ?
And why would they be switched on if they were covered anyway ?
I use mine most the time as daytime running lights, and they're always available on the headlamp flasher stalk.
To manyof the big high SUVs on the roads these days, a little low fast Lotus can be very near to be being invisible
I don't know what the material is called or where to get it (although I suspect that it is a 3M product), but I have had lens-protectors for my motorbikes that are made of a flexible clear plastic film about 3/32" thick IIRC, with an adhesive backing. The stuff works! Put that on the lights if you use them all the time.
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Does anyway know where I can buy a R/H side black plastic light pod, as mine is a bit cracked/broken? Part number appears to be 050B1614 but SJ Sportscars only sells the L/H side one!
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