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Re: RGS headlight conversion
« Reply #30 on: August 16, 2017, 10:00 »
or Cyprus and South Africa

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Re: RGS headlight conversion
« Reply #31 on: August 16, 2017, 21:49 »
or Cyprus and South Africa

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Or Malta and Japan... ;D

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Re: RGS headlight conversion
« Reply #32 on: August 17, 2017, 05:27 »
Or Malta and Japan... ;D

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Or Thailand and Hong Kong
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Re: RGS headlight conversion
« Reply #33 on: September 01, 2017, 02:57 »
Or Falkland Islands and Maldives.  :P
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Re: RGS headlight conversion
« Reply #34 on: September 01, 2017, 09:26 »
I think the point being made was they drive on BOTH sides of the road in India!
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Re: RGS headlight conversion
« Reply #35 on: September 01, 2017, 11:25 »
The best thing about using silicon to hold the glass lens into the reflector is it can be soaked in petrol and the silicon dissolves...

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Re: RGS headlight conversion
« Reply #36 on: July 25, 2020, 01:19 »
Gas anyone tried one of the plethora of different led headlight in 5x7" format, they look like they'd fit and would surely be a lot better. Like this one ... https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com.au%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F124005956610
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Re: RGS headlight conversion
« Reply #37 on: July 25, 2020, 01:47 »
Go for it Drikko, and report back  8)

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Re: RGS headlight conversion
« Reply #38 on: July 26, 2020, 03:59 »
Go for it Drikko, and report back  8)

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Re: RGS headlight conversion
« Reply #39 on: July 26, 2020, 05:14 »
Gas anyone tried one of the plethora of different led headlight in 5x7" format, they look like they'd fit and would surely be a lot better. Like this one ... https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com.au%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F124005956610
Drikko I dont think that they will fit to be honest as different size.
This is what I used
https://webshop.fiat500126.com/en/electronics-und-ignition/illumination/front-lights/headlight-clear-glass-bilux-including-adapter-for-h4
Sitting on the fence 120 or 180 that is the question ?

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Re: RGS headlight conversion
« Reply #40 on: July 26, 2020, 11:30 »
I have done a bit of research, there are currently 76 countries/territories that drive on the left of the road, that is 37% of the worlds traffic movement. A lot of countries have changed from left driving to right driving, in the 20's and 30's including the USA and Canada, two countries had it imposed on them by Nazi Germany in WW11 being Checko and Hungary Sweden was relatively late to change (1967) but Nigeria was even later than that (1972). There was still huge evidence of that in 1976 when I was working there, it was still causing crashes four years later! I didn't find any conversions later than that, but they probably happened. I don't think any country ever converted from R/H driving  to L/H driving.

I once recovered a fiat 124 (I think it was) simply to gain the headlights for my Corsa, I duly loaded it onto my trailer and progressed to the scrap yard, I stopped in a layby and removed the headlights, and while I was stood there, precariously working on the car atop the trailer, I realised, that the indicators (turn signals) were the same as my 1200TS, so out they came as well! I couldn't see anything else useful, so the scrap yard received the whole lot, it was off loaded by an orange peel clamshell, crushed to within a foot for each door, and slung onto the heap, the operator (who I know well and is a motorcyclist) jumped down off his crane and said "have you been building a  Shifty", and I said no, the engine is still in place, which he hadn't even noticed, the cash desk, dropped me about fifty quid as well, so all in, a good day, except perhaps I should have saved the motor and started to build a Shifty, most of the other parts are still here waiting.
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Re: RGS headlight conversion
« Reply #41 on: July 26, 2020, 11:43 »
Bet it was a 127 then, Clem?

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Re: RGS headlight conversion
« Reply #42 on: July 26, 2020, 12:38 »
Drikko I dont think that they will fit to be honest as different size.
This is what I used
https://webshop.fiat500126.com/en/electronics-und-ignition/illumination/front-lights/headlight-clear-glass-bilux-including-adapter-for-h4

Share some feedback on the fitment and use of these please Brett.
They appear to be very cheap ::)
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Re: RGS headlight conversion
« Reply #43 on: July 26, 2020, 16:43 »
I think you are right Marnix, but I had to google it.
the 124 had a very nice twin cam engine with twin 40 Dellorttos very like Webber DCOE, so I would have kept that and its gearbox
to use in a project leave rusting under a hedge. Or used the carbs for Atlas spares!
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Re: RGS headlight conversion
« Reply #44 on: August 02, 2020, 21:51 »
Drikko I dont think that they will fit to be honest as different size.
This is what I used
https://webshop.fiat500126.com/en/electronics-und-ignition/illumination/front-lights/headlight-clear-glass-bilux-including-adapter-for-h4

I can't tell if that's LHD or RHD?

BTW Samoa switched from RHD to LHD as recently as 2008.
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