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On the subject of Lights..



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wofforduk

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Wed 17 May 17 13:34

On the subject of Lights..


has anyone tried to retrofit a headlight motor instead of use the vacuum?

I am thinking of using a Mazda MX5 motor - I think it doesnt need a module...

sorry if this thread has been covered before - and 500 quid for the kit is simply excessive IMO.

Cheers!


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78' SB (sold)
86' SB (sold)
79' SB

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Forrest Gump

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Thu 18 May 17 19:09

Re: On the subject of Lights..


I've done away with the vacuum system on my '75 and used off-the-shelf electric actuators to raise and lower the headlights. I'm pleased with how it works and it's a pretty cool mod......but it was a tricky project. Making brackets etc, getting the open and close positions correct....and the control wiring/relays. Cost of parts was about 150.

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