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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old Nov 16th, 01, 05:18 AM Thread Starter
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?? One of my Camaros came with the Fiber Optics option. Nothing left but one benzel on the passenger finder. I found one from a dual headlight Chevelle. Question is can this be made to work on a Camaro by blocking off one set of headlights??
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old Nov 16th, 01, 04:15 PM
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Jeff, you can use it. Open up the rubber end and remove the fiber optic lead that goes to the high beam indicator(usually blue in color). Take a Q-tip with some acitone and remove the blue coloring from the bezel.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old Nov 16th, 01, 04:34 PM
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Do a search in the "General Tech" on fiber or fiber optic, you'll find about a dozen threads to read through...

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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old Nov 16th, 01, 09:02 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks DANZO.
DjD, Thanks also Just wasnt sure what catagory Fiber Optics would be under.
Checked out the sites as recemmended, some of the links wont open no problem Ill give the guy the $150 for the Chevelle system he is asking.

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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old Nov 17th, 01, 06:49 AM
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I have to completely redo my fibre optics on my 69 everything is there but some of he fibre line are cut. Do i have to replace the fibre lines? Is there any good articals on this type of project?

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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old Nov 19th, 01, 03:36 PM
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Barry,you can repair the lines.I've done it in the past.You need to strip the insulation, just like a wire,and push the fibers together.After the fibers are meshed use a electrical tape to hold them together.All you need to do is get the light to shine from one fiber to the next,nothing magical.It may not look 100% correct,but if the line is tucked out of place it will not be noticed.Check full size Caddys and Buicks (circa 1975)for the line if you don't feel like fixing the problem.

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