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Red teardrops

Post  Bob1557 on Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:18 pm

Is it possible to buy new replacement headlight bowl teardrops or do I have to make them ?

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Wipac Headlamp

Post  FB vincent on Mon Jul 25, 2016 7:28 am

Try this previous discussion on this subject:

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Falcon 87 Headlight

Post  peter@dunfordconstruction on Mon Jul 25, 2016 9:26 am

Please could anyone send me a photo picture of the instrument top of the Falcon 87 1961 Headlight so I can reproduce the layout on my restoration?



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Post  Bigjim on Mon Jul 25, 2016 3:25 pm

using red Perspex might be a way forward. It cuts, files & polishes very easily.

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Post  piston 197 on Mon Jul 25, 2016 4:21 pm

I am sure it cuts and files easily, but the originals have WIPAC logo on them, and that will be a right sod to reproduce ! I have never seen them other than in a headlight and they are not listed as a separate item in the Wipac lighting catalogue, but no doubt there were bins full of them in the Wipac factory ? after positioning in the shell they are melted from below to fit, I am sure with the application of a soldering iron from below they can be removed, best to look for an old shell that still has them in place ?
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Post  kerabo on Mon Jul 25, 2016 6:13 pm

I know its not the same but you can get very small warning lights that will fit the holes.


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wipac parts wiring diagram

Post  Bigjim on Mon Jul 25, 2016 6:52 pm

According to my Wipac service sheets, the Falcon 87 uses the S0904 body headlamp.  As John says they came with the red bits as standard, not as spare  parts.

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Re: Red teardrops

Post  Ted Snook on Wed Jul 27, 2016 11:23 pm

Thanks for the Diagram Jim, better than any of the ones that I have so far.
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Red Tear Drops.

Post  colk2004 on Sat Jul 30, 2016 9:07 pm

I've bought some red acrylic rod to have a go at fashioning some tear drops from. I'll keep you posted how it goes.

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