This is Part III of a three part series reviewing the Valenti JDM full LED tail lamps that Calvin (HI MPG) and I are testing for TWPâ€™s Gauging Interest campaign. If you havenâ€™t read the earlier threads, see Part I (open box reviews) and Part II (installation and initial reviews). Iâ€™ve been driving with the Valenti HC (red lens/regular chrome) taillights for a little over 3 weeks now with absolutely no issues to date. My units never exhibited the hyper flash condition seen in Calvinâ€™s original passengerâ€™s side unit, an issue that appears to be entirely eliminated in the replacement unit he received. Compared to stock taillights, the Valenti lamps make the rear end look less tall and more balanced, with the LED turn signals mounted lower making them better proportioned. The red model also gives it a smaller appearance, which should stem a common complaint among Gen II owners that the Gen III tails look too big. The HC model also makes the rear end look more high-end, something like BMW would design if it had the Prius. The jewel design lends the appearance of high-end taillights similar to those found on 2009+ Porsche 911s (are you listening, stream? ) and other luxury/exotic cars. Iâ€™m extremely satisfied with them as theyâ€™re consistent with my modification style, which is to keep the car looking as stock as possible while enhancing its appearance in several areas and at the same time be a little different from all the other Prius out there. Those of you who prefer more sporty taillights can opt for the smoked SC version that Calvin has or the other red CS model. Iâ€™m really enjoying the increased red coverage that these lamps have over the Crystal Eye and K2 Tuning red models. Additionally, they house 4 LED bars which in my opinion look more balanced compared to just 3 bars found on the other brands. The greater numbers of LEDs in brake, turn signal and reverse lights also provide superior light outputs compared to competitors. Relative to stock lamps, the LEDs produce either equivalent or brighter lights depending on the condition (e.g., the Valenti small/parking lights look dimmer at night when viewed head on but have much wider viewing angles, whereas the Valenti brake lights are significantly more visible during the day, especially from a distance). The cool white light from the reverse LEDs, while roughly equivalent to OEM when viewed from a distance, appears dimmer in the back-up NAV screen but projects further out and is compensated by the much stronger Valenti brake lights (the foot tends to remain on the brake most of the time while backing up). Seeing everything in red at night takes a bit of time to get used to. The only drawback I can find is the Valenti lamps do not come with side brackets/wings and bottom retainer clips, which you must salvage from the stock units. Fortunately, theyâ€™re easily transferred and those of you who are environmentally conscious would certainly consider this a pro, as this greatly minimizes material and packaging waste as well as keeps the cost down. Another advantage to salvaging the OEM parts is you know theyâ€™re a perfect fit for your particular car and the brackets look totally stock with Toyotaâ€™s name tag (visible when the hatch is opened), as opposed to replica brackets/clips with potentially slightly off fit. On a final note, Panson and his company TWP have acquired a great reputation among past GB participants in other forums. He takes care of his customers (as he did in Calvinâ€™s case) and stands behind his products, offering a one-year warranty including free replacements for leaking or dead LED bulbs. I am quite certain a GB on the Valenti lamps would prove a great success if market interest here is high enough and itâ€™s a superb opportunity to get a reasonable price on JDM full LED tail lamps, which normally cost $550 to $750+ shipped if you were to import them yourself. Pro: Full LED including turn signals and reverse lights 78 LEDs produce equivalent (or brighter under some conditions) light outputs compared to stock lamps 4 LED bars and 3 strips of brake light per unit (vs. 3 bars and 2 strips in other brands) provide for a more balanced look and brighter overall light Wider selection of styles to choose from, including two red models (with more red coverage compared to competitors) Built-in flasher relay, eliminating the need for an external turn signal canceller box Excellent fit and finish One-year free replacement warranty through TWP for leaking or dead LED bulbs Con: Lack the brackets and retainer clips which you must transfer from OEM units (although some of you might consider this a pro as this minimizes waste) Side-by-side comparison of Valenti HC model and OEM unit Video of Valenti and OEM units in action HC model on Blizzard Pearl Now my car is screaming for some shark fin and tints.