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#151 ONLINE   Aston Martin

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Posted 07 August 2018 - 03:12 PM

They're 90 euros a pop and 22 euros shipping each.

Which is £180-ish with shipping. I assume they're charging me for one shipping?



He's replied 80 euros a pop plus shipping.

£165 for both delivered.


I don't need them and it's a bit rich and I really don't need them.
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Posted 07 August 2018 - 03:22 PM

I don't know if you saw them but there were a pair of Cross rear lights for sale on the facebook UK Panda 4x4 page back in June but they were offered at £150 so not much different unless you could enter into a negotiation? Seems like the Italian guy is on the money?
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#153 ONLINE   Aston Martin

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Posted 07 August 2018 - 04:13 PM

I don't know if you saw them but there were a pair of Cross rear lights for sale on the facebook UK Panda 4x4 page back in June but they were offered at £150 so not much different unless you could enter into a negotiation? Seems like the Italian guy is on the money?



I hate this place, messaged the UK one, still for sale but slightly damaged. (Repairable/replacable part)

I guess I’ve just bought them and for a decent price too. :(
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Posted 07 August 2018 - 05:05 PM

I hate this place, messaged the UK one, still for sale but slightly damaged. (Repairable/replacable part)

I guess I’ve just bought them and for a decent price too. :(


I don't know if the answer to this is well done or Oh dear?
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Posted 08 August 2018 - 02:06 PM

Cross lights acquired, also have orange Plasti Dip arriving on Friday.

Won’t be a permanent solution, but I want to see roughly what they’ll look like before being painted along with the roof.
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Posted 08 August 2018 - 02:28 PM

Those lights are going to look fucking brilliant. Can't wait to see them on the car!


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Posted 08 August 2018 - 02:53 PM

Those lights are going to look fucking brilliant. Can't wait to see them on the car!



I’m seeing the car on Saturday, I’ll test fit them then.
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#158 ONLINE   Aston Martin

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Posted 09 August 2018 - 11:52 AM

Here's the damaged part, you can get it from Fiat for about £60 I believe. Or I can attempt to bodge it for now... I'm thinking an epoxy glue and try to shape for the Plasti dip, just to see if I want them fully orange or not.

If I want to leave them standard then I'll get the proper replacement part, I didn't realise that these were like a grainy grey metallic colour.


Anyway, also on the 'eventual agenda'

The RHD cars obviously have the indicator/reverse light on the left and the LHD cars have the indicator/reverse light on the right.

I would like to have indicator/reverse on the left and on the right. Which makes it symmetrical and keeps with the orange and white theme. I've stripped mine and the lights and connectors are identical. All I'd have to do is fit a red fog light bulb to be legal.

I'll plug my left into the right and see what happens. Will the fog light, activate the "reverse light"? I think it could as the wiring is exactly the same on both sides as is the connector.

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Posted 10 August 2018 - 07:00 PM

Ran out of Plastidip, so not sure I'm taking them tomorrow.
I'll see what they look like in morning, I can always order another tin. They're patchy as buggery.
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Posted 10 August 2018 - 10:13 PM

Is it possible to swap the lenses out?  That way you get two clear lenses but with the original wiring so it would operate fog and reverse as normal.


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Posted 11 August 2018 - 02:31 PM

Is it possible to swap the lenses out?  That way you get two clear lenses but with the original wiring so it would operate fog and reverse as normal.

I've ordered a complete LHD reverse one from Italy. We'll see how it goes.


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Today has been semi-disasterous. The transparent vinyl wasn't transparent enough. The normal vinyl was too thin, I freehand cut a rectangle. Which is why it looks raggy. But the issue is the orange is the wrong shade. So I yanked it off.

Speaking of the wrong shade, the mats are a different orange.

I've posted a pic of the "best" plastidip light. I've ordered another can, I actually think I'd like them properly sprayed orange when I get the bodywork done. Rather than keep them stock.

I drove it around the corner with the new tyres and MOT. I forgot how close the pedals are on these.

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Posted 11 August 2018 - 03:18 PM

With a bit of luck, the floor mats will be cheap enough that they fade down if you leave them somewhere sunny... though that will mean they keeping fading until they're white.  Shame the vinyl isn't more transparent, it looks a reasonable match to the bodywork otherwise.


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Posted 11 August 2018 - 07:09 PM

Curious Orange.

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 12:17 AM

Curious Orange.


Fifty Shades Of Orange.
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Posted 12 August 2018 - 12:44 AM

No crows.


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Posted 12 August 2018 - 04:22 PM

I'll be your dog.
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Shiteless for the foreseeable future


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Posted 14 August 2018 - 02:25 PM

Thanks.

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Posted 14 August 2018 - 05:13 PM

Love how they put a big tick next to the cancelled order message, like it's a good thing :roll:


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