Lights! (Interesting and Awful please)

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Re: Lights! (Interesting and Awful please)

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 04 Jul 2019, 12:09

Paul-R wrote:
04 Jul 2019, 12:01
it didn't half rot!


Liked the "punchline" of your post.....I was anticipating a more positive conclusion! :-D

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Re: Lights! (Interesting and Awful please)

Post by Paul-R » 04 Jul 2019, 12:12

Yes, bottom of the windscreen pillars IIRC. A real bitch of a place if you're going to do a restoration.

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Re: Lights! (Interesting and Awful please)

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 08 Jul 2019, 19:09

As trailed on POTD

Lucas
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nf own work AS Sapphire lucas headlight
This one has the AS emblem in the middle
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Re: Lights! (Interesting and Awful please)

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 17 Sep 2019, 20:47

An early P4-Mathewsons sale this saturday

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Re: Lights! (Interesting and Awful please)

Post by van ordinaire » 17 Sep 2019, 22:54

Strange that the "Cyclops" was so adventurous (avant garde, one might say) yet the P4 developed into the epitome of British traditionalism & conventionality.

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Re: Lights! (Interesting and Awful please)

Post by Stickyfinger » 18 Sep 2019, 07:52

Our family had one when I was a kid in Singapore... to young to remember but we have photos. Dad sold it for a Beetle.

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Re: Lights! (Interesting and Awful please)

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 20 Sep 2019, 20:02

ALFA ROMEO 159 TURISMO JTS S-WAGON 2007 according to Autotrader vehicle check

Two triple rounds
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Post by NewcastleFalcon » 20 Sep 2019, 20:17

Discovered this too the Clam shell



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Re: Lights! (Interesting and Awful please)

Post by Gibbo2286 » 21 Sep 2019, 08:55

The biggest problem we had with the Alfa lights was that the Italians used steel connectors instead of copper or aluminium and they rusted terribly, especially the earths, endless back feeds were a real nightmare.

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Re: Lights! (Interesting and Awful please)

Post by van ordinaire » 21 Sep 2019, 22:06

The trouble with Italian lights is they were meant, primarily, for Fiats & Lancias & therefore designed to rust at the same rate, it would seem.

That particular Alpha front end really is quite special though - & always loved those boat-tail Rivs!

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Re: Lights! (Interesting and Awful please)

Post by white exec » 21 Sep 2019, 22:53

After too many years (long ago) I realised the Italians build their washing machines the same way, if Indesit and Zanussi are anything to go by. The house now runs on Bosch/Siemens. Lesson learned.