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Re:Clear lenses....... 2016/10/14 13:58:57 (permalink)
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post edited by Rob - 2016/10/14 15:46:07

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Re:Clear lenses....... 2016/10/14 19:53:17 (permalink)
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It's a new morning, it's a new day. I was going to reply to TonyMR2's last post, but he's disappeared. Anyhow, Gary at toyotaheritage has covered everything I was going to say and more. Sadly, this whole debacle seems to have arisen over a genuine error in listing one item on eBay. I stated this in my previous post, and this has been subsequently corroborated by Gary's copy of his correspondence with TonyMR2.
 
Moving on, if anyone's genuinely interested in purchasing, I've now produced an illustrated PDF of the fitting process so you can see what's involved. If you contact toyotaheritage, they'll be happy to mail you a copy. They may also offer you a slightly reduced price if you order direct through them rather than through eBay. In the meantime, for those of you with the Rev 1/2 models, here's another option. I don't make triangles for these and the USDM red triangles are discontinued, but a customer in Switzerland sent me this photo. He's sprayed the triangles with body colour paint, and I think it blends well especially on a black car. Also, a much cheaper option to amber delete as you only need to buy the indicator lenses. Any questions, please ask, I'm happy to help.
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My 944 was used in the opening sequences of this T.V program.. http://www.streetfire.net/video/Wheeler-Dealers-Porsche-1_683243.htm?ref=b4e39af2-b815-4bc5-a811-9c0f00a0b820 ...the clear lenses are the giveaway
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Re:Clear lenses....... 2016/10/15 11:13:41 (permalink)
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Thanks Richard and Gary. I should just add that the product I received is of excellent quality and I had no issues fitting them myself, all you need is an oven and some trim removal tools (from your auto parts store). The quality of the product stands against the price reasonably well in my opinion, and I'm unaware of any directly comparable alternatives that are worth considering. Excellent work guys!

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Re:Clear lenses....... 2018/02/27 00:16:39 (permalink)
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Hi chaps,
 
After an absence of some time, I'm back with news of my latest MR2 clear lens projects which have not been available before. Firstly, amber rear delete for the AW11 Mk1a......

 

This is the first one I made....the lens is just loose fitted for photo purposes. Before someone points out the new lens is much brighter than the reverse lens, that's because I sprayed the reflector of the indicator with silver/chrome spray. For a final fit I'll remove the reverse lens, clean and polish and spray that reflector as well.
 
 
My latest project, I only completed over the weekend, one of my finest pieces of work if I say so myself... AW11 Mk1b clear rear conversion. These late model lights were USDM/JDM and never officially imported into the U.K, Europe or Oz, but they do exist in small numbers. Also known as 'Supercharger' type lights, I managed to source a very rare pair in the U.K. These were my starting point.....

The amber sections were pretty matted with age.....

Much careful polishing was needed to get it to this condition for moulding from...

 
And finally, after much work, I ended up with these....


 
I will be writing a walk through guide with photos when I have time and I'm pleased to report that fitting was much easier than I'd anticipated, achieved with only the wife's high power hair dryer.....no need to use the oven method......just as well as the units wouldn't have fitted
 
If you're interested in either of these, they will be available from my good friend Gary at ToyotaHeritage. In the meantime, if you have any questions, give me a shout.
 
All the best,
 
Richard

My 944 was used in the opening sequences of this T.V program.. http://www.streetfire.net/video/Wheeler-Dealers-Porsche-1_683243.htm?ref=b4e39af2-b815-4bc5-a811-9c0f00a0b820 ...the clear lenses are the giveaway
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Re:Clear lenses....... 2018/03/16 02:37:38 (permalink)
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Just received this photo from a chap in Denmark.....these are the first to be installed in the world


My 944 was used in the opening sequences of this T.V program.. http://www.streetfire.net/video/Wheeler-Dealers-Porsche-1_683243.htm?ref=b4e39af2-b815-4bc5-a811-9c0f00a0b820 ...the clear lenses are the giveaway
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Re:Clear lenses....... 2018/07/23 00:50:50 (permalink)
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and here's a couple of the Mk1a rears installed...…..

My 944 was used in the opening sequences of this T.V program.. http://www.streetfire.net/video/Wheeler-Dealers-Porsche-1_683243.htm?ref=b4e39af2-b815-4bc5-a811-9c0f00a0b820 ...the clear lenses are the giveaway
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Re:Clear lenses....... 2018/11/27 23:56:39 (permalink)
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Quick update and a few new photos, first another AW11 Supercharger clear rears.....
 
 

 
and also clear fronts for all AW11 models...…..the original parts are no longer available, one pair is original, the other is my reproduction, but I can't remember which is which...……….
 

 
 

 

 
 
 
post edited by wolfie308 - 2018/11/28 00:02:40

My 944 was used in the opening sequences of this T.V program.. http://www.streetfire.net/video/Wheeler-Dealers-Porsche-1_683243.htm?ref=b4e39af2-b815-4bc5-a811-9c0f00a0b820 ...the clear lenses are the giveaway
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