Face-lift for the Rolls

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Face-lift for the Rolls

Post by smellody » April 8th 2022, 11:38am

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After encouragement from a fellow Lord with appropriate admiration for Crewe's wares, I've decided to set the Silver Spur II with the headlamps Rolls Royce intended.

I located a factory original LHD LH headlamp in the UK:

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I was able to procu6this factory original in sealed box for 1/6 the retail of an aftermarket lamp because it is apparently "expired."

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Silly Brits! Now to find a LHD RH lamp assembly and move into the 20th century.
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Post by gerdson » April 8th 2022, 1:15pm

Ugh. Just checked prices on such a lamp. I am less envious all of a sudden. Would send You some change, but cod got all I could spare already, which was, well, not so much, actually none. So sorry!
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Re: Face-lift for the Rolls

Post by smellody » April 8th 2022, 2:47pm

gerdson wrote:
April 8th 2022, 1:15pm
Ugh. Just checked prices on such a lamp. I am less envious all of a sudden. Would send You some change, but cod got all I could spare already, which was, well, not so much, actually none. So sorry!
Spendy. Thanks for looking. The "expired" authentic LHD LH was £101 at Flying Spares. An aftermarket one sells for £600.
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Re: Face-lift for the Rolls

Post by gerdson » April 8th 2022, 8:53pm

smellody wrote:
April 8th 2022, 2:47pm
gerdson wrote:
April 8th 2022, 1:15pm
Ugh. Just checked prices on such a lamp. I am less envious all of a sudden. Would send You some change, but cod got all I could spare already, which was, well, not so much, actually none. So sorry!
Spendy. Thanks for looking. The "expired" authentic LHD LH was £101 at Flying Spares. An aftermarket one sells for £600.
A few hundred is still ok. What I found (obviously I did not spend too long) ranged from 900 GBP to 2400 EUR.
Good luck with the chase!
Ardnut since 1989

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