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Old June 25th, 2013, 09:02 PM
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Front light/trim help

So I have eliminated the MOD lights and rough installed the plastic trim parts around the headlights. The clear marker lights (blinkers) seem like they will slip trough the sheet metal and the 3 screw holes line up fine (same hole pattern at the MOD mounts)

Here is where I am stuck; The orange marker lights are way way bigger and will in now way fit through the hole already stamped from the MOD marker light. Plus, the mount has two permanent studs on the back which don't like up with anything.

Curious if I was sold the wrong marker lights by AB? Are these orange lights for the rear on an NAS 110? Am I missing something?

I was told it was just a simple swap after I wire the lights up, so I'm a little confused.

Appreciate it. Few pics below to orient you.

Josh
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Old June 25th, 2013, 09:22 PM
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Your plastic trim is for 1993-94, and those larger lights go on the bottom of the 1995-97 plastic trim. Plastic trims between those two groups of years are different.
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Old June 25th, 2013, 09:30 PM
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Your plastic trim is for 1993-94, and those larger lights go on the bottom of the 1995-97 plastic trim. Plastic trims between those two groups of years are different.
Ok that is helpful... But there are no holes in the plastic trim at all- the holes they don't line up with are in the aluminum. If I read you correctly, the correct orange lights would match up with the holes in the aluminum like the clear markers do?

If so, I've lost some faith in AB...this will be the third trip back and forth for this project.

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Old June 25th, 2013, 09:31 PM
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What are you trying to do? You can fit the big lights higher up where your stock lights are.
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Old June 25th, 2013, 09:38 PM
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What are you trying to do? You can fit the big lights higher up where your stock lights are.
I'm really just trying to upgrade the lights from the MOD lights which were beat to shit and add the headlight trim piece at the same time. I just wanted a replacement where I didn't need to dick with drilling new holes, yada yada. After talking with AB I was told these just rewire up after I fit the trim and fit the two existing holes in the aluminum.

Is this is incorrect clear light as well? At least on this light, it fits the hole and the mounting holes line up.
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Old June 25th, 2013, 09:42 PM
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That is the correct upper light.

For the lower light, you can just run a small amber that is identical to that. What you have is the 95/97 bigger amber light. It can be made to fit, but not without drilling. Try asking for Eric at AB next time.
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Old June 25th, 2013, 09:48 PM
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That is the correct upper light.

For the lower light, you can just run a small amber that is identical to that. What you have is the 95/97 bigger amber light. It can be made to fit, but not without drilling. Try asking for Eric at AB next time.
Thanks a ton. I'm just browsing the registry looking at other 87 ish years and see that, a exact light in amber is below.

Actually Eric was my man. Always been good, an I won't give up. Just frustrated when one lil thing keeps you from pushing forward. But such is life!

Appreciate the assist and steering me in the right direction.

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Thanks a ton. I'm just browsing the registry looking at other 87 ish years and see that, a exact light in amber is below.

Actually Eric was my man. Always been good, an I won't give up. Just frustrated when one lil thing keeps you from pushing forward. But such is life!

Appreciate the assist and steering me in the right direction.

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In the grand scheme of rover problems, you will look back at this as a minor one.
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In the grand scheme of rover problems, you will look back at this as a minor one.
Lmao so true, so true.
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Front end upgrade complete. Thanks for the assist on my light issue, gents.
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Front end upgrade complete. Thanks for the assist on my light issue, gents.
Looks great! See, minor issues. Call me when you start on a replacement galvy frame.
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Looks great! See, minor issues. Call me when you start on a replacement galvy frame.
Reminds me when I first got my 90. One of the first issues was the rear lights blowing bulbs all the time due to water getting sprayed in them on rainy days. I'm sure you know what I am talking about Evilfij . Eventually went sealed LEDs with new plithes and replaced the screws with rivnuts and Allen headed bolts.

Looks great josh-man - like Evilfij said minor but sorta PITA job when you are not familiar with the Rover odd parts years.

Evilfij - I will take you up on the galvy frame help this winter, haha
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Front end upgrade complete. Thanks for the assist on my light issue, gents.
Josh,Looks great. Had mine out today in Nobleboro. We need to pick a sunny day and get together for a beverage!
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Pretty much alway around as are many others more knowledgable than me.

As I always tell people, I do this for sport, not profit.
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Looks great! See, minor issues. Call me when you start on a replacement galvy frame.
Deal!!
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Old June 30th, 2013, 10:36 PM
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Pretty much alway around as are many others more knowledgable than me.

As I always tell people, I do this for sport, not profit.
This is funny. We were all new at one point and as long as one can give back to the people that file in behind him, so to speak, we all win.

Now about that frame swap...
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