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Old 06-22-2019, 11:21 AM
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when putting the headlights back in the 53 we had one origination? sealed beam. I don't this i have ever seen one of these. lots of bulbs and reflectors. kind of things but never a sealed bean with a steel back, and a bulb fixed in place with the glass lens crimped on to it. will really the only part sealed would be the bulb. but kind of neat
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Pretty common in the early '50s. Need more of them Ed?
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they would beat any plastic light out there today
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Ed I think that is OEM for the Pontiac $6.99 in the day equals $49.99 in todays money. Plastic!!! Ford Taurus Interceptor $875.00 Explorer $1265.00 and the lowly obsolete Crown Victoria from Ford $165.00 from China $27.00. Ford patented the new ones so NO aftermarket. Oh yes the soon to be out new Interceptor supposedly only about $450.00 for a headlight due to complaints from PDs about Explorer price.
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Try a 2016 Charger, $700 for the assembly. I miss the old sealed beams, simpler and cheaper.
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That and way better light. You really notice the difference out here. The lit up beltway not much. You drive around your late modal cars on a dark road you get use to not seeing. Then take one of yours with the quid headlights out on the same road and it's like the sun came up.
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My 56 Packard has way better lights than my 16 Police Interceptor.
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