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Old 02-24-2003, 04:02 PM   #1
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Where can I order green turning signal buulbs for my ssei? Please help all of the local shops suck! Also what is good for taking off decal and pinstripe risidue? Please help talk to ya'll tonight.
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There are many products that take off sticky residue (from dealer stickers, vinyl pinstriping, etc.) One product is called "Detachal" and is found in home medical supply stores and some of your better pharmacies. It will not harm your paint, but it will lift the "glue" off effortlessly. It is intended to remove tape residue from skin (from I-V tape and other medical tape used on skin). I used this to rid my car from the car dealer'* sticker that they insisted on plastering to the back of my decklid. It works great.

I can not help you with the lights. You may try cross referencing them with bulbs sold on ebay if no one else here can help you. I think Bonnalien would be the one to talk to. Be careful with colored turn signals--some states don't allow them.

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Where can I order green turning signal bulbs for my ssei? Please help all of the local shops suck!
Here you go:

http://www.jcwhitney.com/item.jhtml?...=44713&BQ=jcw2

This (above) is an 1157 dual-filament bulb for your front turn signals, which is I assume what you're interested in, since your front lenses are clear but your back lenses are amber.

If you really do want to stick green bulbs in your rear turn signals, those would be an 1156 single-filament bulb, which can be found here:

http://www.jcwhitney.com/item.jhtml?...=44692&BQ=jcw2

The main listing of all colored bulbs is here:

http://www.jcwhitney.com/product.jht...159575&BQ=jcw2

And yes, having something other than white or amber bulbs up front, or amber or red taillamps in back, can get you pulled over by the cops, depending on the mood they're in. It gives them a handy excuse to see what else is going on in your car. (Just because you can buy it legally doesn't mean it'* legal for on-road driving. Good luck!)
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Wouldn't it kinda be... oh say illegal to change your turn signals green? I know it is in most states. They are amber for a reason, federal law.
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Wouldn't it kinda be... oh say illegal to change your turn signals green? I know it is in most states. They are amber for a reason, federal law.
Yup. Up front you can have either white or amber turn signals; in back they have to be amber or red.

For example, here is an excerpt from the Illinois Rules of the Road, the section on lighting. Check out the "Restricted Equipment" section about halfway down:

http://www.sos.state.il.us/publicati...rr_chap11.html
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I had a green dodge stratus and I put in green turning signals and never once had a problem.Knock on wood....
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ive used gasoline before to remove a sticker...and it'* cheap! soak a rag with the stuff and rub the spot, while trying not to inhale too many fumes
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ive used gasoline before to remove a sticker...and it'* cheap! soak a rag with the stuff and rub the spot, while trying not to inhale too many fumes
umm.. hmm... uh, yea... i couldn't imagine that the paint would be very happy about that... just a thought...
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umm.. hmm... uh, yea... i couldn't imagine that the paint would be very happy about that... just a thought...
Yup. Figure you'd lose the wax coat, at least. I would use a hair drier or hot-air gun instead, and an old credit card or plastic spatula to push it off. Even reflective-tape stickers will come off this way. Takes a little patience, that'* all.

(...and this has _what_ to do with the original subject of green turn-signals?
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GREEN ewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww why that colour :P
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