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factory eqiiped headlights
« on: January 04, 2014, 08:11:18 AM »
just wondering how many camaro`s had GE powerbeam headlights ? i know they had T3`s in the day but mine came with GE`s. anybody with original lights let me know, thanks
my car is 03E
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Re: factory eqiiped headlights
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2014, 08:09:33 PM »
There is/was a one-owner Aug '69 coupe about a mile from here that had one of each.

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Re: factory eqiiped headlights
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2014, 03:23:03 AM »
My 05A Norwood Z has t-3's. I have owned it since 78
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Re: factory eqiiped headlights
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2014, 07:18:54 AM »
do your GE power beams have the red date codes on them?
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Re: factory eqiiped headlights
« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2014, 07:59:59 AM »
i`ll have to look, i shelved them last summer.
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Re: factory eqiiped headlights
« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2014, 08:13:47 AM »
if they do be very careful the red ink stamp comes off very easily.
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Re: factory eqiiped headlights
« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2014, 08:51:54 AM »
My April of '69 Van Nuys car has GE headlights, just wondering whereabouts (and in what format) the date code is on them, so I can see if they could be the originals.... although I cannot use them on the highway here in Australia, headlights must dip to the left, not to the right.
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Re: factory eqiiped headlights
« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2014, 08:56:34 AM »
on the T3 it would be found on the back side in a red ink screened manner it seems. You actually have to remove them to see if the red date stamp is on there.
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Re: factory eqiiped headlights
« Reply #8 on: January 05, 2014, 04:10:36 PM »
sept of 69 Z has the powerbeams orig to the car
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Re: factory eqiiped headlights
« Reply #9 on: January 05, 2014, 07:24:34 PM »
interesting my 08C (august of 69) car has its original T3 lights, dated from july of 69 If i remember correctly
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Re: factory eqiiped headlights
« Reply #10 on: January 07, 2014, 08:35:07 AM »
I just happened to come across some close-up pictures of some GE Power Beam headlights, and realised they are not the same as the ones on my car. Mine have "GENERAL ELECTRIC" and "SEALED BEAM" on them, but not the round  "POWER BEAM" in the center. Will get a picture tomorrow, but was this type of GE lamp also used from the factory as well as the T3 Guide and Power Beam?
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Re: factory eqiiped headlights
« Reply #11 on: January 07, 2014, 12:41:40 PM »
i`ll have to look, i shelved them last summer.
Eldon, can you post a picture as I'd like to see exactly what they looked like?
Tim, looking forward to the picture.
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Re: factory eqiiped headlights
« Reply #12 on: January 07, 2014, 04:12:14 PM »
Hey Tim, while I can't help you with "sealed" or "power" beam portion. Here is a pic of the date code on mine when I removed it from my car. I decoded the date at that time it is original to the car.
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Re: factory eqiiped headlights
« Reply #13 on: January 07, 2014, 04:15:46 PM »
Here is the decoder, I am not sure if the power/sealed beam used the same dating method:
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Re: factory eqiiped headlights
« Reply #14 on: January 08, 2014, 05:03:21 AM »
here`s a few pics of the powerbeams, not sure how to decipher the date code. the code read 6014 on top, the middle read 14  '4   22  the bottom read (large dot on each side of 12) 12 and another character i could`nt make out next to the 12 and before the dot, maybe a V ?
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