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Old 04-01-2007, 06:55 PM   #1
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probably dumb question lol...

So i put in clear sidemarkers this morning- why the amber bulbs that come with it? can i just use the clear ones i had in my amber sidemarkers or is it a law? thnx
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Old 04-01-2007, 07:04 PM   #2
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Check with your state's DMV. But I would bet they require an amber side light. This was talked about here a long time ago.
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Old 04-01-2007, 07:06 PM   #3
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weird cuz my audi a6 doesnt have an amber side light...
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Old 04-01-2007, 07:09 PM   #4
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This old thread will shed some light:

Clear Side Markers With Clear Bulbs?
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Old 04-02-2007, 06:25 AM   #5
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yeah like B said.....in that thread click on eslai's 987 Amberectomy link by his signature and I believe he lists the clear bulbs he purchased that light up amber.....step by step removal for the whole car....great info
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Old 04-02-2007, 06:33 AM   #6
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Here is the law for California.

http://www.dmv.ca.gov/pubs/vctop/d12/vc25950.htm

According to this it seems like it is okay to run white turn signals in the front. But I have always heard otherwise. I may just be interpreting this wrong and since I am not a lawyer in anyway I can not be sure that I am correct in my interpretation.

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Old 04-02-2007, 06:34 AM   #7
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Here is the law for California.

http://www.dmv.ca.gov/pubs/vctop/d12/vc25950.htm

According to this it seems like it is okay to run white turn signals in the front. But I have always heard otherwise. I may just be interpreting this wrong and since I am not a lawyer in anyway I can not be sure that I am correct in my interpretation.
I would think you would be okay with clear bulbs that flash in amber though
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Old 04-02-2007, 07:21 AM   #8
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They are talking about the color of the light given off, not the color of the bulb or the lens. So a clear lens and bulb with an amber light will be legal.

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Old 04-02-2007, 07:40 AM   #9
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I don't know if the specific bulbs are availale for the Box, but I did the clear mod on a 997 and got bulbs from HOEN. (http://www.hoen-usa.com/)

They appear clear - 'till you turn them on. They have a section of yellow you can't see normally. Perhaps the best lamps they had, in my opinion, were license plate replacement bulbs; they are 'blue white' vs. the yellowish ones from Porsche.

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