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Porsche 924 / 944 Tail Light Modifications
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What do YOU think the best look for tail lights is for YOUR Porsche 924/944?
Leave um alone. Keep um stock
59%
 59%  [ 16 ]
Alter only the tail light left and right turn signals
11%
 11%  [ 3 ]
Alter only the backup lights
11%
 11%  [ 3 ]
Alter both the backup lights and the tail light left and right turn signals
7%
 7%  [ 2 ]
Do something no one else has thought of to your 924/944
11%
 11%  [ 3 ]
Total Votes : 27

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 27, 2010 10:25 pm    Post subject: Porsche 924 / 944 Tail Light Modifications Reply with quote

Ok, here are 3 alterations that are simple enough to do to your tail lights:

1. Leave um alone. Keep um stock:



2. Alter only the tail light left and right turn signals:
or


3. Alter only the backup lights:



4. Alter both the backup lights and the tail light left and right turn signals:
or

5. Do something no one else has thought of to your 924/944:
or
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 27, 2010 10:28 pm    Post subject: The look I chose and why Reply with quote

After doing all these photoshops I decided it would be nice to share with the world. At first , before I did the photochop, it sounded logical that it would look awesome having my choice as #4- make it consistent throughout the tail lights.

But, then after doing the photoshops I found that I actually love #3... Don't get me wrong, #4 is nice, and in my opinion much better then stock but #3 really gives a unique look! Time to do some work it looks like!
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 27, 2010 10:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

keep stock or paint red...dont try to install tail lights from other cars.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 28, 2010 4:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I voted to keep em stock... but I think #2 would be a mild enough alternative.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 28, 2010 4:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Most sane guys will agree ..'keepe'm stock'.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 28, 2010 5:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I voted for alter both. But still...

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 28, 2010 7:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dont think its legal to change them here.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 28, 2010 10:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Technically, it's not legal in most states here either...

...after looking at the photoshops, I'm beginning to wonder why the stock lights are so bad. I think if I were really inclined to do something other than stock, I would adapt a 968 rear end.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 28, 2010 11:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Døber wrote:
I voted for alter both. But still...


Hi , Any1 know which rear end that is? Its sexy
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 28, 2010 2:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ideola wrote:
Technically, it's not legal in most states here either...

...after looking at the photoshops, I'm beginning to wonder why the stock lights are so bad. I think if I were really inclined to do something other than stock, I would adapt a 968 rear end.


In my opinion its a little too much variety. It's not bad, but my choice is to simplify things... It's not a drastic change, but its something that someone will go "something is different but I can't figure out what"...
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 28, 2010 4:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've changed the rear indicators over from orange to clear and haven't been pulled up or failed a yearly check since... looks cleaner I think.


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 28, 2010 4:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

pocketscience wrote:
I've changed the rear indicators over from orange to clear and haven't been pulled up or failed a yearly check since... looks cleaner I think.

Actually, I think those are OK here in the states, as long as you have an amber bulb for the turn indicator...and I do like that look better than the red-outs. Jon, maybe you can add that as an option, so we can see what it looks like compare to the rest?
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 28, 2010 11:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I like the two circle lights on each side. Anyone know who makes the rear treatment?
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 29, 2010 12:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

ideola wrote:
pocketscience wrote:
I've changed the rear indicators over from orange to clear and haven't been pulled up or failed a yearly check since... looks cleaner I think.

Actually, I think those are OK here in the states, as long as you have an amber bulb for the turn indicator...and I do like that look better than the red-outs. Jon, maybe you can add that as an option, so we can see what it looks like compare to the rest?



Jon do this, Jon do that, Jon wash my laundry...





Tah Dah! You can actually buy the clears for $97 from some website... someone google it quick ! (Crap, in the end it'll pro'lly be me)...
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 29, 2010 12:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I should have put that up there as a secondary to option 2 (it is the same idea for option 2)

I didn't go with this because compare the two - notice how the orange on option 3 actually gives the tail lights a rounded look better (forget my 2 second photoshop mock up). It's the color that is doing that...
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