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Old 05-25-2004, 04:26 AM   #11
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Kinda like little pyramids all over the plastic. Serves to dissipate (that'* the word I wanted to use before) the light, so that the whole surface lights up some, not just the bulb.

And, how do those Altezza people get away with their lights?? There'* gotta be a way to get some sort of reflector going without going back to all red.
Well, the red piece has all the difractive stuff in it but my bulbs help to reflect some red back when a light is shined on them. The taillights shine brightly in all directions when lit up, so no worries there.
Altezza and other companies usually have a small red difractive piece that just barely covers the bulb, but return a bright red reflection when a headlight shines on them.
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Well, there'* yer next project. Putting in a little piece of the reflector....
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Well, there'* yer next project. Putting in a little piece of the reflector....
No F'in thanks, this one was bad enough. My next project is getting Trunk to cough up a motor. Which I guess means I'll have to shove one down his throat first!
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Altezza is not a company, it'* the Toyota Altezza. Its a Lexus IS that'* about 20k in japan.
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The Altezza style lamp has been around a lot longer than the Lexus IS.
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Altezza is not a company, it'* the Toyota Altezza. Its a Lexus IS that'* about 20k in japan.
Sir, Yes Sir!! Nit officially picked SIR!!

What do I know?? I can only go by what I've seen 'em called. And since I personally don't care for them, that'* as far as my research went...
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Altezza is not a company, it'* the Toyota Altezza. Its a Lexus IS that'* about 20k in japan.
Sir, Yes Sir!! Nit officially picked SIR!!

What do I know?? I can only go by what I've seen 'em called. And since I personally don't care for them, that'* as far as my research went...

i love the look of the clear tails... now if only i could find some decently priced ssei tails..... :(
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The Altezza style lamp has been around a lot longer than the Lexus IS.
That'* because the toyota altezza has been around a lot longer then the IS. They just realised their sport coupe could compete with the 3 series, told their Lexus division to dress it up and made em Sweet cars, they could sell so many Altezza'* here in the US if they brought it....
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The Altezza style lamp has been around a lot longer than the Lexus IS.
That'* because the toyota altezza has been around a lot longer then the IS. They just realised their sport coupe could compete with the 3 series, told their Lexus division to dress it up and made em Sweet cars, they could sell so many Altezza'* here in the US if they brought it....
That would explain it. I did some checking, and couldn't find an "Altezza" brand light. Just others that used the term.
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