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 Post subject: Can you restore the cornering lamps
Posted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 11:24 am 
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Hi fellas,

Just wondering can the cornering lamps on ef el models be restored to look brand new again?

If so how much and where from?

Ford have now stopped making them.
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Posted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 7:10 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Can you restore the cornering lamps
Posted: Sat Aug 03, 2013 11:59 am 
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I bought some brand new ones a year ago from Ford. Are you sure they no longer have them?
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 Post subject: Re: Can you restore the cornering lamps
Posted: Mon Aug 05, 2013 11:48 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Can you restore the cornering lamps
Posted: Mon Aug 05, 2013 7:45 pm 
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Not listed, never were available aftermarket.
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 Post subject: Re: Can you restore the cornering lamps
Posted: Mon Aug 05, 2013 10:47 pm 
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What is wrong with the current ones that they need restoring?

 

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Posted: Mon Aug 05, 2013 11:32 pm 
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Just buy an aftermarket set off ebay.
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 Post subject: Re: Can you restore the cornering lamps
Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2013 9:38 am 
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I didnt think you can get aftermarket ones which fit in the same hole?
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Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2013 9:56 am 
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No such thing as after market cornering lamps.

What is wrong with yours?

 

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Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2013 10:21 am 
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They just all faded and yellow.
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Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2013 10:30 am 
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They are glass judging by the way mine have smashed. Wow, wouldn't have thought they would go yellow like the headlights. And the indicators are really cheap plastic, so you don't mean those?

No, surely not. The cornering lamps should be able to have a new surface put on them.

Elbow grease with wet and dry all the way down to 2000 grit and then a polishing paste.

Can't do any harm. Supercheap have kits that contain all the stuff.
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Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2013 10:44 am 
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Yeah i will have to look into it.
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Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2013 10:52 am 
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They're definitely plastic, just a more brittle type than your headlights.

It's the first time I've seen/heard of these fading.

Any normal headlight restoration technique will work to restore them.

 

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Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2013 11:02 am 
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supercheap auto now stock them for about $20
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Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2013 11:06 am 
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That's 3 and counting that have no idea what this thread is about.

How many more can we get?

 

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