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r8 headlight conversion

#1 Post by pkronic » Sun Mar 18, 2018 6:58 pm

ok im curious if anyone has converted the headlights on a early r8 (mines a 92) im curious about any conversions but yhh ive been toying with the idea of making up acouple plates and putting in circle lights similar to the style of the xj40s, any thoughts or suggestions aswell as any form of conversions leave in the replys :) will post in another forum aswell cuz i dunno if this is the right forum

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#2 Post by 1234dist » Sun Mar 18, 2018 7:10 pm

Please don't :mouthshut
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Re: r8 headlight conversion

#3 Post by pkronic » Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:00 pm

1234dist wrote:
Sun Mar 18, 2018 7:10 pm
Please don't :mouthshut
*laughs* if i did it would only be a project so if i didnt like the look i could put the rectangles back in

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#4 Post by Johnny 216GSi » Mon Mar 19, 2018 4:56 pm

pkronic wrote:
Sun Mar 18, 2018 6:58 pm
ok im curious if anyone has converted the headlights on a early r8 (mines a 92) im curious about any conversions but yhh ive been toying with the idea of making up acouple plates and putting in circle lights similar to the style of the xj40s, any thoughts or suggestions aswell as any form of conversions leave in the replys :) will post in another forum aswell cuz i dunno if this is the right forum
We found an R8 with the Punto headlights on this thread: http://www.rover200.org.uk/forums/viewt ... 09&p=68148

Those headlights will require a fair amount of metalwork around the front wings and bonnet.

There are twin headlight and twin taillight conversions sold by Auto Fashion. Never seen them so get photographs before you part with cash!

See the price list at the bottom of this page - http://www.autofashion.co.uk/rover_200_mk_2.htm
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#5 Post by ROVER-25X » Sat Mar 24, 2018 10:28 pm

That website hasn't been updated since 2011, I bet dist could hack it with a Nokia 6230. :laughing2 :laughing2

I have been keeping an eye out for a set of Citroen Xantia Morette Headlights but they are like hens teeth.



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This is what the rear lights look like, I should know, I OWN THEM !! :*laughing my fat rear end off* :tt2



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#6 Post by 1234dist » Sun Mar 25, 2018 5:58 am

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Re: r8 headlight conversion

#7 Post by Mr Teddy Bear » Mon Mar 26, 2018 6:10 pm

It's a good job we all don't like the same thing.






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#8 Post by ROVER-25X » Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:09 pm

These could be shaved down and made to fit I would say.



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#9 Post by 1234dist » Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:27 am

£150 and then start hacking them up :scared
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#10 Post by ROVER-25X » Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:04 pm

£350 new and there are no options for the Rover so a fair punt, always watch out for more as the Morette
lights are not as popular anymore, there heyday was the 80's and 90's cars, not so much for more modern
fayre, blast from the past etc.
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