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    Crap and Damnation! My Tail Light Fell Off.

    Got to work this morning to find that my tail light lens had fallen off. Just the red/amber bit as the reflector's still there. This is supposed to be a single unit so I have no idea what happened.

    Can't believe the price for a new one so has anybody got a line in on a used spare that can be had for a reasonable price?


    There's sure to be good karma in it too...
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    Best of luck mate, sure you already know theyre like rockin horses shit to find.

    And yep some of us this side of the globe have lost inicator lenses.

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    Ask Bef...see the For Sale thread.
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    Ooh, lucky me! Bef's original buyer backed out so it's going to be mine. Strange isn't it, that I feel lucky despite the crap luck of having it fall off for no apparent reason in the first place :|

    BTW NthnPhil you're dead right - after scouring the web they do seem to be thin on the ground unless you want to buy new.

    P.S. Good karma has been accrued for Bef.
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    My need for tyres has been your salvation
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    Good karma has been extended to Prilliant. You can be assured it goes to a good home. Beer is available for both of you if you ever find yourselves in Melbourne.

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    Well it does sound like your need is greater than mine. I'm not actually neding the light yet but it seems to be a matter of time.

    Hope to take you up on the beer offer someday
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    The amber side bits are not glued in ?

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    Don't know, sorry. Haven't got mine to look at anymore.
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    My next question would have been: can you swap the side amber bits ? (I have 2 incomplete/damaged taill lights - trying to make 1 fully functional)
    I'm sure we can't buy only the amber bits ! and the whole ensemble must be forged on mount Etna, if you judge by price

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    IIRC some others have complained about losing only an indicator lens from the back. It would make sense for it to be a three piece unit that is slotted together then glued onto the reflector, so I think your chances of making one good out of two bad are reasonable.
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