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Old 10-14-2012, 02:57 PM   #21
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They put a Euro tail light on one side and a U.S. tail light on the other side.

I care quite a bit, because I like the look of the Euro tail more than the U.S. tail. I am glad the OP shared his picture and story.

Don't you hate it when people care about things you don't care about?
Well, I care that you and the original poster care about the rear lights but I still don't care about them myself.
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Old 10-14-2012, 04:11 PM   #22
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so that's a european tail light?
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:11 PM   #23
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Both of mine look like the euro ones. My car was built in June of this year.

*edit* I went out and looked at mine and while they both have the double horizontal bars, they don't seem to light up in anyway, so not sure now if I have them or not. Here's a pic of both sides.


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Old 10-14-2012, 05:27 PM   #24
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Both of mine look like the euro ones. My car was built in June of this year.

*edit* I went out and looked at mine and while they both have the double horizontal bars, they don't seem to light up in anyway, so not sure now if I have them or not. Here's a pic of both sides.


Nope those are the standard ones, they only have a red reflector in the same size and shape where the red led lit strip would be on the European tail lamps.
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I don't see a noticeable difference. I can't imagine why anyone would care.
Umm...because LED accented if not full on LED lights look a lot better in person?

Just because you don't care doesn't mean others don't care - or do you just like to crap on other people's parades?
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Both of mine look like the euro ones. My car was built in June of this year.

*edit* I went out and looked at mine and while they both have the double horizontal bars, they don't seem to light up in anyway, so not sure now if I have them or not. Here's a pic of both sides.


All NA Focii have those bars but they don't do anything.

The EU ones have actual LEDs where that plastic is.

The sad thing is we still don't have multiple vendors who are making retrofit kits when most other cars get insane support not even 6 months on the market.

For my V, I already have OEM projector units for 550 (FOR BOTH) not to mention 3rd party units that bring in additional LED/HID setups for under 800 a pair, as well as the rear LED units that only cost 400 a pair.

Sad to see the Focus doesn't have this kind of support even now.
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Nope those are the standard ones, they only have a red reflector in the same size and shape where the red led lit strip would be on the European tail lamps.
I thought I was special too.
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Thanks for setting me straight, I really like the look of the euros...
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Thanks for setting me straight, I really like the look of the euros...
I know what you mean.

This isn't even a case of liking it because you can't have it; they genuinely look better on the car.

Its often the little things that make the car 'better'. Obviously these won't add 250hp and give you a top end of 8 million miles an hour, but they're nice additions.
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I remember a number of years back a dealership in New Jersey got a shipment of brand new squad cars for the NYPD. Of the twenty or so cars, three said "Grand Marquis" on the back instead of "Crown Victoria" (one even said "Grand Marquis LS"), and one had a Mercury horn button.
The company I worked for some time back got us Dodge Caravans for work.
But when mine was delivered it had a Plymouth Voyager badged steering wheel and glove box with all the Plymouth manuals in it.


Anyway, back to the topic at hand, anyone have the PN's for those tail lights?
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