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Conversion to ellipsoid headlights

Post by 635sharknose » Sun Jan 24, 2021 11:47 am

I am converting to ellipsoid headlights.
Now I noticed that the headlight hits a piece of metal frame.
Does anyone know how this is constructed in the later types (1988/1989) E24? There must be more space.
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Re: Conversion to ellipsoid headlights

Post by ron » Sun Jan 24, 2021 1:27 pm

Just cut the metal back to clear the light. Treat the cut edge. There is plenty of metal left.
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Re: Conversion to ellipsoid headlights

Post by 635sharknose » Sun Jan 24, 2021 1:31 pm

Thanks, was thinking of doing that but then I changed my mind. I would like to make it as it is on the late models.
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