headlamp Guards

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  1. greyroofs

    greyroofs

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    Hello all

    Anyone know if it is possible to get headlamp guards made to measure. We suffered a smashed headlamp on the Hymer when a stone was thrown up. The bill for new unit and fitting was £1500 (ouch):cry:. Any suggestions please.
     
  2. WynandJean

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    Wow! Even by today's standards that seems ridiculously expensive for a headlight. I wonder why it should cost so much?
    Wyn
     
  3. niggle

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    :Eeek::cry: is it a round small one,, if so super u in france usaly have a motor shop next to the store that seel the gaurds,,, if you cant find them there try a plastic shop front supplyers they wiill be able to mold and shape the to fit i got some for mine after the dealer had to replace a lens and moaned at the price,, any probs p/m me:thumb::thumb:
     
  4. Bailey58

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  5. greyroofs

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    ?

    Afraid that has gone right over my head.:Doh:
     
  6. Snowbird

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    Perhaps somthing like these should do the trick.
     

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    IMO it is not the headlights that need guards but the thieves who charged you £1500 for supplying and fitting a headlight as they are dragged off to prison...

    No wonder insurance is becoming so expensive...

    ... it was an insurance job wasn't it?

    JJ
     
  8. rainbow chasers

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    You can call in at your nearest plastic factory and get them to cut some up, or buy some perspex from a DIY store. If you need to bend, gently heat.

    They can either be fixed by screws or velcro - your choice. Have a look on auction sites for motorcycle headlight covers, as there are a few people that custom make them.
     
  9. Travelingman

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    I experienced the same problem.I bought mine on ebay from a guy who makes them in his garage I thought they would be rubbish but they look really professional and they fit very well. They've been on now for approx
    600 miles and still look good.:thumb:

    Anyone know if it is possible to get headlamp guards made to measure. We suffered a smashed headlamp on the Hymer when a stone was thrown up. The bill for new unit and fitting was £1500 (ouch):cry:. Any suggestions please.[/QUOTE]
     
  10. Xabia

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    I fitted Lamin-X film to the headlights of my 2007 B544SL shortly after buying it and am glad to say that I have not had a problem with the headlights in 28,000 miles. Hope I am not tempting fate with this post!
     

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