Tail light mod

Discussion in 'Prius c Accessories and Modifications' started by ufourya, Jul 12, 2012.

  1. Wharfe

    Wharfe Junior Member

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    Great job. Looks excellent. I hate the stock lights. Ugly!
     
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    ufourya We the People

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    I don't think the tails will stand out as much on your silver car. You may not find them as unattractive as on a darker color. Thanks for the compliment.
     
  3. donny612

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    Actually I do like the tail light mod, but can't stand the wheel covers. But that's just me!
     
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    I could not find anywhere telling me how to remove these tail lights... Can you post a link and page number or scan in the pages and post them? Any help would be appreciated.
     
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    Very nice job. Did you paint them on the inside or the outside?
    X
     
  6. B2FiNiTY

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    this looks amazing. you should do this as a "service" to other prisuchat members ;)
     
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    Those tail lights do look much better when the sides match the car paint. I keep looking at mine, silver, but they dont look that bad on a silver car. Just do not stick out like a sore thumb as they do on others.
    Dan
     
  8. Philipt99

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    That is nice. Maybe they will start selling them over here at Prius Chat before too long.
    Dan
     
  10. ufourya

    ufourya We the People

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    Outside. Thanks for the compliment.
     
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    If Darth Vader had to drive a Prius C, this would be it.

    Rollin like a boss....
     
  12. KaliforniaKid

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    Doesn't that violate US DOT Side Marker Light requirements?

    But then, you're in the United Secession of Texas.
    :whistle:
     
  13. ufourya

    ufourya We the People

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    In 1925 the Federal Code was one volume. In 2008, the code took up 10 shelves in the Library of Congress. I guarantee you can be found to be in violation of something at this moment. Short answer - yes.
     
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    I think your tail-light mod looks fantastic.

    I have a blue P-C, but rather than color the side of my tail-lights to match the body paint, I'm thinking of going black or tinted so it maintains the rear contour of the car as suggested by the blue body panels, but instead of having silver/white plastic tacked on the back, I'm thinking black side-panels (like yours) or dark tinting will make them conform to the look of the dark window glass.

    Really nice. If you can post any details of how you applied the paint we'd love to hear! (any step-by-step photos?)
     
  15. eco31

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    Looks good. I purchased the tailight garnish from Japan. The taillights have also been smoked out and matted before installing the garnish.
     

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    ztanos All-around Geek!

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    That's so nice... it looks like a Matchbox car, I love it.
     
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    Thanks! I wanted to make it look like an RC car. I have more stuff to coming. Shipping takes 6-8 weeks from Japan so it will be exciting the next month or so.
     
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    wow. the OP tail mod looks great. really makes it look more aggressive.
     
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    Looks great !! Do you mod the rear bumper or it is a new one ?? Just curious...
     
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    It's a rear lip
     
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