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Offline waffey

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Headlight - Is this an original?
« on: May 15, 2020, 04:03:53 PM »
Hi, see attached picture of the headlight i took off my project. Its a concave headlight stamped made in France!!!!! (it might be a clue)

Is this an original light or a replacement
« Last Edit: May 15, 2020, 04:12:04 PM by waffey »
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Offline florence

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Re: Headlinght - Is this an orignal?
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2020, 04:12:53 PM »
it is not original, it is a cibie, aftermarket fitting common in the past.  it is actually a better light than the original but if originality is your thing and you want to sell it let me know, I might have the correct one somewhere.

Offline waffey

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Re: Headlinght - Is this an orignal?
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2020, 05:14:19 PM »
it is not original, it is a cibie, aftermarket fitting common in the past.  it is actually a better light than the original but if originality is your thing and you want to sell it let me know, I might have the correct one somewhere.

prefer the original lamp myself. Happy to swap out etc,can you PM?
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Offline paul G

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Re: Headlight - Is this an original?
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2020, 08:18:26 PM »
Waffey as above if Florence can’t find it I have one to swap.
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Re: Headlight - Is this an original?
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2020, 09:30:30 AM »
Wasnt the original a stanley unit?

Offline Bryanj

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Re: Headlight - Is this an original?
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2020, 03:30:30 PM »
If it was american a sealed beam unit

Offline florence

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Re: Headlight - Is this an original?
« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2020, 05:58:19 PM »
ok, found one Stanley 6.0159

Bryan, is this the correct one, picture to follow

Offline florence

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Re: Headlight - Is this an original?
« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2020, 07:13:34 PM »
I think this is correct but if other forum members could confirm?

Offline Nurse Julie

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Re: Headlight - Is this an original?
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2020, 07:53:51 PM »
Looks correct Florence
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Re: Headlight - Is this an original?
« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2020, 08:08:03 PM »
I've fitted a Superdream headlamp.  It looks the same but has a higher wattage H4 blub.
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Re: Headlight - Is this an original?
« Reply #10 on: May 19, 2020, 08:51:10 PM »
It looks right, show us the bulb fitting to be more certain

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Re: Headlight - Is this an original?
« Reply #11 on: May 19, 2020, 11:01:02 PM »
will do tomorrow

 

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