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Old 13-06-2017, 06:05 PM
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I completely deleted mine and replaced them with some Amber LED's from ebay with a load resister.

With a 3D printed bracket I made up they are now hidden behind the grill and shine through brightly when the indicators are on.

I had sidelights hanging off the bumper on mine too. I binned them and replaced the headlamps with H4's that incorporate the sidelight as well.

Much neater looking at the front now, if only I didn't legally have to have a front number plate it would look perfect!
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Old 13-06-2017, 06:22 PM
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I completely deleted mine and replaced them with some Amber LED's from ebay with a load resister.



With a 3D printed bracket I made up they are now hidden behind the grill and shine through brightly when the indicators are on.



I had sidelights hanging off the bumper on mine too. I binned them and replaced the headlamps with H4's that incorporate the sidelight as well.



Much neater looking at the front now, if only I didn't legally have to have a front number plate it would look perfect!


I had very similar ideas when I couldn't find the lenses to replace my broken ones. Do you have photos of it you can share?
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Old 13-06-2017, 06:25 PM
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Much neater looking at the front now, if only I didn't legally have to have a front number plate it would look perfect!
Russell, can you post a pic please? Interested to see what it looks like. I'm thinking of getting a full grille for mine and hiding the lights the same way as you I think.
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Old 13-06-2017, 06:28 PM
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I had very similar ideas when I couldn't find the lenses to replace my broken ones. Do you have photos of it you can share?
I don't I'm afraid as the front end is now completely stripped for the JZ conversion. I can share the 3D print file I made though.
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Old 13-06-2017, 06:34 PM
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This is the last pic I took before I stripped it.

You literally can't see them at all until the indicator is on. The printed bracket uses the top grill mounting holes and sits them just behind the slats in the grill.

You would have to get very close to even see them in there


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Old 13-06-2017, 06:41 PM
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Always think the 260 indicators look like an afterthought, and 280's are even worse lol. Gonna retro fit 240 ones to mine I reckon. Using an frp deep front spoiler so shouldn't be hard


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The Euro spec 240 had bumper mounted indicators as well. The wrap round indicators came from other markets such as America and Japan.
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Old 13-06-2017, 06:55 PM
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The Euro spec 240 had bumper mounted indicators as well. The wrap round indicators came from other markets such as America and Japan.


Ah, I see, they just look so much better, like the car was designed to have them there if you get my drift


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Old 13-06-2017, 08:01 PM
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I'm thinking indicators in the headlights would be neat.

You don't have to have a deep front spoiler to have the US style indicators.
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Old 14-06-2017, 12:19 PM
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I'm thinking indicators in the headlights would be neat.

You don't have to have a deep front spoiler to have the US style indicators.
Yeah, I've seen the 7" headlights with amber led's built in on eBay, good idea
My 280 doesn't have the front lower corners cut out for wrap around indicators, but the spoiler I've bought has the indents ready to chop out so easy conversion for me. Dare say its easy to cut the lower metal corner panels though, or just buy some 240z ones
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Old 14-06-2017, 12:48 PM
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Indicators in the headlights? I've heard it all!
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