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Offline 1970shelbyguy

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trunk light for 69/70 shelby
« on: February 02, 2012, 09:51:13 AM »
any idea what's the correct trunk light assembly for a 69/70 shelby  -sportsroof  if different  from converts.   regular c9 z mustang  or a cougar one? thanks

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Re: trunk light for 69/70 shelby
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2012, 11:53:46 AM »
the only difference is fastback has extra ground wire that runs along side of regular c9zb trunk wire.

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Re: trunk light for 69/70 shelby
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2012, 08:25:13 PM »
hi ed-  i believe the whole light was installed prior to painting the lid.- correct?  - was light bracket painted also or just the wire had some overspray  on it.  how about the little  wiring retainer that hooks into  underside of lid ? painted also?  i do have a light- my  trunk lid was a repo but i now have an orig with the metal reniforcing mount brackets rivited to lid.  was blk jade and you could see the shadow where the light bracket  was mounted- no paint ( primer showing)    i'll have to dig it my light  out prior to final paint on the lid.   did you get to see Barret Jackson?

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Re: trunk light for 69/70 shelby
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2012, 11:14:59 PM »
i came across ed's response about the trunk light detail on the SAAC forum. lite was taped with masking tape.  can't keep up with all these forums!   glad the experts are!

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Re: trunk light for 69/70 shelby
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2012, 11:04:30 PM »
Posting this here also to give an idea of how the masking tape was applied sometimes. Notice this is an example of a metal frame trunk lid - black under the tape rather than the pinkish fiberglass color since this is a metal liner trunk lid.



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Re: trunk light for 69/70 shelby
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2012, 10:19:01 AM »
how is extra ground wire attached to bulb housing bracket and what color is wire. was ground wire attached to hot wire at all?  possibly  taped?   my car has a screw hole on wheelwell  - none up on hinge support   for a 70 gt500 sportsroof   thanks

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Re: trunk light for 69/70 shelby
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2012, 03:15:09 PM »
eyelet on both ends 1 screw on wheelhouse & other end uses same screw that mounts lite bracket & they route together with trunk lite wire & attach on white clip pushed in hole lh lower corner decklid.

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Re: trunk light for 69/70 shelby
« Reply #7 on: February 12, 2012, 09:08:18 AM »
thanks ed - what color wire?   i have a question about gas tank but i'll post it on the 70 trunk vapor link

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Re: trunk light for 69/70 shelby
« Reply #8 on: February 12, 2012, 06:15:03 PM »
Will help out ;)

Looks to be Black

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Re: trunk light for 69/70 shelby
« Reply #9 on: February 12, 2012, 10:12:20 PM »
 thanks coach

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Re: trunk light for 69/70 shelby
« Reply #10 on: July 31, 2017, 11:41:48 PM »
Jeff, any chance you can fix the photos in this thread?

Thanks.

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Re: trunk light for 69/70 shelby
« Reply #11 on: August 01, 2017, 06:10:15 PM »
Jeff, any chance you can fix the photos in this thread?

One of so many :(    Yes will grab the pictures from PhotoBucket and put them in my gallery here and rebuild the links.   Hope this change isn't going to start costing us more for hosting the site   ::) Notice some of the other sites have had to enlarge their storage and other things to make up for this same issue

Have about 5,000 orphaned pictures over there
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Re: trunk light for 69/70 shelby
« Reply #12 on: August 01, 2017, 06:34:49 PM »
Done  8)
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