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 MOT fail.... Help needed 
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my car has just failed its MOT due to a 'misted' up plastic headlamp. the other side is glass. does anyone know where i can get a glass replacement for the plastic unit (at a decent price). or should i just try to polish the platic unit?

Also needs a new backbox.... and performance ones available 'off the shelf' in the UK

<small>[ March 25, 2004, 10:25 AM: Message edited by: [wolfman] ]</small>


March 25 2004, 12:24 PM
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I went to MAZDA recently and they told me for the full assembly it would cost roughly £300. Balls to that either find a scrappy or pollish.

I also found another place in the UK that could do both Glass headlight units for £175 + VAT. But I cant find the number any were. I found it by doing a search on google, it was a UK site that did parts for Jap cars. I had to send a query form to them and they got back to me the next day. Good Luck, sorry I cant find the add or the number.


March 25 2004, 5:32 PM
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spoke to mazda... they say they can do the headlamp minus the bulb and wiring for £198.89 inc VAT.

Looks like its the best option..... hate the look of plastic anyway.

now i just need to find a backbox..... or i may get powerflow to build me a cat back system, any preferences regarding the size of the pipe?


March 25 2004, 6:25 PM
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I had a plastic headlamp misted up on mine the plastic looked cloudy and yellow. I spent five min rubbing in some crome and metal polish and made as it clear as new. Halfords sell the crome and metal polish for a few quid. You wanna get a jap style backbox with slash cut tip, tailpipe size between 3-4.5". I had a stainless custom built by stealth motersport for £190.

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March 27 2004, 9:34 AM
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I had a plastic headlamp misted up on mine the plastic looked cloudy and yellow. I spent five min rubbing in some crome and metal polish and made as it clear as new. Halfords sell the crome and metal polish for a few quid. You wanna get a jap style backbox with slash cut tip, tailpipe size between 3-4.5". I had a stainless custom built by stealth motersport for £190.
Thanks for the help.... i have ordered my headlamp... should be here on tuesday, will be taking my car to powerflow on monday, to sort the exhaust, jap style 4" was what had in mind :) will also be looking into some new alloys when im there :)


March 28 2004, 10:29 AM
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I was thinking of going there, but I have no idea how much they cost. Let us know how it goes? Where you from wolfman?


March 28 2004, 11:54 AM
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I was thinking of going there, but I have no idea how much they cost. Let us know how it goes? Where you from wolfman?
Im from Durham, A friend of mines father runs Tyre Spot, which is just about to open a styling and performace store (which includes a powerflow franchise)... so im calling in a few favours in exchange for sourcing him some suppliers, mite be distributing the Krazy Kustoms bodykits :)

If there is anything that you would like available in the UK, let me know.. and ill see if i can get them to sort it.


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Ive just mailed you mate.


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