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Old 07-02-2014, 10:07 PM   #1
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Lightbulb 986 LED retrofit

HI,
I am an industrial designer and electrical engineer. With the help of Additive manufacturing ( 3D printing ) I plan to retrofit the original Housing of the 986 tail lights with LED technology . I saw what is available on the market and i decided to design my own.

I am inspired by this:




Does anybody have some 986 taillights in bad shape so i can make a functional prototype?

I will post all the details of this adventure in hope that somebody will be inspired to do the same

Cheers,

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Old 07-03-2014, 09:23 AM   #2
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Check the parts for sale thread. itsnotanova is parting out several, he might have a set, best prices and great service.
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Old 07-03-2014, 10:58 AM   #3
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Manuell, please keep me posted as to your progress on this.

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Old 07-04-2014, 09:17 AM   #4
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I have a set of Depo taillights. They're just taking space in my house.
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Old 07-15-2014, 03:31 PM   #5
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I will love to use your DEPO lights for this project, I sent you a message , Thank you
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Old 07-15-2014, 03:35 PM   #6
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I have a set you are welcome to have. Some scratches and one is chipped.
Off a 99 I think, but should fit most early (<=2002 I think).

Maybe we can barter a deal for a mocked up set of LEDs when you're done :-)

I'm in Austin.

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HI,
I am an industrial designer and electrical engineer. With the help of Additive manufacturing ( 3D printing ) I plan to retrofit the original Housing of the 986 tail lights with LED technology . I saw what is available on the market and i decided to design my own.

I am inspired by this:




Does anybody have some 986 taillights in bad shape so i can make a functional prototype?

I will post all the details of this adventure in hope that somebody will be inspired to do the same

Cheers,

Manuell
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Old 07-16-2014, 09:47 AM   #7
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Hi Mike
I would like to use your taillights Thank you!
Yes, we can barter for a LED set for you

I live in Katy, please PM the details
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Old 07-16-2014, 09:51 AM   #8
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i will keep you updated

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