Lamp Question for UK restorers...

Discussion in 'Hacks' started by Old Mule, Oct 6, 2017.

  1. Old Mule

    Old Mule Long timer

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    I need to find a lamp for my sidecar mudguard. Formerly I had a black rubber Pride & Clarke one. It had a white lens on the front and a red one at the rear. But now after 40 years it has perished from UV and weather.
    I would like to find something similar.
    Years ago the catalogues were full of them, all differnt sorts, but now they have disappeared.
    Any ideas or links?
    Thank you.
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  2. FLYING EYEBALL

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    how bout a pic?
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  3. Old Mule

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    Mine is gon to the great scrap heap in the sky, but every English sidecar from 1965 on back had one. The were required b
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  4. Old Mule

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    by law, I was going to say.
    A Lucas L569 would be fine, there must be one, or something similar, in the New World!
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  5. FLYING EYEBALL

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    Looks like ebay in europe

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  6. FLYING EYEBALL

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    Maybe some kid with a 3d printer might be able to make some
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  7. Tarka

    Tarka Strangely strange. Oddly normal.

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    You can get something vaguely similar from trailer shops for mounting on trailer mudguards.

    And probably from tractor places too.

    Not likely to be chrome though,and probably plastic or rubber body.
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    http://www.vehicle-wiring-products.eu/product.php/882/rubber-marker-lamp
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  9. vortexau

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    Have you tried F2 Motorcycles Ltd? Ural sidecars (the current models) have a combination Indicator & White for front display, and a combination Indicator & Red lens for rear display, which perch on the third-wheel mudguard.

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    Then there are the Part - F243CATSEYE - Marker. Mini Cats eye marker lights in red, amber and white.

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    The third image is from the range of pods external kit-car range for Caterham/DAX/Westfield/Locost accessory lamps - in this case from the eBay UK web search page. (more below):

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  11. Old Mule

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    That's very close to the one that was on my mudguard for decades, thank you! I am surprised that they are still made.
    But they aren't priced in shillings and pence like the last one.
    Thanks!
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    Narva's Model 30 is the old style encased in a rubber housing. Still readily available everywhere.




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  14. Old Mule

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    thank you
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