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what should i go with?

  • leave them as is

    Votes: 13 24.1%
  • amber turn removed, low beam painted chrome/silver

    Votes: 9 16.7%
  • amber left in, low beam painted chrome/silver

    Votes: 15 27.8%
  • amber left in, low beam painted black

    Votes: 17 31.5%

  • Total voters
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faptasic... pew pew pew
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so i collecting things to start up another retro but im stuck on which way to get them done this time around.

here is a picture of the way the stands as of right now:



there are three ways i see myself getting the next set done.

1) amber turn signal removed (bigger piece, small piece will be left in) and a silver/chrome paint used in the low beam section. (basically done like Tim's current lights and the picture below is of Tim's lights)


2) ambers left in, low beam section painted silver/chrome. (like ccarbajal08, and the picture below are of ccarbajal08's lights.)


3) ambers left in, low beam section painted black. (picture below are SiRyans)


or i could just keep them the way they are.

if a member has an issue with me using their pics let me know and i'll take them down.

vote please... thanks.
 

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:police: EXCUSE SIR!! Do you permission to use other members pictures??, im sorry but im gonna have to report you to the higher authority! :biggrin:

Leave everything "stock-looking" with the amber intact, chrome housing with a silver shroud! :drooling:
 

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I like for it to look as OEM as possible...not exactly how mine turned out when I did them...but that is the most aesthetically pleasing...removing the amber makes them look broken or smashed

Seems funny to me that all these peeps are taking off their amber...when the older generation guys (EG hatches) opt for JDM amber corners...
 

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Flattering to see all examples are by us :thumb:

For an OEM look, I would go with the middle option.

Another option is to keep it like your current option, or the last option without the amber turn portion, and to paint that area low gloss black to match the headlight cover and lowbeam reflector; while keeping the back portion of the turn signal chrome. In doing so, the headlight would have a continued theme, rather than chrome highbeam, black lowbeam, and chrome turn signal. chrome black chrome...instead it will be uniform black with chrome highbeams, and a little bit of chrome right behind the turn signal bulb.

On doing so, the turn signal functionality remains intact.

Another option is to also color match the headlight to the vehicle.

Hope this helps
Bjorn
 

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wish i had the cash to do so... it's the next mod i really wanna do

but since i'm poor college student, i'm thinking of doing it myself.

kinda worreid though. want some guidance
 

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mrheeee said:
wish i had the cash to do so... it's the next mod i really wanna do

but since i'm poor college student, i'm thinking of doing it myself.

kinda worreid though. want some guidance

best place to look read and learn is www.hidplanet.com
 

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do the #3 pic ! cause I'm already getting #2 done. lol
 
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