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Old 09-11-2005, 04:36 PM   #1
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Your brake lights...



My brake lights...



Only took a couple of hours, half a pint of blood, 3 band-aids, 1/4 tube burn ointment (molten plastic is hot boys and girls), 12 swear words, and 3 beers....

Thanks to RandMan for the parts, and BillBoost for shipping them.
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How'd ya do it?
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you finally got it done.....its what been about a year and a half



looks great....more details
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All I did was dremel out the running light holes to accept the larger brake light sockets. Spliced the current running light circuit into the new sockets. Then ran a wire to tap the brake lights into the brake light circuit.

The catch was, the brake light sockets have to be trimmed a bit. They're about a 1/2 inch too long to fit between the light assembly and the trunk. Luckily, there'* plenty of extra socket there to trim off.

Unfortunately, I didn't get any during pics. Camera phone ran out of memory, and I didn't feel like tracking down the real camera...
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We send you stuff and you don't even give us pics???

How can I tell itf it'* a clean install?

Good work John..looks good
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looks good john. next up is to light up the pontiac between the lights like they do on the sun fires.
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seems AWSOME...may just have to do that with LED bulbs
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Nope. No LEDs.

And the PONTIAC may be next summer...
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Nope. No LEDs.

And the PONTIAC may be next summer...
the LED'* are for me...not you

I wish you finished this earlier, was at a U pull it junk yard a few weeks ago and they had a center in perfect condition.
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Nope. No LEDs.

And the PONTIAC may be next summer...
the LED'* are for me...not you
I said "No!"

Yeah, I kinda misread that one, huh?? I was wondering why you thought I had LED'* in there...

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I wish you finished this earlier, was at a U pull it junk yard a few weeks ago and they had a center in perfect condition.
Shouldn't need an extra. Kinda hard to mess it up. The holes for the running light sockets have an indent around them the same size as a brake light socket. The hardest part is making notches for the little tabs....
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