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This is confusing, I have a thin backup lens and a thick one. Both have the same part number Henry Ford gave em and both have the Fomoco stamp on them. The thick one is about 1-1.5 inches thick and the thin one is about .5 inches thick. What's correct? What do you guys have? TIA

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I would choose the thin ones

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I forgot to add that at the MCA show most of the 69's were Thick-meaning flush with the back-up housing.. I saw some thins but more thick ones.. BTW, I have a set of thick lenses that I'd trade for 1 thin lens. Anyone interested?


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The thin lenses are used on 1965-1968 Mustangs. The Ford replacement lenses for the 1969-1970 (and I assume the originals also) were the thick style. I have seen them interchanged many times but I believe the thick ones are correct for your car.
 

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My 69 Grande has the thin lenses. I am sure they are the original as I bought the car from the same lady that bought it new in San Diego in 68.

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I had the thin ones on the car when I bought it. I switched them over to the thick ones to hide the imperfections in the housing. I've seen them done both ways.

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Should have asked where the car was assemblied :( Sorry.

Think you'lol find that Dearborn used the thick and the thin were more San Jose

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