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1933 Ford Fordor Sedan #10: These headlights look way bigger

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Blog entry by crowie posted 10-31-2019 08:15 AM 580 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 9: This has been one tricky little part to make. Part 10 of 1933 Ford Fordor Sedan series Part 11: Progress Mockup »

These headlights look way bigger so on went the thinking cap again.
I found some 1” dia headlights on Bearwood but shipping to Australia isn’t cheap along with a very poor exchange rate.
Make them!

A craft bead + a tiny wooden spoon + a piece of dowel.

They still need some shaping and sanding but they’re okay

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie



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#1 posted 10-31-2019 10:56 AM

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#2 posted 10-31-2019 11:01 AM



https://www.lumberjocks.com/Dutchy/blog/107065

But like you said yours are okay.

- Dutchy

Thanks Dutchy, I did look at yours and the shop bought ones I have in the cupboard, they just seemed smaller and especially against the horns I made.
These are about 27mm diameter at the front and about the same length.

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#3 posted 10-31-2019 12:29 PM

cost is always a factor but self made makes it sweeter

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#4 posted 11-03-2019 10:04 PM

looking good Pete.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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