Headlight covers for my 69 XKE

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Boron
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#1 Headlight covers for my 69 XKE

Post by Boron » Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:58 pm

I am rather new to the site and hope I haven't missed anything about the current state of the art on retrofitting covered headlights on Series 2 models. Older posts reference designs by Marek and Wahl. I am assuming they are currently available but haven't seen any comments. Would love to get some insight before I attempt to pull off a conversion.

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#2 Re: Headlight covers for my 69 XKE

Post by MarekH » Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:32 pm

There are a number of people who have tried both. In each case, they purchased the Wahl kit first and then later came to me. You can always talk to someone independent like Harry Fulford in California.

I can send you a set of fitting instructions which go into the background requirements and steps you need to consider before proceeding with such a conversion, but this is a Word document. You can then make a better decision as to how to proceed.

kind regards
Marek

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#3 Re: Headlight covers for my 69 XKE

Post by Tbob » Wed Jun 19, 2019 2:23 am

Marek is too much of a gentleman to post his own products, but I can do it. :bigrin:

A challenging project, but the results are spectacular:

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LHD '69 OTS. (Former) basket case

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#4 Re: Headlight covers for my 69 XKE

Post by Tom W » Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:39 am

Those do look stunning. It really cleans up the front end of the S2.
Tom
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#5 Re: Headlight covers for my 69 XKE

Post by Tbob » Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:13 pm

Tom W wrote:
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:39 am
Those do look stunning. It really cleans up the front end of the S2.
You may not notice that I deleted the side markers. They added "clutter" to the front end, IMHO.
Bob t

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