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post #11 of 22 (permalink) Old 06-22-2019, 07:30 PM
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Jim, did you remove the fenders, like evolutions says to do?
If it can be done with out removing, that would make it much easier.
you can pry the fenders out of the way enough to get to the screw heads and remove/install them
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Thanks Jim, I will try that first, much better than removing the fenders.
I do see what looks to be a rivet in the upper surface, behind where the adjustment screw is... does that need to be drilled out?
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I believe there are 3 screws holding the housing in place, no rivets. You may have to remove the upper fender screw for more flex of the fender, but I don't think so.
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The high beam projector lamp mounting is broken within the assembly. It can't be fixed. A new after market assembly can be had for around $150. R&R is a ***** because one mounting bolt is behind the fender which must be removed as well as the front facia. I've read that you may be able to remove said bolt without the fender delete - but? Look at youtube.
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Everyone on this site has been great, the advice here is spot on.
The headlight install is done, partially removing the fenders and front was not that hard
and really provided the access to do the job.
Any body need an old set of lights.... ?
Next project... front wheel spacers. Then the transmission motor cleaning and fluid change.
Will post some before and after pics soon.
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What size front wheel spacers do you plan to use?
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1" with the original front wheels. Looks to be plenty of room.
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The headlight replacement is complete, also the gear shift motor cleaning, tranny fluid xchange, clutch actuator clean and lube, temp air box install, zero rear wheel camber fix, and finally the front wheel spacers installed. Pics attached! its shifting much better, and seems the handling is improved with the wider front wheel track. I still have to take it out on the highway, but do not anticipate any issues.
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Looking good!!
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Your car is looking really good. I have 20mm spacers on the front of mine. Yours are just a bit over 25mm, if they are one inch wide. Do you plan on rear spacers?
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