Indicators PLEASE HELP!

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Indicators PLEASE HELP!

Postby caprirb » Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:48 pm

Hy guys. I just fitted mk2 bumpers to mk3 and now ofcourse the problem is in front indicators. can you tell me what kind would wit in these holes under the bumper?

Thanks A LOT!


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Re: Indicators PLEASE HELP!

Postby Jasonmarie » Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:50 pm

That’s a very good question I know in the USA they put them in the grill but I am sure I have seen a Capri with what I can only say are Mini indicators under the bumper on the body work .

I might have a picture but will have to try and search . But here’s the USA car .

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Re: Indicators PLEASE HELP!

Postby Paul G » Sat Oct 20, 2018 11:56 am

I think a lot of people use the MK3 indicators and mount them on the ends of the plastic moulding on the front valance. If you cut the ends off this moulding there is an opening that they are easy to fit into.

Personally, I would be putting the Mk3 bumpers back on the MK3 and the MK2 bumpers back on a MK2 but each to their own.

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Re: Indicators PLEASE HELP!

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sat Oct 20, 2018 4:11 pm

You could fit any number of aftermarket indicators, there's lots of possible solutions depending on your taste.
I saw a Capri at a show earlier in the year that had the main indicators mounted low down on the wing. I thought it produced a nice clean look to the front of the car. You can just about see them in this photo:

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Re: Indicators PLEASE HELP!

Postby Caprigear » Sat Oct 20, 2018 4:51 pm

I did a modified front end on a MK3 many years ago and I simply made up a couple of small brackets behind the front grille and mounted some small indicator units there. Until the indicators are actually working you don't really notice them behind the grille.