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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:50 pm 
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Just secured a set of clear Cultus fender turn signals for my '94. Hoping someone can help me with measurements to properly mount them up (from ground and from door edge). Also, if anyone has a fender with the light removed, that can snap a pic to let me see how they mount. Thanks in advance.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 1:34 am 
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I'll take some photos tomorrow when it's not 7:35pm


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 1:49 am 
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BTW they aren't Cultus lights. All Jap cars have amber turn signals.
I have two Cultii and they both have amber ones.


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:56 pm 
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nzswift wrote:
BTW they aren't Cultus lights. All Jap cars have amber turn signals.
I have two Cultii and they both have amber ones.


Thanks for the info and for taking a pic. Ebay ad called them 'JDM SUZUKI SWIFT CULTUS GTI GT WHITE SIDE INDICATORS'. The clear lenses will match my clear corners.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 2:30 pm 
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Well I can assure you the are NOT JDM!!!


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 1:20 am 
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Here are some photos I took today. The LH red guard has had the indicator removed so you can see the profile and the way one corner is sort of triangulated. The photo with the dimensions written on is is not edge to edge but centre to centre.
The white guard is a REAL JDM Cultus with amber indicators...
Never took photos of the assembly as I assume you have them in front of you


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 1:23 am 
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Hope your guard has that recess (groove) thing I measured from...


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 12:17 pm 
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Thx. Big help. Larger hole than I imagined. Lights are still in the mail.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 2:20 pm 
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Hole is 35mm wide and 27mm deep on the non triangulated side


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 5:55 pm 
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For the center to center measurements for placement of the light, did you mean to write centimeters? The hole size (mm) seems right. Thanks for taking time to help me out. Makes things easier than just trying to eye it from a random picture.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 6:18 pm 
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jeez! gary!

jon did everything except come over to you house and cut the holes for you. :lol:

cut the darned fenders. if you screw up, a set of fenders isn't exactly hard to find. :-P

i've had a new set of saab 9000 side markers in a box that i was going hang on a vert for years. i just haven't gotten around to it. =)

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t3 ragtop wrote:
jeez! gary!

jon did everything except come over to you house and cut the holes for you. :lol:

cut the darned fenders. if you screw up, a set of fenders isn't exactly hard to find. :-P

i've had a new set of saab 9000 side markers in a box that i was going hang on a vert for years. i just haven't gotten around to it. =)


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Perfectionist... (sort of like a guy who replaces ALL fasteners with stainless). But, lights are still in the mail.

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cold busted. :lol:

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Yup, you're right it is cm!


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remember to hit the edges of the cut steel with some cold galvanizing or rustproofing and paint.

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94 RHD Metro wrote:
t3 ragtop wrote:
jeez! gary!

jon did everything except come over to you house and cut the holes for you. :lol:

cut the darned fenders. if you screw up, a set of fenders isn't exactly hard to find. :-P

i've had a new set of saab 9000 side markers in a box that i was going hang on a vert for years. i just haven't gotten around to it. =)


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Perfectionist... (sort of like a guy who replaces ALL fasteners with stainless). But, lights are still in the mail.

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That is too Rich.! get it.?...cold stone busted ...good one ......jv&s
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Might be time for a Kodak moment.!
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2013 9:04 pm 
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Package from Hong Kong arrived today. My fender turn signal lights. Anyone recognize these? Obviously from what I'm hearing on here, they're not Cultus assemblies, but I'm going with them anyways. Just need to mock up a template for the necessary holes.

DHL left a 'missed you' slip, so that must be my other expected goodies from Europe. We shall see tomorrow...


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 13, 2013 9:52 pm 
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They are same side marker lights I have on my Euro Mk2 GTi just clear . I switched to clears also because everything else is clear so amber side markers by themselves just looked goofy


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DTM GTi wrote:
They are same side marker lights I have on my Euro Mk2 GTi just clear . I switched to clears also because everything else is clear so amber side markers by themselves just looked goofy


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If you don't mind me asking, what did you use to make the large square hole that they require? I'm thinking a hole saw and then hack saw to make the corners from there.

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94 RHD Metro wrote:

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If you don't mind me asking, what did you use to make the large square hole that they require? I'm thinking a hole saw and then hack saw to make the corners from there.

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That car is in Europe , it came with them . On my T3 here in AZ I just used drill to make a whole and then files . The whole you need is fairly small and sheet metal is thin so its not all that much work . I didn't want to use power tools because they work fast and they make big mistakes fast. Easier to control everything doing it manually . I suppose you could use pencil die grinder to speed up the process.


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