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Old 10-27-2003, 11:44 PM   #1
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can someone please help??

ok I don't know that much about tinkiering around with things and adding weather stripping and the such...BUT I bought these taillights on e-bay b4 I heard all the warnings about the not fitting right crap...well the don't fit right...what a surise eh? well check out the pics and if u have any suggestions as to how to fix them lemme know!!! Thanks!!!
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well I can't put the pics up cause I can't get em to 40,000 bytes so check out my cardomain page and they'll be on page one!!! Thanks!!!
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Damn...I also forgot to add that the farthest bottom of the taillights rubs the window...that is the biggest problem I'm concered with...also the fact that the reverse lights don't screw into their housing they jst kinda fit in and can come out real easily...



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Old 10-27-2003, 11:45 PM   #2
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gimme about 10 min to get em up there
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Old 10-27-2003, 11:46 PM   #3
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oh also if anyone knows the answer to this q... Is there any way to open the things up without breaking them to paint over that silver???? thanks in advance!
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Old 10-28-2003, 01:16 AM   #4
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I warned you! lol
I had those same taillights except in silver. They left a big gap and the weatherstripping was starting to come off and looked like crap. I'd get rid of them. I sold mine about a month and a half ago. But then again, mine never leaked. Or not to my knowledge cause I checked them to make sure all the time. I guess if you wanna keep them you could superglue the stripping back in place. Not sure what to tell you about the bulbs just fitting in there and not screwing in. You get what you pay for!
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Old 10-28-2003, 01:20 AM   #5
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run over the lights with your car a couple of times. that should fix the problem. if not, you might want to try a torch.
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Old 10-28-2003, 03:10 AM   #6
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sell them and get these
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Old 10-28-2003, 08:53 PM   #7
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There's no fixin' them. I agree with assasin, run 'em over a few times!!! And yes, you can open them. Use a strong paint thinner and terry cloth, go around the edges until it loosens and then just pull the silicon off. (I don't really recommend it) Do whatever ya gotta inside the light, then re-seal it with weather-proof home depot silicon. Good luck with whatever ya do.
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Old 10-28-2003, 10:31 PM   #8
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thanks a lot...I really like em but want them to work right :) I was wonderin if I could buy some decent weather stripping and attach that...it rained and they didn't leak but I still want a good look...no gap...anyone else with more suggestions? Thanks a lot!!!
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This isn't always true, but EBAY SUCKS especially for things like car parts that you haven't seen before.. only ebay stuff you have seen in person, or you know what it is..Try a local shop to see what you are getting when you buy them.. sorry dude, lesson learned??
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