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Old 01-17-2019, 09:20 AM
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Uhhh, check posts 2,13 & 14....
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Old 01-17-2019, 09:24 AM
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those rear flares were mandatory in Europe,and from GM,you could buy them over the counter here
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Old 01-17-2019, 10:09 AM
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Originally Posted by dmaxx3500 View Post
those rear flares were mandatory in Europe,and from GM,you could buy them over the counter here
Not true. Europe is not a country and at that time most/all countries had their own automotive legistlation. It might have been Germany where you had to install the flares to both front and rear at some point? Or some other mid European country, I cannot remember anymore. Not a widespread thing here at all.

EDIT: yes, the flares were available from GM and I think they were the same that was used with GS cars. The fronts were the actual "export" flares. BTW. were these flares available from GM before GS was published (1996)? I don't remember seeing any early cars with the flares prior to that.

Here is a local car which has the both flares installed:

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Old 01-17-2019, 12:45 PM
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I don't suppose anyone has more info on those headlights? I don't suspect my flip ups are lasting much longer, and those look really nice.
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Old 01-17-2019, 01:02 PM
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I think these are the heasdlights:
https://www.ebay.ie/itm/Fiat-Coupe-1...9m4n:rk:1:pf:0
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Old 01-17-2019, 02:08 PM
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The Fiat Coupe lights are not bolt on, lots of fitting to do. And they are not forever either. The plastic lenses age, get scrached/milky/yellow and need to be polished until they are too far gone and the units must be replaced as whole. I don't think the lenses are available separately. At least they weren't 10 years ago when I was thinking of this conversion. And the cars they are from have not been made for 19 years so its not likely anything new will be coming to market.
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Old 01-17-2019, 02:21 PM
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Dang. Figured it would take some fab work, but sounds like not a realistic modification to make. Hella sexy, though!
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Old 01-17-2019, 04:06 PM
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Yeah, they look good. Sort of like the old Le Mans -headlights on C3 racers. But, the hood hole shape is not same so the hood must be cut and glassed to make them fit. And also needs work to make them aim correctly. If your only problem is the flip up motors/gears then that is 10x easier to fix and way cheaper too.
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