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Squiggle Dog

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Where To Find Small Parts For Headlights?
« on: 15 January 2021, 06:08 PM »
I'm attempting to put together a decent set of Euro style headlights and noticed that it's missing one of the plastic wedge things, as well as most of the vinyl protectors that go on the lens retainer clips. Can these be purchased anywhere? The free versions of the online parts catalogs don't show part numbers for them.
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Re: Where To Find Small Parts For Headlights?
« Reply #1 on: 17 January 2021, 07:57 AM »
The plastic wedges are just used to guide the seal and lens in place, you can remove them and swap position and make a light for the other side of the car.  The rubber tips all fall off.  Not sure how but one could plati-dip them?
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Re: Where To Find Small Parts For Headlights?
« Reply #2 on: 05 March 2021, 07:05 PM »
If you take careful measurments I can design those parts in sketchup and 3d print them out of petg.

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Re: Where To Find Small Parts For Headlights?
« Reply #3 on: 05 March 2021, 08:58 PM »
If you take careful measurments I can design those parts in sketchup and 3d print them out of petg.

Excellent! I sold the lights on which these parts were, but should I need some made for the set on my car, I will keep this in mind.
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Re: Where To Find Small Parts For Headlights?
« Reply #4 on: 06 March 2021, 12:48 PM »
No worries.