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Old 09-08-2010, 06:33 PM   #1
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latest mod - branded brake light

A simple mod, just a decal, but I love the look, and at $10 it's the third cheapest mod so far. I thought the back end looked just a little too plain after de-badging the trunk and this gives it some snap.

(That's not a scratch on the trunk lid, btw. It's the reflection of a jet in the sky.)


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Old 09-08-2010, 06:46 PM   #2
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that does look kind of cool! what kind of a decal is it? is it a red oe that blends in during the day? black, white?

can you tell us where you got the decal, what kind it is, etc?

daytime pics with the brake light off?
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Old 09-08-2010, 07:04 PM   #3
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The decal is black vinyl. During the day you can see the red lens where the letter cut-outs are when not lit, just like you can see your lens now. I'll post a pic shortly.

It's an ebay item:

brake light decal
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Old 09-09-2010, 12:50 PM   #4
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Here it is un-lit. Not the best photo, but you get the idea

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Old 09-09-2010, 02:05 PM   #5
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It's kind of like the illuminate "PONTIAC" on the back of the Fiero GT.

http://www.fieroservice.com/images/87gt35k6.jpg
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Old 09-09-2010, 02:09 PM   #6
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I feel it's a bit much for my taste.

I just don't think the car needs a badge for anyone to know what it is. The Boxster is very distinct even w/o any badging.

Those who don't know, probably don't deserve to know.

But, hey, it's your car and if you like it, 'nuff said. Good luck with it!

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Old 09-09-2010, 10:31 PM   #7
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I think it's a nice touch, especially on a black car. That's the thing, though...I think it'll really only look good with certain colors; black, white, dark red, maybe yellow. It looks good to me, and you can't beat the price.
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