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    The treasure I am looking for is a headlight rim to fit the sealed beam conversion on my 1937 LaSalle. The original kit came with two rims that fit perfectly, but one fell off while driving. In the rush to get on the road I didn't secure it well enough.

    Can anyone help me? I ordered both types of headlight rims that Chevs of the 40s sells for this type of car, but neither work. The bucket is 7 and 1/2 inches and the rim of the headlight is 7 inches.

    Thanks

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    It appears as if I will need to find the headlight rims from a similar sealed beam kit, but nobody seems to sell just the rims.

    Does anybody know who manufactures the sealed beam conversion kits for a 1937 Chevy?

    Thanks, Jay

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    headlight

     



    I got everything from I&I reproductions or the filling station. thats lens,trim rings,reflectors and converted over to halogen for my thirty six chevy. jonathan

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    Also try OTB and Headwinds, they repop that kind of stuff

    http://www.otbgear.com/

    http://www.headwinds.com/mm5/merchan...gory_Code=0101
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    I appreciate all the suggestions, but so far I am striking out. Everybody seems to carry the same parts that I already have and that don't fit over the sealed beam conversion.

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    Where?

     



    Quote Originally Posted by 37 Caddy View Post
    The treasure I am looking for is a headlight rim to fit the sealed beam conversion on my 1937 LaSalle. The original kit came with two rims that fit perfectly, but one fell off while driving. In the rush to get on the road I didn't secure it well enough.

    Can anyone help me? I ordered both types of headlight rims that Chevs of the 40s sells for this type of car, but neither work. The bucket is 7 and 1/2 inches and the rim of the headlight is 7 inches.

    Thanks
    Where did your original kit come from? Is it no longer available? Post a picture of the one you do have.

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    The kit I bought looked exactly like this one for sale on Ebay. I think I paid about 60 bucks and this one is listed for $239.
    hl kit.jpg

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    So you found one but don't like the price? Or this one does not fit and cost toooo much?

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    I am trying to replace one headlight ring that I lost to a big pothole. The guy selling these on Ebay got back to me and will sell me just the rings for $95. Seems a little pricey. Did I mention I am "frugal" (cheap)?

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    Don't blame you me too! More fun that way.

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    Have you tried here?
    http://www.slclighting.com/
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