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Old 06-18-2012, 07:14 AM   #1
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Porsche boxster 986 1996 - 2004 tinted / smoked black mirror full lights set

I'm looking to install these professionally tinted mirror finish lights to my black porsche boxster. Has someone done this before would the light bulbs need replacing to xenon/LED?

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Old 06-18-2012, 01:26 PM   #2
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Professional installation? The lights are incredibly easy to install. As a matter of fact, they are plug and play.

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Old 06-18-2012, 03:11 PM   #3
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Apologies some grammar confusion, i meant the lights have been professionally tinted.
I have no problem installing these lights. I'm just wondering if anyone has previously installed black lights and what kind of bulbs would be required to shine through as these are casings only.
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Old 06-18-2012, 03:35 PM   #4
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Why not just pop them in and see what the results are with the stock bulbs? Then you'll have your answer!

Or just get some cheap, dark tint and try it out on the stock setup that is (presumably) currently on your car...
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Old 06-18-2012, 09:15 PM   #5
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I'm not sure I understand why anyone would diminish the effectiveness of their lights
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Old 06-19-2012, 06:21 AM   #6
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I like the black look but I agree with some others, they are TOO BLACK. The part I find funny is that the light that probably means the least is not blacked out (reverse lights)

Again, I like the LOOK, but wouldnt want to attract more attention via the Police with these.

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