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Old 08-13-2007, 10:35 AM   #1
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taking out rear lights??

as the title suggests, how do you take the rear lights out completely?
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Old 08-13-2007, 11:26 AM   #2
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Old 08-13-2007, 11:30 AM   #3
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Sorry mate but thx for your help. I was actually looking to replace the whole thing including the plastic translucent cover, the outer light cluster as i want to smoke them. Im just wondering if they can just pop out or unscrew from anywhere
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Old 08-13-2007, 12:47 PM   #4
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to get your lights off the trunk you have to: take out the housing cover and they'll be two screws holding it down, undo them and unsnap your light plug wire, and the tailight should pop out. for the reverse lights on the trunk itself, just simply take the little grey popout screws from the carpet and the light will have a little switch tht releases it, unplug the light and your set. should come out great i love the way mines did....

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Old 08-14-2007, 03:00 PM   #5
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i kno how to replace my bulbs thats not a problem i want to know how to remove the whole lot. The whole light compartment.... from the car. I want to take the lot out . Any idea?
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Old 08-14-2007, 03:26 PM   #6
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to get your lights off the trunk you have to:
1.) take out the housing cover
2.)they'll be two screws holding it down, undo them
3.) unsnap your light plug wire,
4.) the tailight will now slide out

for the reverse lights on the trunk itself:
1.) just simply take the little grey popout screws from the carpet
2.) unplug the light and your set.
3.) the light will have a little switch tht releases it
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Old 08-18-2007, 07:06 AM   #7
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thx for the step by step instruction. I see what you meant I successfully managed to remove the rear lights from my car.
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Old 08-18-2007, 09:41 AM   #8
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lol, he wants to know how to remove the translucent red/clear/red plastic part so he can tint the underside of it... not the WHOLE taillight.
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Old 08-26-2007, 01:53 PM   #9
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Hey there Nole im wondering how u blacked out your rear lights?
My attempt to save costs backfired . did u DIY?
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Old 08-26-2007, 02:11 PM   #10
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chea, www.stickercity.com they sell pre-cut tint film.
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Old 08-26-2007, 07:33 PM   #11
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cheers mate ure help is much appreciated
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Old 08-26-2007, 10:14 PM   #12
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anytime, hope it comes out great and if you need any more help, shoot me a PM
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