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Old 01-08-2006, 01:13 PM   #31
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That looks GOOD esp. on that white bonnie!
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I'm contemplating taking the lenses all apart and nightshading on the inside before putting everything back together. I'd nightshade everything but the backup/turn signal area (that is normally cleared)... And I'd leave the red lenses inside...

BTW, those LED lights look like they worked great. Hows the angle brightness. Could you take a picture from the side a bit?
i think that would be a great idea on a black car... i considered doing nightshades myself, but i was too worried about not getting it on evenly and making it look bad, ive seen plenty of cars that when the lights are lit, you can definately see the inconsistancy in coverage
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Looks Great! Not sure if that will look that good on the bronze but on the white
it looks hot........
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a couple comments:

1 they make non load dependant flasher and they sell at advance/autozone/pepboys for about 12 bucks.
2 looks good
3 I would make a LED bar and put it in the top and bottom (or left and right) of the center piece so it lights up with the running lights.
4 get better and daytime pictures of the LED brightness, also close ups of the bulbs.
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I bought the wide angle LED'* so they have the lights that shine straight out and they also have 6 lights that shine from the back of the bulb to reflect off the silver backing to fill the lense.
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I'm contemplating taking the lenses all apart and nightshading on the inside before putting everything back together. I'd nightshade everything but the backup/turn signal area (that is normally cleared)... And I'd leave the red lenses inside...

BTW, those LED lights look like they worked great. Hows the angle brightness. Could you take a picture from the side a bit?


From what the the inside of the taillight looks like, it might be hard to get the red to stay in place once you put it back together. You have to cut the tabs off that hold the red lense in place in order to remove it, its in there pretty good.
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Well, it all depends on if the red is held onto the back part or the clear... I'd be looking to nightshade the inside of the clear. If the clear can be removed without disturbing the red, then I'm going to go forward with it. At the very least, I'm going to remove the amber sections.
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Here are some daytime pictures with just the taillights on:







And this one just for fun (I just put my wheels on this weekend for some quick pic'*)

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i offically love your car
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It does look good. Nice work!!

But, keep in mind, you have removed a lot of safety features (reflectors) from your car. Careful where you park it, and who inspects it (if you have safety inspections there)
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