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I have a situation that desperatly needs some help from our members on the other side of the pond. I have a '67 Opel Admiral "A", which was never supposed to be imported here, and I need some help with lights and lenses for it. The headlights are fine, but I need replacement lenses, at least, for every other light before I will be able to register and drive it. I really though I was going to be able to round them up myself, but I have had no luck whatsoever. any '64-67 Kapitan, Admiral, or Diplomat will have the right lights, and I'll gladly cover getting them and all the shipping, but I need some help in a bad way to make it happen.

I could also use some brake parts, drums and rotors in particular, but for those shipping is going to be expensive, so it may have to wait until I win the lottery or something.

Thanks in advance, you guys are great.
 

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Might it be possible to make the lenses out of some that are larger? With some careful cutting and sanding, maybe heating and bending, drilling and siliconing? I don't know what they look like, but it may be simple if they are small and flat... I had to make some tail light lenses for a '37 White bus recently. Turned out fine, were reflectorized and Fresnel effect even!
 

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Leerlaufdüsen

Leerlaufdüsen = idling nozzles, for a carburetor.
I'll check in some German catalogs at home. If your parts are still available, I'll find them.
 

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Leerlaufdüsen explained

heimue said:
Leerlaufdüsen = idling nozzles, for a carburetor.
I'll check in some German catalogs at home. If your parts are still available, I'll find them.
Leerlauf = "empty (closed throttle) run" literally, so "idle". Düsen is plural for Düse, which is "nozzle" when used by itself, but becomes "jet" or "injector" dependent on whether it's used in FI or a carb and when Strahl- or Spritz- is implied. ;)

Langenscheidt's dictionary specifies "leerlaufen" as the technical or engineering translation for "idle".

Now you know all there is to know about Düsen! :rolleyes:
 

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Well, it doesn't look too good for you - not yet. I sent out a few emails regarding your lights, and I'm waiting for replies. I'll keep you up-to-date!
 
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