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      12-18-2012 10:58 PM #1
      Can anyone ID this headlight from a recent hit and run?

      (No cheating via using the reddit thread.)


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      12-18-2012 11:01 PM #2
      Right headlight from something American?

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      12-18-2012 11:03 PM #3
      Looks like it's from a mid-'80s to early '90s Ford.
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      12-18-2012 11:04 PM #4
      Here's another view:


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      12-18-2012 11:05 PM #5
      Almost looks like it came from here but not quite.



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      12-18-2012 11:05 PM #6
      Ford F150/Bronco. Early '90's.

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      12-18-2012 11:06 PM #7
      Early 90s Ford Ranger
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      12-18-2012 11:07 PM #8
      No correct answers so far.

      It is a right front headlight.

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      12-18-2012 11:09 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by Seabird View Post
      Early 90s Ford Ranger
      I thought the same at first (left headlight from Ranger/Explorer) but look where the lightbulb hole is. It faces out at an angle (also, I think they had sealed beams). That's a cornering light to me. That's why I'm thinking right side headlight with the actual headlight piece missing.

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    10. 12-18-2012 11:12 PM #10
      Bustle-back Seville?

      Last edited by cheap sunglasses; 12-18-2012 at 11:15 PM.

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      12-18-2012 11:17 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by VadGTI View Post
      I thought the same at first (left headlight from Ranger/Explorer) but look where the lightbulb hole is. It faces out at an angle (also, I think they had sealed beams). That's a cornering light to me. That's why I'm thinking right side headlight with the actual headlight piece missing.

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      Damn. I thought I had it with the wrap-around turn signal below the square white housing.
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      12-18-2012 11:18 PM #12
      So the OP on reddit is a cop. His hunch is that this part was left from a hit and run, probably involving a stolen vehicle. He cross checks the two Cadillacs for ones reported stolen in the area, no matches.

      Keep searching, TCL!

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      12-18-2012 11:22 PM #13


      Crown Vic shiz

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      12-18-2012 11:23 PM #14
      '90-92 Fleetwood, the ones with the "euro" front end. I've sold enough of those to know without cheating.

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      12-18-2012 11:25 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by jettagli1991 View Post
      '90-92 Fleetwood, the ones with the "euro" front end. I've sold enough of those to know without cheating.
      Brougham, actually. The Fleetwood was the 1993-6 replacement.
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    16. 12-18-2012 11:26 PM #16
      Brougham?
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      12-18-2012 11:30 PM #17
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      12-18-2012 11:32 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by Yo Teach View Post
      Brougham, actually. The Fleetwood was the 1993-6 replacement.
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      Brougham?
      Winner.



      Cop cross checked, there was a recent theft report of a Brougham in the area.

      TCL solves what took reddit 21 hours in a little over 32 minutes.

      We remain king?

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      12-18-2012 11:36 PM #19
      tcl ftw

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      12-18-2012 11:40 PM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by Subwoofers View Post
      Brougham?
      That's what I meant, I still call them Fleetwoods. When I find a nice one at the junkyard I can get $50-60 for it, so I've had a few in front of me.

    21. 12-18-2012 11:44 PM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by jettagli1991 View Post
      That's what I meant, I still call them Fleetwoods. When I find a nice one at the junkyard I can get $50-60 for it, so I've had a few in front of me.
      That light sticks out for me as well. It's like a cube.
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      12-18-2012 11:53 PM #22
      What makes the front end "euro"?
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      12-19-2012 12:00 AM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by Preppy View Post
      What makes the front end "euro"?
      The fact that it doesn't use sealed beam headlights, but a composite with replaceable bulb.
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      12-19-2012 12:09 AM #24
      Those headlights aren't sealed beams??

      Can't even tell...
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      12-19-2012 12:54 AM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by Yo Teach View Post
      Brougham, actually. The Fleetwood was the 1993-6 replacement.
      Nicely done.
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      12-19-2012 01:10 AM #26
      Reddit took 21 hours? Amateurs.

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      Quote Originally Posted by DSG-TDI View Post
      Reddit took 21 hours? Amateurs.

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