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Fitting wing top indicators to my '66 bug wings, anyone have any measurements as to where i should drill, diagrams etc?? Would be very helpful
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Fitting wing top indicators to my '66 bug wings, anyone have any measurements as to where i should drill, diagrams etc?? Would be very helpful
Just had a look at my 1964, centred across the wing with the front edge of indicator lense 2" from into where wing starts to dip down. Every one could be different I suppose. There are no hole aperture on the wings to give you an idea so its your choice. Hope that helps
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picture to help maybe
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Just what im after mate! Thanks alot, mine are the slightly bigger wing top flashers, but this pic is great, thanks!
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Just had a look at my 1964, centred across the wing with the front edge of indicator lense 2" from into where wing starts to dip down. Every one could be different I suppose. There are no hole aperture on the wings to give you an idea so its your choice. Hope that helps
'65 onwards had the larger indictors as found on upright wings and do have an aperture to fit them
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'65 onwards had the larger indictors as found on upright wings and do have an aperture to fit them
Yeah, mine are fiberglass wings, so no aperture, trial and error im afraid to getting them fitted
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Basically, they lie on the same centreline as the headlights on the 'top' of the wing.
Sit them on the centreline then slide them back until they are 1.5inches from you wingbeading which will be near-enough parallel.
Use just the chrome top, or the lense for lining up so you can sit it on the wing and use something thin to mark through the screwhole

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cheers for your help guys...fitted and are flashing beautifully!! Everyone can see me signally now! Click image to see video

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I bet that was scary!
bloody scary! Spent good couple of hours measuring, then just got dril out! biggest part was sat un-tangling previous owners shitty attempt at electrics!! some people!
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