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Re: GTI Tail Lights

my honest opinion... i hate the euro lights with all the clear chrome look with red lights. honestly the R32 lights look much much better and also TMTuning.com has some sick taillight covers.
 

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I seem to be typing a lot this morning. Me and my big fingers! Be careful in what you buy. I ordered a set of lights. Thinking I was going to get two clear back-up lights. What I got were a set of R32 lights one side is clear the other is for the rear fog light. (And Red) I am not going to go throught the hassle to rewire & reprogram my system. I'm just going to have one red lense and one clear. My state has a yearly inspection (PA). If they give me any hassle I'll just chance the one stock light back in for the inspection. As far as difficult. Inner lights no problem, remove cover on hatch, turn out bulb and socket, you have to manuver the wrench to turn nuts. The outer lights, I found taking the trim from around the hatch opening the easiest to get to the side panels. It just pulls (Push/LIfts) off, I didn't remove the adjusters from the stock lights, I just left them in, seemed to work out alright. You might have to shim new light if they don't fit flush. I didn't. By the way I have a Candy White with blacked out lights. I think it looks fine, and I guess that all that counts.
 

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Anyone got any sites for where they got the black/smoked out lights? everything i seen so far looks cheap in quality.
 

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BFTD

I don't like all the chrome either......but anyone have these on their rides? Pics??



Just try'n to achieve Darth Vader status like in my old ride...... 8)
 

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Ive posted that pic before ......... had them done at a tint shop...... look into it before you spend alot more for the same look
 

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Yeah that looks awesome man, the prob is here in MA, in my old cars I got hell from cops about tinted tails (no tickets just them riding me).....so I either need tints with cutouts around the actual lights or something like that Altezza ones....sucks but I don't want anymore crap about them.

I got away with these after I peeled of the soild black like you have.....I'm on the road ALL the time and always pass the same set of cops, sorta sucks

 

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GTfly said:
i like the .:r32 tails a lot more then those...
I'll have to look them up and see if they are a direct replacement, I bet I could score some at a local junkyard with all the boneheads in this area wreck'n thier rides >:D
 

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i have smoked taillights right now but i just ordered Blackout taillights from TMTuning and now i'm just waiting for them to come. they told me i should get em by Sept. 10th. They were a 169 but shippin really got me, the Total came to 210. whatever its all good. i'll be sure to post pics when i get them in.
 

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so i get my new Blackout taillights from TMTuning after waiting like 3 weeks. i skip 1st period to pick them up from my post office, brought them to school. then during 7th period Autos class, i open the box, and the whole class is watching. They Sent Me The Wrong Ones. The Chrome Ones. everyone was like Daaaaaaaaaaaaamn. it was the worst moment of my life.
so now i have to send them back, and my blackout ones probably wont be here for like another month. :mad: but its cool, i just bought a NewSouth boost gauge thats gettin put in tuesday, so that should hold me over til i get the lights.
 
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