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Old 03-15-2006, 08:46 PM   #11
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Something I've done with Chevy trucks and their HORRIBLE backup lights -- get a pair of SUPER bright driving lights, mount them to the rear bumper (or tuck them up under the bumper so only the housing shows), and wire them into the wiring for the backup lights. Put the truck in reverse, and you can go stand behind it and get a nice tan. It'* a HUGE improvement.

EDIT: I guess that doesn't really answer your question Andrew...although you could use the same technique and just mount the lights a bit further forward so that they're not so noticable from behind.
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i am NOT putting MORE reverse lights on

i will try the 3157 bulbs... i dont reverse that much... you cant very fast that way

ill get some pics up
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I thought WillWren'* Greenzilla had some type of brighter back up lights on it. Maybe he'll pipe in here, or send him a pm.
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i am NOT putting MORE reverse lights on

i will try the 3157 bulbs... i dont reverse that much... you cant very fast that way

ill get some pics up
Actuially...you can.
Who would believe I've backed up to my house from the stoplight. (at least 1/4 mile)
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Ummmm, use 3157s with caution, or just completely ignore me. As much as everyone knows I hate to say it, Bill might be right (dammit, dammit, dammit)

While I was brushing the snow off my car, for some reason this thread popped into my head. That is a pretty small space. It might get a touch warm in there with 2 filaments going.

You'll have a better idea once you pull the old bulb out. It might work after all, but I am no longer quite as sure as I was yesterday.
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You could put some "speed holes" in the enclosure to help vent the heat maybe? Or maybe recess try to recess the bulb a bit.
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Actuially...you can.
Who would believe I've backed up to my house from the stoplight. (at least 1/4 mile)
rofl...any reasoning behind that?

i went between 1/8 - 1/4 mile in my friends neighborhood cuz he forgot his cell phone, and i didnt feel like turning around

anyway...back on topic
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OOOOOOR remove the tint?
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Silverstar makes replacements for 3057 lamps. They are much brighter than standard lamps as most of us know.

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the only silverstars i found on ebay were amber 3057'*
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