they look like some lights I was looking at ,they are led and separate indicator light and stop and tail think they are 24pounds each which would be96 pounds plus you can buy chrome surrounds for about a tenner sold by carbuilder solutions.
they sound a nice alternative to the standard Lucas items if the quality is there. i had a Bug with toledo rear lights fitted at one time, took me a while to figure out what they were off originally oh and i've had chevette rear lights fitted to a Bug which really suited the car
Hi All They are from e-bay Type in "100 LED Dual Color Car Truck Stop Flowing Turn Signal Brake Rear Tail Light 2X" full details are there, I paid £23 per pair. I used two pairs as they fitted in the space, plus I felt one set would look too little. I made a flat piece of fibreglass, painted it black to the shape of the rubber surround, drilled one hole for the nut n bolt for each light, made a holding bracket to wedge it against the Bug and used the current wire spades to connect to the new spades. PLEASE NOTE the normal Bug lights can be put back in place if needed at anytime. Advantage of having these lights (besides looking good & modern) is that they take up no room in the boot, disadvantage is that they are not original, which many want for their Bug. If buying two sets buy them from the same outlet, as I purchased one set then two weeks later another set from another supplier, the indicator yellows were different shades so I purchased a third set and luckily the yellow matched one of my previous sets. The spare set left over is going on my trailer. I like new modern ideas, I am always adding new stuff to my Bug, BUT (excluding the engine) I always make sure it can be put back to original with very little effort.
Yes I noticed they had no reflector built in too, so purchased two small reflectors. However my Bug passed its MOT without them being fitted, my Short Vehicle signs act as my reflectors for now, even though they are on the mud flaps. If I ever get stopped re no reflectors I will add them to the Boot Lid. I don't tend to drive my Bug in the dark and never leave it parked on a road of a night either, not having them for me is not a major concern or hazard.
These are the reflectors I have, which are also attached to my trailer (bought two pairs).
Re triangular, am I bovvered no, if I get stopped for that I'd be well miffed. Re sleeping in it yes I do fit, watch this space.... The trailer is currently undergoing a full restoration and refit, the rear plate will have illumination, but as I don't usually drive in the dark that light might be detachable. Also adding a rear camera as I cant see over it in the Bug.
stan: I will be selling my Bug, I had it for about 4-5 years and getting a wee bit to old to crawl underneath.
May 10, 2020 15:41:48 GMT
Eartthing: Hello anybody, still no reply about cable earthing explanation. I would be happy with at least I don't know as I'm seeing tumble weeds on this forum.
May 16, 2020 15:49:33 GMT
Eartthing: please help !
May 16, 2020 15:49:55 GMT
karl: If you don't get a reply, post on the main forum
May 16, 2020 19:22:21 GMT
Stiffy: Your better of posting a question on the forum. One earth goes to the chassis from the battery negative. Then anther goes fro the wiring loom onto a bolt ontop of the gearbox cover. :-)
May 17, 2020 19:30:59 GMT
stan: Karl,Stiffy, thanks very much, I'm new to this site and I though that t I was on forum.
May 18, 2020 5:55:16 GMT
stan: I'm not sure if using this system right can any one advise pleas. Dope bugger
May 20, 2020 18:45:50 GMT
stan: did you get details .
May 23, 2020 9:44:42 GMT
alpine6969: Looking for bushes for rear trailing arms pushed the rubber bush out but looks lo
May 25, 2020 19:43:50 GMT
alpine6969: Looking for bushes for rear trailing arms pushed the rubber bushes out but looks like a metal sleeve in there, does this need to come out ? Not sure what the dimensions are looks like 24 mm with sleeve in and maybe 26 ish without
May 25, 2020 19:48:04 GMT
jonnymonno: Thanks Vannin. The second one was just what i was looking for. Watch this space. I can build uo my Bug which I’ve owned since 78’ now
Jun 2, 2020 5:52:00 GMT
burlmeister: Hi, first time oaths forum, so I may be posting this in the wrong place. I have owned my bu for 32 years and it's been garaged for the last 20. Now trying to resurrect it. Two queries, does anyone produce a rtepl
Jun 27, 2020 15:07:37 GMT
burlmeister: Sorry, tocontine, I',
Jun 27, 2020 15:08:07 GMT
burlmeister: m looking for a replacement petrol tank. Does anyone produce them? Secondly, I need to replace the tyres. There is a sign in the car and in the handbook, only cross ply tyres to be fitted. No idea why this should be. Are cross ply tyres still available?
Jun 27, 2020 15:10:30 GMT
ady: For the petrol tank try looking up triggergas on ebay, he might be able to make you one. You can fit radial tyres, most people do. There is plenty of choice of tyre for it as they are the same size as a Mini. You can still get crossplys if you want
Jun 29, 2020 15:39:00 GMT
barracuda: Anybody out there got an original bug steering wheel for sale, any condition, even one needing restoration, thanks people
Jun 30, 2020 18:48:24 GMT