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Old 10-19-2011, 12:42 PM   #1
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Well hereís my old beater 93 NA that I picked up just for the hardtop. It runs but needs a radiator and some obvious body work. It was hit high in the front above the inner bumper and took out both flip-up headlight assemblies. So, I plan on pulling the bumper cover off and gorilla gluing it back together to see if I can make it look okay for the time being.

To me the car is too good to part out, I think it will make somebody a good little zoom around. So, Iím thinking Iíll keep it a little while and tinker with it to get it back street worthy. But itís going to need some headlights and Iím not going to spend any money on an aftermarket kit. SoÖ if this were your project car, what would you do for ďlow dollarĒ headlights hmm?
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are you good at fabricating stuff? look at the halogen lights at like advance auto.
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Why aren't yo replacing with junk yard pop ups? If you're not for whatever reason, I would buy some bulbs, make a bracket, and then fab a housing around it so it looks like the stock ones only up all the time.
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are you good at fabricating stuff? look at the halogen lights at like advance auto.
Yeah, I'm sure I can fabricate well enough. I'll stop by advanced and take a look, thanks for the info.
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Old 10-20-2011, 06:23 PM   #5
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Why aren't yo replacing with junk yard pop ups? If you're not for whatever reason, I would buy some bulbs, make a bracket, and then fab a housing around it so it looks like the stock ones only up all the time.
No junkyard miata's around here to speak of. And the frames and mounting area on mine are mangled badly, especially on the passenger side. I'm thinking more along the lines of putting headlights in the bumper cover holes somehow. I'm not a fan of up pop ups all the time, makes me feel like everybody knows they dont work.
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How about a right fender for $75? http://www.car-part.com/
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Old 10-25-2011, 01:01 PM   #7
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How about headlights that pop up straight like a late 80's Dodge daytona
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How bout just using some dual beam fog lights and make some kind of mount for them .
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hey just cruising craigslist and found a complete set for 100$
http://columbus.craigslist.org/pts/2670587169.html
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what a douche:

I WILL NOT REPLY TO "Do You Still Have Them?"

If This Ad Is Still Up Than Yes I Still Have Them

I am going to send him a bunch of those "Do You Still Have Them?" e-mails.
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