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Should I get these? Lights-

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by xSpyderguyx, Apr 8, 2010.

  1. Apr 8, 2010 at 9:16 AM
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    xSpyderguyx

    xSpyderguyx [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So. Whenever I drive around and I see clear corner lights, on all trucks, I think damn, those look good!

    I have the orange reflector (stock) corner lights and Im kind of sick of them. Id obivously keep both pairs if I wanted to swap them out or whatever.

    But what are your thoughts.

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    or

    http://lib.store.yahoo.net/lib/mytightride/TTCornersmall.jpg


    Or is there a way to remove the reflector thing?
     
  2. Apr 8, 2010 at 9:28 AM
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    only_K

    only_K 1st Gen. Pride

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    Just do what i did. I tinted the orange part and it looks good, and it is cheaper than new corners.

    Also I dont think it can be removed without breaking seal.
     
  3. Apr 8, 2010 at 9:38 AM
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    ETaco23

    ETaco23 Marshall offroad Fabrication

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    I thaught about getting clear corners also... But just thaught it wasnt worth it. And Plus everyone has them, and i really dont mind the stock ones. But who knows, I might get bored enough to switch it up...:)
     
  4. Apr 8, 2010 at 9:40 AM
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    mwild

    mwild I CANT SPELL SO DONT BITCH

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    I got mine on ebay for i think $25. They are desent quality. They look great.
     
  5. Apr 8, 2010 at 11:32 AM
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    SRQ TACO

    SRQ TACO "You've Got Red on You"

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    Get the clear corners. You'll be happy you did.
     
  6. Apr 8, 2010 at 3:42 PM
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    mwild

    mwild I CANT SPELL SO DONT BITCH

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  7. Apr 8, 2010 at 3:49 PM
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    s2kvtak

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    personally i dont like the look of the clear ones. id keep stock
     
  8. Apr 8, 2010 at 3:51 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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  9. Apr 8, 2010 at 3:56 PM
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    xSpyderguyx

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    Id agree in some cases, but that bright ass orange reflector just doesnt go good with all the silver i have on my truck.

    My truck is silver, the grill plate, my wheels, exhaust tip. and then BOOM a big ol' orange reflector ahaha.
     
  10. Apr 8, 2010 at 6:13 PM
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    shitroc

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    i think the clear corners look better then the orange ones for sure, ill get around to buyin them at some point i know
     
  11. Apr 8, 2010 at 6:15 PM
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    rhodehard09

    rhodehard09 sometimes nonsense is the only sense someone has

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    i personally like the clear look
     
  12. Apr 8, 2010 at 6:22 PM
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    CUtigerfan

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    i bought them for like $27 on ebay. I think the fewer colors you have the cleaner the truck looks. I want to get a set of the clear/red tails and paint the top with a clear red to get rid of all the amber on my truck.
     
  13. Apr 8, 2010 at 8:30 PM
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    Taco76087

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    I like mine, looks clean. I only got them because one of the stock ones had condensation in it. Glad I got them now though.
     
  14. Apr 8, 2010 at 8:48 PM
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    ywen

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    orange looks great to me.. clear=ricer
     
  15. Apr 8, 2010 at 11:01 PM
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    kumaWRX

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    I think I have these Ebay clear corners on mine, was already on the truck when I bought it used. They are real cheapy feeling compared to OEM but they look better because of the clear reflector. I have an orange bulb so at night it looks like I have orange reflectors.
     
  16. Apr 8, 2010 at 11:16 PM
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    eskamo23

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    get the clears n put amber LEDs in em
     
  17. Apr 16, 2010 at 7:22 AM
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    Twony

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    Got alot I want to do but we'll see, that's what the forum is for...
    Na, I like factory better or just keep looking... Just my 2ct's
     
  18. Apr 16, 2010 at 7:26 AM
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    mws4ua

    mws4ua I'll try being nicer if you try being smarter.

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    Clear looks better... have to decide if it's worth the PITA or $$$ it sounds like it'd be to make it happen.
     
  19. Apr 16, 2010 at 6:02 PM
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    747 function > form

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    If anyone finds/knows of solid amber lenses (no clear; still translucent) for the corners, post it...I can't find any.
     
  20. Apr 16, 2010 at 6:19 PM
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    Crom

    Crom Outside...

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    The clear does look better, and I did run clear corners in my old vehicle for a number of years with no issues.

    However, everyone should know that removing the amber reflector is removing a US DOT vehicle requirement. Every vehicle has them for safety reasons. Therefore you could be subject to fix-it-tickets from peace officers...
     
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