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I am thinking of replacing the inner headlights of my Super with TI Super lookalike grill mesh (following a stone versus headlight lens incident yesterday). Has anyone on this forum done this before, and does anyone have any ideas what I could use for the mesh? It seems to be of fairly thick chromed wire rather than the finer mesh you get on GTAs etc.
 

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Never have changed out the lights and actually put mesh in, but have looked around for wire mesh suitable for the task if I decide to off-road rally or tailgate semi trucks. Pg 48 of the new Pegasus catalog has 304 stainless steel "wire cloth" in various wire guages and openings per inch for a custom fabrication. I'd go with their #4 mesh.

http://pegasusautoracing.com/productselection.asp?Product=3642

Also maybe easier are round headlight stone guards. I've found steel stone guards online for headlamps at various jeep/off-road places. Of course most of these guards would look "incorrect" on the super.

good luck
 

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yes - spot on! and nice berlina too

I have found a few places in the UK that sell 5 1/4 inch chrome stone guards just like that - so subject to a friend on another forum finding a set which he reckons is somewhere in his loft, I'll probably pick one of these up.

I can dig up a couple of links if anyone else is interested.

Someone told me that on TI Supers the mesh was the opening for ducting into the wheel archs to cool the brakes. Does that mean that alfa made a hole in the inner wing to let the duct through? I might just bung an oil cooler behind one of these.
 

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I've seen oil cooler on the left, and air duct to ram tubes on the right before as mods for race cars (also heard the same about the TI Supers though). Be sure to post some pics when you're done.

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looking for my super

Reviving an old thread.

I have searched the net high and low and haven't found these. Any clue ?

Dan
 

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You might try the Porsche 356 guys and parts places (Stoddard, NLA, Pelica). Some early Porsches had mesh guards over the headlights, though they're not 5 3/4". But they might be adaptable.

Andrew
 

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A 2 1/2 year old thread helping out today, sweet!
 
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