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Old 05-08-2005, 03:23 PM   #1
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everybody remembers these headlights?
http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/regist...oto.php?id=114

the other day i was staring an older grand am in the face, when i realized, those are the ones!

see for yourself
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Grand Am headlights seem a bit taller?
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Allowing for the angle of the pic, I think he'* right. They look very simliar if not identical.
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I personally think they are different. The GA'* look more square and taller...
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i was noticing that they only did these types of headlights the first year the GA was made. i tthink they are the ones, because the angle on the grill is about right. i first thought they came from a century, but the angle didnt quite match up.
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The Bonny lights have a chrome strip along the top. The GA'* don't.
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The Bonny lights have a chrome strip along the top. The GA'* don't.
in the first pic though, the GA'* whole assembly was chrome. it looks like thats the way it is with the bonneville too. just maybe the assembly sticks out a bit, exposing that finish.
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I'be got an 85 Buick Somerset. Same lights. No strip.
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I'be got an 85 Buick Somerset. Same lights. No strip.
but the angle of the grill is off though. those look like they could fit in a century. i just think that strip is a product of the assembly not fitting flushly in the car. also note, that the GA hood hangs over the assembly a bit too.

you know there is only one way to solve this...

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Doesn't it come down to a simple reasoning? Those look like sealed beam lights. They only made a couple different sizes. Or am I totally off?
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