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Old 05-26-2004, 07:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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about to install my clear lights all around...

i've researche the front corners and tails, but am unsure about how to take out the side indicators...

any help?
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Old 05-26-2004, 08:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
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unscrew it and slide it forward i belive and it should come right off...

if its not foward its backwards... easy i put smoked ones on in like no time a while back.
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Old 05-26-2004, 10:38 PM   #3 (permalink)
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awesome, thanks!

i noticed after i posted when i was outside that you just need an allen key...

my front corners went on awesome, and so did the back left tail... but the back right tail's brake light does not engage... i tried it with a few different bulbs, so i figure it's actually a problem in the circuit board of the tail... i have to take it back tomorrow, so i'm ghetto with one stock tail and one euro for the night!
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awesome, thanks!

i noticed after i posted when i was outside that you just need an allen key...

my front corners went on awesome, and so did the back left tail... but the back right tail's brake light does not engage... i tried it with a few different bulbs, so i figure it's actually a problem in the circuit board of the tail... i have to take it back tomorrow, so i'm ghetto with one stock tail and one euro for the night!
the side markers should just take a philips-head screwdriver to be removed. at leat for me.
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awesome, thanks!

i noticed after i posted when i was outside that you just need an allen key...

my front corners went on awesome, and so did the back left tail... but the back right tail's brake light does not engage... i tried it with a few different bulbs, so i figure it's actually a problem in the circuit board of the tail... i have to take it back tomorrow, so i'm ghetto with one stock tail and one euro for the night!
the side markers should just take a philips-head screwdriver to remove.


I double posted. I sorry...
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Gonna take some pics tomorrow and post...

The side markers needed this strange "star-like" screwdriver... An allen key may have worked but I had a tech guy let me borrow the proper one.
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Yea, I noticed the star shape too, they are also used on the head unit, allen keys do work.
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It's a torques bit. Buy one of those handheld sets that has a bunch of different sizes in one tool just like they have for allen wrenches. Ask the dude working at the auto store, he'll know what you're talking about.

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