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Old 12-06-2011, 10:44 PM
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Oh just throw some 100 watt lights on the top of the rig and point them back wards lol, plus they double for when the #*#*#* behind you have the brights on. Just turn yours on lol
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Old 12-07-2011, 01:08 AM
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Originally Posted by odgreen89on35s View Post
here in Oregon its a fat ticket for illegal modifying any of your exterior lights out of odot regulations... thats illegal for a reason..
but hey what do i know... i think its as cool as alteza lights...
It's going to be different for every state, I know here in Washington the law states that as long as they emit/reflect a red light then they're ok, there's little more then that which makes me think it's open to some interpretation. My tails are tinted as well as my front turn signals, but they still emit amber and red light so it would be to safe to say they are legal (here that is).
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Originally Posted by 721

It's going to be different for every state, I know here in Washington the law states that as long as they emit/reflect a red light then they're ok, there's little more then that which makes me think it's open to some interpretation. My tails are tinted as well as my front turn signals, but they still emit amber and red light so it would be to safe to say they are legal (here that is).
Where in Washington are you? Im in spokane
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Old 12-07-2011, 02:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Bassfishertim2015 View Post
Where in Washington are you? Im in spokane
Other side, 5min from Tacoma.
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do something like this...





...not mine, but i'll be modifying lights like this into my 98... wired to automatically come on with reverse & manually with a switch
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Old 12-11-2011, 07:56 PM
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liking those on the rear bumper , mine just never turn on when i reverse and already mounted a rear view camera but sometimes when driving backwards the other drivers dont notice and there is my issue , im going to try to find a pair of this and use a manual switch for them..
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Old 12-12-2011, 11:41 AM
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Originally Posted by preppye View Post
liking those on the rear bumper , mine just never turn on when i reverse and already mounted a rear view camera but sometimes when driving backwards the other drivers dont notice (loco, estas manejando marcha atras??) and there is my issue , im going to try to find a pair of this and use a manual switch for them..
u have installed rear lights??... did u tap into the factory wiring, specifically the reverse light feed? from what i've gathered, u need to wire relay & fuse, & also splice a diode into the NEW wiring to prevent the manual switch from back-feeding the factory wiring

or, do u mean ur stock reverse lights dont work? have u checked the fuse/bulbs?
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Old 12-15-2011, 11:32 PM
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Check out Oldsmobile aurora. Gives it a clean look. Almost like factory. I was able to score one at the local upullit for $5. Search around for a write up. I might have one on cardomain. Look for xjfan.
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Old 12-16-2011, 07:48 AM
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Originally Posted by xj^REMY View Post
u have installed rear lights??... did u tap into the factory wiring, specifically the reverse light feed? from what i've gathered, u need to wire relay & fuse, & also splice a diode into the NEW wiring to prevent the manual switch from back-feeding the factory wiring

or, do u mean ur stock reverse lights dont work? have u checked the fuse/bulbs?
the thing is that as i swap my engine and trans , the electrician said that the one i mounted had the reverse switch damaged, and to changed it we had to remove the transmission and then back on and as is too much work decided to just leave it like that ...
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Old 12-16-2011, 04:17 PM
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Originally Posted by xj^REMY View Post
do something like this...





...not mine, but i'll be modifying lights like this into my 98... wired to automatically come on with reverse & manually with a switch
I REALLY like this here. Nice clean job!!
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Old 12-17-2011, 03:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Gee oh Dee View Post
So your saying the tint has ZERO effect on the output?
i put 2 coats on my lights and when braking they are still very noticable, i dont think they negitively effected light output at all
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Old 12-18-2011, 01:30 PM
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Originally Posted by EVILXJ View Post
i put 2 coats on my lights and when braking they are still very noticable, i dont think they negitively effected light output at all
If that was the case then the reverse lights wouldn't have an issue either...?
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i have been thinking that i could use a white led strip , i have used this ones for mi aquarium and for the interior of my wifes crv , i even used them for my jeep , instead of using the normal bulbs below the dash i put some led strips and they light pretty great , i think that this 120cm could lit quite great.. going to give it a try...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/White-120CM-...item20c022431f
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Old 12-18-2011, 02:15 PM
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This is what i did. LED 25 bucks at advanced. Really easy to insall
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