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'87 Fog light source

Post by 7364tgm » Tue Oct 28, 2014 12:15 am

I am looking for a drivers side fog light or source of supply for my '87 635csi. The light is the 4sq corner Hella model with three mounting lugs into the spoiler. I bought these years ago but it seems that these are NLA from most sources. I only need one but will buy a set if need be.

Thanks Guys,

Tom M in Portsmouth VA

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Post by tschultz » Tue Oct 28, 2014 9:06 am

Maybe you can get away with just the lens??

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Post by GRNSHRK » Tue Oct 28, 2014 3:11 pm

"Only" 3 pages of dialog #-o

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Post by 7364tgm » Wed Oct 29, 2014 12:02 am

That is correct, 3 pages of posts with no conclusion as to who may have these fog lights. I read and re-read this post before asking the question again.
Bottom line, I still need a complete light for an '87 if anyone has one.
Thanks for a great forum.

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Post by Alpinacsi » Thu Oct 30, 2014 12:45 pm

Try posting in the parts wanted section. These are not parts from BMW in Germany but were BMWNA parts. I believe it was also stated that the supplier nolonger produced them. I have helped others source these in the past and sell used ones as quickly as I can get them. Check the e30 sites as well because the alum bumper cars that had spoilers used the same ones. As you can see by previous discussions: there is not a source known so everyone will be happy if you can find one and share it.
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Post by jacko » Thu Oct 30, 2014 12:56 pm

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Er, not quite . . .

Post by GRNSHRK » Thu Oct 30, 2014 7:30 pm

If the model in question truly is an '87, then it will have rectangular fog lamps, not the version with the one rounded corner :-k

And as Todd mentioned, I guess we're all still searching for a genuine new replacement source :roll:

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Post by 7364tgm » Thu Oct 30, 2014 10:43 pm

Yep, it a true '87 alright! Rectangular lights with square corners. Maybe we need to develop an adapter that would accept the rounded corner light. That would get all of us owners out of trouble with spares available all over. Something to think about.
Thanks guys, I'll keep looking.

Tom in Portsmouth, VA

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Post by BMW187 » Wed Nov 05, 2014 10:23 pm

Tom:

Are you still looking for one of these? If so, please send me your e-mail and I will shoot you a couple of pictures of a used one that I have. Having trouble with my PM outbox, so posting this instead.

Regards,
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Post by 7364tgm » Fri Nov 07, 2014 2:42 am

Thanks Brett, message sent. Still need it.

Later,

Tom in VA

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Post by Red_Shark » Wed Nov 19, 2014 2:50 am

Have you checked BavAutos website? Seems like they might have ones from Bosch. Not sure if these are the correct size though. I have not tried them, but I will be needing some new lenses too pretty soon.

http://bavauto.com/shop.asp

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Post by 7364tgm » Thu Nov 20, 2014 3:28 am

I had one on order from BavAuto as they told they could order one from the 'Motherland'. That went on for over 3 months and they finally refunded my money. Like trying to find hens teeth!

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Re: '87 Fog light source

Post by ron » Sat Nov 22, 2014 6:20 pm

7364tgm wrote:I am looking for a drivers side fog light or source of supply for my '87 635csi. The light is the 4sq corner Hella model with three mounting lugs into the spoiler.
This any good?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/181592449296? ... 26_rdc%3D1
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Re: '87 Fog light source

Post by Ralph in Socal » Sat Nov 22, 2014 11:03 pm

ron wrote:
7364tgm wrote:I am looking for a drivers side fog light or source of supply for my '87 635csi. The light is the 4sq corner Hella model with three mounting lugs into the spoiler.
This any good?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/181592449296? ... 26_rdc%3D1
Ron - Those are euro fog lights for e24 but they were also used on the US e28 535is and M5.


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Re: '87 Fog light source

Post by wogden700 » Wed May 13, 2020 8:31 pm

HAs anyone tried the Hella 1NB 123 581-001
It looks nearly identical.
https://www.rallylights.com/hella-fog-l ... eries.html
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Re: '87 Fog light source

Post by wogden700 » Tue May 26, 2020 3:33 pm

My previous post, those lights are for a Euro car.
But I am pretty certain I found an alternative.
https://asaabforever.com/saab-parts/9529900-2x/
I bought a single lens off EBAY and it fit. I just went a
head and ordered this pair and I will report how they work.
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Re: '87 Fog light source

Post by wogden700 » Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:14 pm

wogden700 wrote:
Tue May 26, 2020 3:33 pm
My previous post, those lights are for a Euro car.
But I am pretty certain I found an alternative.
https://asaabforever.com/saab-parts/9529900-2x/
I bought a single lens off EBAY and it fit. I just went a
head and ordered this pair and I will report how they work.
I can now confirnm that these Saab parts are exact fit!
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Post by bpoliakoff » Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:13 pm

7364tgm wrote:
Thu Nov 20, 2014 3:28 am
I had one on order from BavAuto as they told they could order one from the 'Motherland'. That went on for over 3 months and they finally refunded my money. Like trying to find hens teeth"

Factoid: Germany refers to itself as the "Fatherland" The only country to do so
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