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Old 09-01-2009, 07:01 AM   #1
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Cool HOW to clear my tailights on my 98 bonneville SE

I was wanting to clear my tailights on my bonnie.I mainly want to get rid of the orange blinker in the back on my tailights and just make it clear ..As you can see on my photo on the right tail light that area that is orange is what i wanna make clear..Does any one have any pictures or tutorials on how to do this because its driving me insane..hahaaaa...Thanks alot for reading this and hopefully i will get some feedback how to do this.
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Old 09-01-2009, 09:54 AM   #2
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IIRC the plastic is all molded together.
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your only option is tint not clear, bc like Bill said its all molded together
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But i was wondering if i was to some how pry it open WITHOUT cutting.Once it is opened i wanted to try and see if that "orange plastic " or amber lense in the tail light will be removeable so it can just be clear.And just seal the housing back up with some RTV sealant....Because i seen one on "cardomain" i think it was a 97 Bonnie SE though and he had that orange peice that im talking about clear.And i was just reading and looking at pics on a forum on here where a guy with a 2000 SSei removed his amber lenses in his tailights by prying it open someway and just reaching in the tail light housing and just removing the lense easy as that...

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it wont work on your car thought because the plasic on yours is all one peice unlike the other guy on car domain he has the other style tails. so just tint them black
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i guess you could cut the amber part out and glue some clear plastic where it was.
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I know this may sound dumb hahaa.But i gotta ask is that amber lense on my tailights is it just a solid orange peice of plastic or does it have some type of orange film on the back of it .If thats the case IF ITS ONLY an orange film on the back of it i would just use something that would strip the orange color away to make it clear if i can get the taillight housing open..Sounds like a plan if its possible.
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hey whats up, i own a 98 bonneville se also, i tryed looking for custom 98 bonneville tail lights from other websites and didnt find any, but if you found some tail lights that come without the orange part...well there you go, so if any one finds em they should hook us up with the url, ill keep looking around, let you know what i find.

oh hey! what part of maryland do you live in?

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its all solid orange... there is a spray that gives it a clear look but i dont know the name of the product, i used VHT for tinting FYI
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Oh i live in baltimore county in the dundalk area.. I have a uncle who lives out in cecil county in perryville..Hell yeah man .. Check out my bonnie on car domain www.cardomain.com/ride/3375274..ANd keep me posted if you find anything.

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