Stan

The Parking light thing

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I can remember when I was a little kid putting the paraffin lamp out to our car. Nobody ever touched them in those days.

I don't know how it'd be in Bulwell or Aspley, though. :biggrin:

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My Triumph Vitesse had a light switch that by turning the knob one click turned on the offside parking lights only, the second click turned on all the side lights, I can't remember but I think you the pulled the switch to turn on the headlights. A good idea as it reduced the load on the battery and did away with the need for the paraffin lamp.

Do you still have the rule that you have to have parking lights on at night?

Here in Oz we don't have to use parking lights but you are only allowed to park in the direction of travel so other traffic is presented with red reflectors. Thinking about that do modern cars with LED lights still have reflectors, I'll have to have a look tonight.

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#29. Michael Booth.

There are some decent people in Bulwell & Aspleh |Michael, they will still nick your car but will leave the lamp behind, every one will see your car in the dark later on when it's being burnt out !

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Michael I remember the paraffin light on your Dads car I seem to recall that it was the only car on the street

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