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« on: 19 March, 2019, 09:20:56 AM »

When I advertised some Fulvia parts a few months ago there wasn’t much interest in the old headlight units that needed re-silvering. This was despite new Valeo units now being unobtainable, or only at a very high price. There were some posts on the forum about this at the time. I was pleased to sell two units (thank you Ben!) and I am pleased now to have sold the three remaining (two concave, one convex) to a member in Australia. Apparently, there is a firm in Aus that does a complete re-silvering service including separating glass from reflector. I don’t think there is a UK firm that offers the same service.

The Australian company is Décor Engineering in Victoria: https://www.decorengineering.com.au/ - their prices sound quite reasonable – about £55 per unit. And the costs for shipment to Aus are not horrendous – my big 7kg package (including other parts) cost about £50, including insurance.

Not that it’s going to help finding spare units, but I was interested to see at the recent London Classic show yet another Gulf Porsche (?) fitted with Sport type concave units!


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« Reply #1 on: 19 March, 2019, 11:32:39 AM »

Gulf Ford? Had original sport lamps in my autojumble stuff a while back. Couldn't get rid of them.
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« Reply #2 on: 19 March, 2019, 07:22:12 PM »

Yes - that's a GT40.
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« Reply #3 on: 19 March, 2019, 07:38:12 PM »

Yes - that's a GT40.
Replica....

Wonder what the original GT40 used??
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1979 2500 Gamma Coupe
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« Reply #4 on: 20 March, 2019, 08:11:53 AM »

I think Gulf (replica or not) must have quite liked them, concave or convex!


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« Reply #5 on: 20 March, 2019, 08:30:39 AM »

I have always thought the (convex) Fulvia Sport headlights rather good if the silvering is in good order.
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1955 Aurelia B12
1967 Flavia Vignale iniezione
1967 Fulvia HFR
1972 1600 HF
1972 1600 Fulvia Sport
1978 Transformer HF3000 Strato's replica
1979 2500 Gamma Coupe
1988 Delta 1.6GTi.e.
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« Reply #6 on: 20 March, 2019, 10:43:45 AM »

Can't be too bad to run at 200mph along the Mulsanne straight at night.
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