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RobSelina
08-15-2004, 10:45 PM
Having a very fun time locating some small turn signals for the front of the Midget. I've started a bumperless conversion and I want something small for the front turn signal indicators. I also don't want anything that ground through the chassis 'cause that's just going to be a PITA and cause rust and whatnot....

Anyway, advice on where to get them?

BTW, here are a few pics of the bumperless conversion. still need to do some sanding and painting of course.....

https://www.nmt.edu/~rselina/bumperless1.JPG

https://www.nmt.edu/~rselina/bumperless2.JPG

tony barnhill
08-17-2004, 12:11 AM
MGA front parking lights wired as turn signals?

Bruce Bowker
08-17-2004, 09:38 PM
Healey turn signals? Mini (real Mini) turn signals - cheap and plentiful.

Steve
08-18-2004, 12:34 PM
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Healey turn signals? Mini (real Mini) turn signals - cheap and plentiful.

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/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/iagree.gif Good suggestion. The Mini units would good on the front of that car.

RobSelina
08-19-2004, 11:43 AM
good call guys, thanks, I'll look into them.

RobSelina
10-03-2004, 01:38 PM
Just a quick update - I ended up using some LED turn lights I found at pep boys...they don't look to bad IMHO

https://www.nmt.edu/~rselina/midget/mg10.JPG

aeronca65t
10-04-2004, 12:09 PM
Yeah, those are fine....I got similar things at a trailer supply place.

tortfeezor
10-13-2004, 09:30 AM
Rob, I think you and I are working on parallel Midgets. Thanks in part to a roaring case of attention-deficit disorder, I'm also simultaneously working on a bumperless conversion, fuel pump upgrade, de-smogification, interior clean-up and battery relocation on my '77 (in addition to my work on a '78 sailboat, semi-finished basement, and evading an angry wife).

Would it be possible for you to post a close up shot of the turn signals? I've been trying to figure out which ones to use on my car. The problem I've encountered is that the mounting surface of most lights is flat, while the front of the fender has a gentle curve (my fender does, at least). I'd be interested to know how you worked around this issue.

Mr. Bowker's suggestion about Mini turn signals is one that I've heard before. Is there anyone on the forum who could post a photo of a bumper-converted Midget with Mini turn signals?

Mike

RobSelina
10-13-2004, 07:44 PM
mike - it sure does sound like we're doing all the same projects! anyway, i'll post a pic of the signals for you tomorrow, it's raining now. The signals did have a flat surface, but it wasn't significant enough to notice where I mounted them. Anyway, pics tomorrow...

Trevor Jessie
10-13-2004, 09:16 PM
Wouldn't a nice thick rubber gasket help make up the difference?