68 front marker light lenses

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68 front marker light lenses

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Post by DieselD » 13 Jul 2018, 09:16

Anyone making reproductions of the front marker lenses in the fenders? I have not been able to track down anything but used down in my searches. Most of the used ones are not much better then what I have. Mine are pretty cooked but and Ive polished the lenses to make them look half way decent but the inside is pretty foggy so was hoping to find a better set if possible.
1968 Standard, 302 2v, 3 speed.

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Post by xr7g428 » 13 Jul 2018, 11:54

Ken's Cougars has reproduced these. They are really nice. It is very hard to find good used that are not bowed and yellow in color.
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Post by DieselD » 14 Jul 2018, 20:56

Thanks bill, I’ll have to give them a call next week to inquire about them.
With the way the inside of the lense is molded it’s pretty much impossible to polish like the smooth outside. It’s funny what parts you think will be fine until there is fresh paint on the car! Quickly makes those “good enough” parts not quite good enough anymore!
1968 Standard, 302 2v, 3 speed.

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Post by DieselD » Today, 09:32

Just wanted to follow up with this, I finally got around to ordering the marker lens from Kens cougars and I must say they are very nice! Fit and finish is great! However being repros they may not be for the purists that have to have original but for my car its just want I needed!

Thanks Bill for the heads up finding these!
1968 Standard, 302 2v, 3 speed.

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Post by DieselD » Today, 14:53

did you guys just start carrying those Don? I looked everywhere before starting this thread in July but never saw them. I had looked previously a few months before that too and had no luck.
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Post by Don Rush » 21 minutes ago

Yes, only had them listed for about 3 weeks.

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