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PostPosted: Tue Jul 02, 2019 1:53 am    Post subject: 1970 Left/right tail light and tail light aeal Reply with quote

I have a question. How can you tell left from right 1970 beetle tail light and tail light seals apart?
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:17 am    Post subject: Re: 1970 Left/right tail light and tail light aeal Reply with quote

1970 tail light housing should have 2 holes on the outer side (for the side reflectors). 1970 tail light lens should have a reflector (inside) that faces to the outside, but could be on both inner sides.

Seals will be the same.
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:03 am    Post subject: Re: 1970 Left/right tail light and tail light aeal Reply with quote

Thanks Cusser. How does the housing come off the fender?
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:47 am    Post subject: Re: 1970 Left/right tail light and tail light aeal Reply with quote

Frodge wrote:
Thanks Cusser. How does the housing come off the fender?


Two nuts accessible from the underside of the fender.
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:54 am    Post subject: Re: 1970 Left/right tail light and tail light aeal Reply with quote

Thanks a lot buddy.
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