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412 Headlight Rear Covers

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Old 13-10-20, 05:32 AM
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Default 412 Headlight Rear Covers

I am reinstalling the grill , bumpers and headlights after a full repaint of the car.

My question is. Should the headlight buckets have some sort of cover to fill the large opening ( used to access the globes )at the back of the buckets ? Without this cover the reflectors, lenses and wiring are exposed to the elements. My headlights have no such cover and were very dirty and stained inside. Advice much appreciated.
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Old 14-10-20, 02:01 PM
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Location: Hampshire
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Not sure about the 412, but the 411 had protective parts to the rear of the lamps. It makes sense to have something to shield from the elements.
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