Replacing RS front parking lights on 73

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  1. curtj121

    curtj121 New Member

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    Hello, I was hoping to get some help on replacing the front parking lights on a 1973 RS model as there seems to be no way to get to the back of the units easily. Any help would be most appreciated!
     
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    IIRC I removed the headlight buckets and reached in from there with a ratchet wrench and or 1/4 inch drive ratchet.
     
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    Do you want to change the bulbs? To do that just remove the two screws holding the clear lens and then remove the bulb. Are you wanting to remove the whole unit? There are two scalloped areas on the side that you will gain access to the two screws holding the whole unit in place, pull forward and unplug the wire pigtail from the front wiring harnesses, DO NOT UNPLUG FROM REAR OF LIGHT
     
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    I removed the whole housing from my 73 over the winter and after taking the lens off and unbolting the housing I wasn’t able to fit it out the opening without scratching up the lower valance. I ended up unbolting the valance and dropping it down from the fender to get it out.
     
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    Thanks for the suggestions.. I need to replace the whole unit and it seemed almost impossible without removing something
     

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