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Old 03-28-2004, 01:45 AM   #1
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just a few questions guys


how much are they? where can i get em? are they illigeal? do they look good? do they come front and back?


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Nothing for the back, other than VHT nightshades. Click on my sig pic, then Bonnevilles, then Taillight blackout. Instructions and pics are there. Others have done this too.

Front blackouts are made by GTS for the 92-95 Bonnevilles, and have to be modified to fit your 97. They are also illegal just about anywhere you go, so the choice is yours.
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Will, there are GTS ones for the rear. Allmachtige has a set lying around I think.

VHT > Me.

http://bonneville.fearthepearl.com/index.php?page=mods

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I have blackouts, got them on Ebay, not illegal in my state. Love them.
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Oh wait, you have a 97, for the front, you'd have to modify the 92-95 ones to fit, and that'* still no guarantee they'll work.

Nothing for the back at all either.
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Well you asked if they looked good...I think front blackouts looked good 10 years ago when they first came out Remember just my opinion.....I'm not knocking anyone else.
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my dad had blackouts on our 87' Grand National.


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I believe in Michigan they are legal in the day time. And at night they need to be removed.

With the VHT nightshades, I am not entirely sure how you could get caught and receive a citation for it. From what I have heard the nightshades look like the stock tail lights when the lights are on behind them. And obviously at night you would have your lights on
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VHT is totally dependent on how many coats you put on. Mine are SIMILAR to uncoated at night, but are harder to see when I hit the brakes during the day. Not enough to be a serious safety issue, but enough dimmer to notice. Bear in mind when I did mine, I had a 93SSE right next door to compare to. Since then, he'* blacked out, too.

If you go VHT, just follow other people'* suggestions on the number of coats, and you'll be ok.
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