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After spending much $$$ at Ground Up for all the little springs, screws, etc, for my front end, I find myself staring at the headlight buckets and shaking my head. :confused: Could one of you fine people please post a picture or two of how in the heck these things mount to the rad support ?

I have all the hardware, just really short on problem solving skills on this one.

Thanks for any and all pics you may post, and friendly tips are always welcome too. :thumbsup:

John
 

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I am going through this now on my '68. I can try and take some pictures, but it is simpler than it might seem. Screw the threaded adjusters into the nylon inserts that are in the radiator support. Then take the bucket with the spring already inserted in the recessed notch on the bucket and hook the two protruding notches (on the bucket) just behind the head of the adjusters and connect the spring to the support. Thats it. The spring is only thing that really holds it in place.

...now that I say this, I can see where the pictures would really help. If I get a chance I will take some over the weekend.
 

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Glad I could help. Let us know how it turns out!
 

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As promised, here's the photo shop version of installing headlight buckets and hardware. Refer to ElCameeno's detailed instructions above, and follow the pictures below.
h/l buckets with fresh paint



all new hardware from Ground Up



replacing adjustment nylon nuts and screws



spring clips and buckets installed



another view

 

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Thanks for the pics, that about covers it!
 

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I dont know if this is correct but on my 69 original rad support my white square plastic plugs for the head light adjusters were pushed through from the other side of the core support. On the picture you have yours in the front side.
 

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You are right, Brad. I overlooked that on the re and re. Would probably make for a cleaner finish. Thanks for pointing that out. I think that would also prevent the bucket from falling forward and dangling from just the spring if the nylon nuts got weak or shrank up.

Here is the correct sequence of photos now.







 
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