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Old 04-10-2007, 08:46 AM   #21
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Does anyone know where I can get the "original" size marker lights for a 1954.
As discussed in other threads, " original " parts can have many different styles from numerous suppliers. Airstream used different parts even during the same year of production.

Here is what they used on my '64 Bambi II...
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An example are the tailights on the Bambi II, most are Bargman 99s, but some came with Bargman 86s like mine did.
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Old 04-10-2007, 06:44 PM   #22
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Hey, while I won't be needing the teardrop lights (see my post above concerning my bad memory), I did receive a message from Kim at Vintage Trailer Supply. The lense on the teardrop that they sell is 3-3/4 inches long, so it seems feasible that one could trim off the outer ears on that product and drill holes through the inside of the backing plate that are 3 inches apart.

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Lynn, My marker lights all appear to be originals. I even have two on the rear top that have the plastic (red) lens missing from them and the contacts for the lamps are all rusted and corroded from exposure. I also have original replacements that the P/O bought at sometime in the past and never got around to installing. They also have the aluminum bases plus a gasket that (looks new) that goes between the trailer and the lamp base. They were all wrapped in a wax type packing paper in a rusty coffee can when he gave them to me at the time I picked up the trailer. He had them stored in the barn for future use. Of course the trailer had been parked since 1983 when I bought it in 2004. It was hard wired to the barn and used as an office. Well now you know more than you wanted to! LOL! Happy Trails, Ed
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