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Post by seymourhorwell36 on Jul 21, 2020 14:42:48 GMT
Good Afternoon! My name is Ashley and I am a parts advisor for Seymour Horwell (A independent Volvo specialist located in south Devon.)
I have been tasked with clearing out our archive, and today I have came across a few bits that I believe to be DAF related. I have attached a picture and was wondering if you guys could cast your expert eyes over them. The first one I am sure is for DAF 44- however I am slightly struggling with the second one.
Being a complete DAF novice I have to say looking around the forum I am very impressed!
Thanks in advance for any advice given! If I come across any other parts I will keep you in the loop!
What you have there are some rear light lenses; the larger one, with the amber section looks like a Daf 66 off-side rear light cluster. It's not a Volvo 66 one, as they had a black, as opposed to chrome surround. The all-red one is rare, to put in mildly.... that's the "holy grail" of Daf rear light clusters, and was fitted to the rear of very early Daf type 30 cars in the early 1960s & these were usually referred to as the "Daf 750". These clusters were also used on the rear lights of Daf 33 pick-ups, which were briefly sold in the United Kingdom in the early 70s. The reason why these lights were unique was because the petrol filler fitted just below the light cluster.
I hope this helps!
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Post by seymourhorwell36 on Jul 22, 2020 9:34:06 GMT
Andrew/ Richard many thanks for the replies!
Starider, looking at your profile, the pick up lens would be much better off in your hands than in a dusty box here. If you drop me a message with a fair price (I am not expecting silly money for it, just enough to keep the boss happy) I am sure we can do a deal.
Mea culpa! In my defence I would add that the picture was very small and that a Daf 44 is the only Daf I've never owned. And I DID get the red lens right-a much harder shout!
However, as a committee member I am aware of the little-known rule in the constitution which states that any committee member making an "unforced error" on the Forum is required to buy all other committee members a pint at the next A.G.M.
Well, that's what Steve told me last time I made an error........
The 44 lens would also fit a 46. However, in my parts catalogue L and R do have different part no's: 107081 resp 107082. Maybe it is the orientation of the retroflector, this normally has a ''TOP'' marking on it. Only seen by a very eagle-eyed MOT tester! (or just scrape the text off).
suppose the topicstarter could ''donate'' it to the club storage? probably no 44/46 driver would go to the ovlov dealer to get parts these days, last time i tried this myself was in 1985: zilch.
Andrew. Your forfeit has more than made up for your minor lapse in concentration. It must be said also, when I myself make similar comments, it is also usually on a forum full of fellow enthusiasts, never in a place where it can go unnoticed LOL ! Welcome to the club.
I thought getting old would take much longer than it did.
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