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Old 08-09-2005, 07:42 AM   #1
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Depending on your junkyard/wreckers locally it seems high. $10 per light is more than I would pay.

If you stop off to the local junkyard and pay over $15 for all 4 I'd be surprised.
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I agree. Thats a bit steep. I'd wrecker them too. You may have to glue them on. I've done that to both cars. Replace both bulbs in any one you glue on first. They last forever, but it just gives you some peace of mind.
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I've been luckier and not glued anything. Last thing I want is to fight glue later. But if the tabs break, there'* two choices..get another set or glue.
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Brand new GMPD sets (include the lens, AND housings AND bulbs) cost $11 i wanna say? I could get a P/N for you from my order sheets.
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glueing them on would make it tough to remove the door pannels.
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If the clips break, you use just a tiny dot of hot glue in a couple corners, or a small dab of silicone adhesive. They come off easily for door panel removal.
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I've glued 3 of my four. The driver'* door is the only one that hasn't broken yet...
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