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PostPost by: motoring-man » Sun Dec 30, 2018 5:02 pm

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just love the Kellogs box on the floor
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PostPost by: Famous Frank » Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:25 am

great pic!!!

Well once again, you are getting old, or at least I am, and as soon as you think you know a little something, you realize you should never, ever, stop learning!!!

On a Series 1 Elan as depicted in the the photo, what determined whether the vehicle received two rear lights per side or three rear lights per side? I have always wondered why!

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PostPost by: Frogelan » Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:55 am

Two different sets of lamps existed:

3 per side: US market (possibly plus a few other LHD markets) comprising indicator, position/brake and a reflector.

2 per side: all other markets (indicator / combined brake/position lamp).
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PostPost by: Famous Frank » Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:40 am

Thank you Frogelan!

Why didn't I think of that!

Makes sense to me.
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PostPost by: Bud English » Wed Jan 02, 2019 5:04 pm

... and thanks to a few, probably the last of these interesting looks at the history of the factory from Motoring man. Thanks guys.
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PostPost by: pharriso » Wed Jan 02, 2019 5:30 pm

Bud English wrote:... and thanks to a few, probably the last of these interesting looks at the history of the factory from Motoring man. Thanks guys.


My view also :roll: :roll: :roll:
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