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Rear number plate loght

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Hi what was the number plate loght unit in the rear bumper from? One of mine is broken (the post that holds one of the contacts for the bulb has broken off) so I need to replace ir
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Don't know what else used them but you can get them from SJ - A082M6144F

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Hi Pete, that's not it!
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I used the one that Pete linked to. It's not identical to the original, but it fits fine. I've no idea where the original comes from, but it's very likely to be NLA if SJ Sportscars cannot supply it.

There's an outside chance I kept the old ones when I replace mine, if you want it! Probably just needs a good clean.
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Don’t have my car at home to compare, but these may be correct - https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/LOTUS-ECLAT- ... 635-2958-0

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rbgosling wrote:
Mon Jan 31, 2022 15:51
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There's an outside chance I kept the old ones when I replace mine, if you want it! Probably just needs a good clean.
Where they the ones you sent me? If so Ill dig them out for Stew. (or was it a puddle light?)
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. Don’t have my car at home to compare, but these may be correct - https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/LOTUS-ECLAT- ... 635-2958-0
These are the lights off series 1 Elites / Eclats. Used on many Brit cars (even minis I think) of the time and not difficult to find new. Late Excels are quite different and sorry, but can't help on a source.
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Hawaiis0 wrote:
Mon Jan 31, 2022 19:45
rbgosling wrote:
Mon Jan 31, 2022 15:51
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There's an outside chance I kept the old ones when I replace mine, if you want it! Probably just needs a good clean.
Where they the ones you sent me? If so Ill dig them out for Stew. (or was it a puddle light?)
Ummm… probably! I did vaguely remember keeping them, that must be why!
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Hawaiis0 wrote:
Mon Jan 31, 2022 19:45
rbgosling wrote:
Mon Jan 31, 2022 15:51
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There's an outside chance I kept the old ones when I replace mine, if you want it! Probably just needs a good clean.
Where they the ones you sent me? If so Ill dig them out for Stew. (or was it a puddle light?)
Ahh, that would be awesome!
Of all the things I have lost I think I miss my mind the most...

1952 MG TD
1957 MGA 1500
1959 Austin Healey Sprite
1975 MG Midget 1500
1990 Lotus Excel

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