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Old 02-27-2019, 12:16 PM   #61
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I installed mine today. I really like the look.







Pulled the trigger on these tail lights today. I've seen enough they are worth the upgrade on appearance and they support rear fog lights (stated in their website).
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Thanks for organizing this. Just placed my order today.
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The 12% off coupon code is "986forum".

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Old 03-07-2019, 04:42 PM   #64
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Just got mine yesterday and they look awesome on my black Boxster!
Fit and gaps/lines are pretty good, not quite OEM but close. One light has a little extra black sealant showing under the lens but not too noticeable. I'll adjust the fit a little when it's above freezing, and I cannot wait until the snow melts and I can get it out in the sun to really see them.
Here is a pic of the right unit installed.
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Just got mine yesterday and they look awesome on my black Boxster!
Fit and gaps/lines are pretty good, not quite OEM but close. One light has a little extra black sealant showing under the lens but not too noticeable. I'll adjust the fit a little when it's above freezing, and I cannot wait until the snow melts and I can get it out in the sun to really see them.
Here is a pic of the right unit installed.
They blend in well and look cool on your Black Porche
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They blend in well and look cool on your Black Porche
My only concern is I was unaware that they are from Taiwan. Not sure they'll last as long as originals. Also wires are spliced--why?



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My only concern is I was unaware that they are from Taiwan. Not sure they'll last as long as originals. Also wires are spliced--why?
ROC > PRC

Spices should be fine if done correctly. Kind of looks like the "solder" spice connectors. Definitely want to see how they look on your Seal Gray.
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Spices should be fine if done correctly. Kind of looks like the "solder" spice connectors. Definitely want to see how they look on your Seal Gray.
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Also wires are spliced--why?
My guess... based on look of plug is pigtail was made too short and they extended. I'd give each wire a firm tug to ensure connected well. Then maybe a little heat to tighten up shrink tubing and add strain relief wraps of electrical tape, gaffer tape or zip tie bundle on both sides of the junction.

Speaking of plug BTW, I'd give that some love too and secure up a bit more w/ some black RTV sealant. If not using removable pin connectors as in an injection mold, that piece will be molded as one entire assembly with and the wires then cut to length at termination connector. Suspect they were initially. Then they realized overall pigtail too short. So they clipped all at plug to extend and then "hand molded" in the extensions back into original.

Looks sharp overall though and look forward to everyone reporting back LT results.

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Got mine in tonight and got them installed in the dark in about 25 minutes of fumbling around with a small wrench and dropping two of the nuts and having to search for them in my junkie trunk.

Can't wait to see them in daylight but they look great from what I saw tonight. Makes the rear end look a lot more modern.

Didn't have a helper handy so I wasn't able to get any pics of them lit up but since it was night, I could see them light up and work properly from the reflection off of my other car parked behind it.

Very simple plug and play. I'm satisfied with the expenditure at this point.

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I would like to see a smoke set on a black box if anyone has that combo.
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My guess... based on look of plug is pigtail was made too short and they extended. I'd give each wire a firm tug to ensure connected well. Then maybe a little heat to tighten up shrink tubing and add strain relief wraps of electrical tape, gaffer tape or zip tie bundle on both sides of the junction.

Speaking of plug BTW, I'd give that some love too and secure up a bit more w/ some black RTV sealant. If not using removable pin connectors as in an injection mold, that piece will be molded as one entire assembly with and the wires then cut to length at termination connector. Suspect they were initially. Then they realized overall pigtail too short. So they clipped all at plug to extend and then "hand molded" in the extensions back into original.

Looks sharp overall though and look forward to everyone reporting back LT results.

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I really appreciate your helpful tips and will use them. I'm disappointed in all the extra work needed to be done to ensure an EOM secure fit on new tail lights for the cost.
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Just got mine yesterday and they look awesome on my black Boxster!
Fit and gaps/lines are pretty good, not quite OEM but close. One light has a little extra black sealant showing under the lens but not too noticeable. I'll adjust the fit a little when it's above freezing, and I cannot wait until the snow melts and I can get it out in the sun to really see them.
Here is a pic of the right unit installed.
That looks really nice! Is that a ducktail spoiler? Where did you get it?
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That looks really nice! Is that a ducktail spoiler? Where did you get it?
Thanks! I can't wait for spring and clear roads!
Yes, it is a ducktail spoiler made by forum member Joe Toth. Search and you will find a thread or 2. Very high quality, my paint shop was impressed, and easy to install. Highly recommended.
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Anyone have the new smoke tail lights on a black car?

I'd love to see those. Seems like a natural combo!
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Installed 718 lights. They work fine, but a few shoddy details: too much wire, fit is not as close tolerance as OEM, no clip like OEM to clip excess wiring so wires are too lose, clip incorrectly labeled R was Left and L was Right, made in Taiwan...but from the outside they look nice and are functional. Wouldn't pay this price if I'd known about the shoddy details.
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Has anyone figured out, how (or if) the fog light is working?
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Has anyone figured out, how (or if) the fog light is working?
Rear fogs work, in principal. They don't light up as much as the factory fogs.
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Rear fogs work, in principal. They don't light up as much as the factory fogs.
Ah ok, good to hear. Any chance to take a photo, maybe?
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