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 Posted: Feb 17, 2021 09:04AM
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The van lights are angled because of the angle on the body of the estate/van.  I see a number of trucks using the estate lights....but puts them at the wrong angle and won't reflect properly.

 

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 Posted: Feb 17, 2021 04:41AM
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Originally Posted by theminimark
Hi Abel,
I'll check this weekend.  I have a faint memory of that.
Best regards,
MSH
Mi Mark,
did you get a chance to look for the lens by any chance?
thanks,
Abel

 Posted: Feb 16, 2021 06:21AM
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Thanks Hugh. I noticed that difference. Rear lens for sedans, wagons/estate/van and pick ups are all different.
This might be a 'stupic' question but has anybody attempted to use vans rears lens on a sedan using the adapter plate for MKI? Being flat, would the van lens be angled because of the MKI plate?
cheers,
Abel

 Posted: Feb 15, 2021 12:53PM
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They created a different version for the vans and wagons because the area they sit on is flat where the sedan is angled. Van/Wagon lenses are not sided but the sedan ones are.

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 Posted: Feb 11, 2021 09:44AM
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Thanks Mark. I bought two light clusters some time ago but one them has some elements missing (orange lens, bulb holder, spring....) that I think I might be better off finding a complete one. Just let me know what you find, please,
cheers,
Abel

 Posted: Feb 11, 2021 09:31AM
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Hi Abel,
I'll check this weekend.  I have a faint memory of that.
Best regards,
MSH

All Together Now.... Everybody......
 Posted: Feb 6, 2021 03:00PM
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....I might be also interested in purchasing the whole unit, if it comes to that...or even the whole Van/Estate/Wagon!! I have been looking for one to restore for a few years now,
cheers,
Abel

 Posted: Jan 26, 2021 09:03AM
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thanks for the link Scott.
I bought a set some years ago but the orange lens was missing. I was hoping somebody here would have one for sale. Shipping to the US is very steep these days,
cheers,
Abel

 Posted: Jan 25, 2021 04:23PM
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 Posted: Jan 25, 2021 08:27AM
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Originally Posted by Green93
I can't understand why they went to all the trouble and cost of tooling up a new set of tail light lenses, gaskets, and bases that are only about a half inch taller than the standard ones. It's pretty much impossible to tell the difference unless they're side by side.
Probably EU regulations.
If so post Brexit there should be no more of that nonsense.

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 Posted: Jan 25, 2021 08:05AM
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There is this one on Ebay   37H4964 on Ebay


There's also a pair of export (red) ones on Ebay if you're not stuck on the amber ones.  Export Traveller lens on Ebay

 Posted: Jan 24, 2021 01:32PM
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I can't understand why they went to all the trouble and cost of tooling up a new set of tail light lenses, gaskets, and bases that are only about a half inch taller than the standard ones. It's pretty much impossible to tell the difference unless they're side by side.

 Posted: Jan 24, 2021 11:51AM
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.....I have this lens extra if anybody needs it

 Posted: Jan 21, 2021 07:29AM
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Hello,
I am looking for an orange lens for the Estate/Van and was wondering if anybody here has one for sale or trade. I bought a set of lens but that one was missing. It came with an extra lower (red) lens though, if anybody needs it,
cheers,
Abel