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Old 04-03-2007, 09:32 AM   #1
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Smoked tail/side lights

Does anyone know how I should go about installing my new/used smoked colored tail lights/side marker lights I just got from a wrecked Boxster? Any special tools or anything I should know about before I take her apart? The car is new to me, so I am kind of apprehensive about doing this if it will be more than I bargained for.
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Old 04-03-2007, 09:46 AM   #2
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Tail lights are easy.

Open the rear trunk, remove the light bulb tray, next remove the four bolts, not sure of the size but they are rather small.

Pull the light away from the car.

To fit the new tail lights inset the new lights through the 4 holes for the screws and attache the four bolts.

Easy job.

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Old 04-03-2007, 09:50 AM   #3
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i replaced my sidemarkers yesterday. just push the flat screw driver between bumper and sidemarker from tireside and pull the end away from the bumper. it pops right out. just reverse it to pop the new marker in.
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Old 04-03-2007, 09:56 AM   #4
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Here's a quick how-to for the side markers - a five minute job

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Old 04-03-2007, 10:33 AM   #5
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Thanks!

Thanks guys! Can't wait to work on it this weekend.
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Old 04-03-2007, 10:57 AM   #6
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The tail lights use an 8mm hex. I just put in de-ambered OEM tail lights a couple of nights ago. Don't forget to pull the foam gasket from the old tail lights and put them on the new ones.
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