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I have a 1979 LP400S Countach, low body, factory gold magnesium wheels, black and tan (SN 112.1094). I am trying to remove the headlight assemblies to do some cleaning and repainting. Plus, I would like to get into the parklights, change the bulbs, and clean dirt (and bugs) from the parklights. I am unsure if I can get into the parklights -- that would be just a bonus. My main concern is the headlights. There are 2 screws at the bottom, but I cannot figure a way to remove the whole assembly.

Can anyone give me any suggestions?

THANKS,

David Anderson
Colorado, USA

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Just sell it to me and don't worry about.
Love to see pics.
Sorry I can't help.
 

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Some (old) photos

Some older photos of the car are at

http://www.cnr.colostate.edu/~anderson/ecc.html

including several of a major engine rebuild 2 years ago.

Since then, new carpets, fog lights, sidemarker lights,
reconditioned leather and other things. We have had
the car for over 10 years and it is fabulous in all ways.

Anderson
 

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Hello David,

depends what you want to remove from the headlights, I opened only the black front cover to replace the bulbs.
For the parking lights, the silver aluminium piece is only attached with a sort of springs you should be able to remove when the headlights are opened.
I did never do it on my car, it's just what my friend (mr.lambo) told me from his car.

PS: your PN box is full
 

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hi david,
nice car, really like dark s1:eek:
somebody knows if the magnesium wheels are only gold ones?
i don't have gold wheels on my car , does it mean they are alu?
 

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magnesium wheels on the early, low body LP400S cars

The magnesioum wheels were standard on about the first 50
cars made during 1978 and during all of 1979. Most were silver, some were gold (like mine) and a couple
or so where white from the factory. These were expensive, perhaps
$2000 each in 1978 money! A fews cars after mine (SN 112.1094)
they switched to aluminum which was very much cheaper.

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Ähhmmm, the "Bravo" Style Wheels are alu, not magnesium. Sorry... :eek:
I now all Books say something else, but i prepair the Bravo Wheels for painting and i was very supriset.....The are Alu.
The Flat Version (in the early 80')was made of Magnesium.
The Wheels on these pictures are very heavy... I changed them a lot of times....
 
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