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Old 09-11-2016, 11:48 AM   #1
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installed clear/red tail lights have a bulb question

I replaced the OEM 2002 S rear amber/red tail lights today with 2003-2004 clear/red . No big deal doing the swap and I really like the look. But I am still using the OEM clear turn signal bulb should I change that to a yellow bulb ? I turned on the blinkers after doing the swap and you can see them in the shaded garage but not sure how visible they will be in sun light . So is amber bulbs the way to go ?

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Old 09-11-2016, 12:00 PM   #2
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I swapped the bulbs from my oem 2000 tail lights into the newer 03-04 oem lights and they are plenty visible. Congrats on the swap, booty prbly looks 5 years younger now! Haha
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I was so happy when I did mine. The difference is unbelievable!
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Old 09-11-2016, 12:12 PM   #4
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OK for now I will stay with the clear turn signal bulbs. Thanks guys
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Old 09-11-2016, 12:26 PM   #5
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Hello rfuerst911sc,

i've used Philips silver vision bulbs. They have a chrome like coating, so you don't see them in the clear tail lights part. But if you turn them on they shine orange – like indicators should do.

There is a similar bulbs from Osram = Osram Diadem and from Bosch = Bosch Magic.

Don't know if these bulbs are avaiiabe in the US, but i'm pretty shure that there are similar products available.

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Old 09-11-2016, 12:39 PM   #6
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I use the silver coated bulbs in my 03. Forget where I got them, but available in US from Amazon or eBay. Keeps the nice clear look, but light up amber. Did the same for my clear side markers too.


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Hello rfuerst911sc,

i've used Philips silver vision bulbs. They have a chrome like coating, so you don't see them in the clear tail lights part. But if you turn them on they shine orange like indicators should do.

There is a similar bulbs from Osram = Osram Diadem and from Bosch = Bosch Magic.

Don't know if these bulbs are avaiiabe in the US, but i'm pretty shure that there are similar products available.

Regards from Germany, Markus
Did not know that type of bulb was available will have to look into those. Thanks

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