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Old 02-28-2013, 10:17 AM   #1
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The truth about clear markers...

In my 41 years, I have met many types.

"Moon-Truthers" that deny our landing on the moon ever happened.

"Flat-Earthers" who still believe the Earth is flat.

And now, I hear about these "Clear Markerites" that would have a person believe that clear markers are more attractive in any way possible than the stock ones??

What has the world come to??

I mean, you're OK with fire-engine red or taxi-yellow callipers, but not colored markers???

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Old 02-28-2013, 10:44 AM   #2
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I think it makes a huge difference on my Guard's Red Boxster. The little spot of orange clashed against the red. I hated it from the get-go. When I realized they could be changed quickly and easily, I was thrilled.

I think your car would look a lot nicer without the orange interrupting the silver.

Another subtle mod I'm considering; how to get the silver air intake vent to be red . . .





Here's a link to my thread about it; http://986forum.com/forums/general-discussions/43100-my-first-mod-simple-but-effective.html
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That thread is about cutting keys?


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Side markers ain't nothing. You want to talk about cult followers, just mention the IMS bearing.
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I love the clear side markers, will be one of my first appearance changes to my ride, also like the clear 3rd brake light.
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Clear side markers and Depo tail lights will be here tomorrow
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In my 41 years, I have met many types.

"Moon-Truthers" that deny our landing on the moon ever happened.

"Flat-Earthers" who still believe the Earth is flat.

And now, I hear about these "Clear Markerites" that would have a person believe that clear markers are more attractive in any way possible than the stock ones??

What has the world come to??

I mean, you're OK with fire-engine red or taxi-yellow callipers, but not colored markers???

(Pic for the haters....)

Thanks for posting this!!! I'm keeping the stock marker lights & when I paint my calipers I have decided on black.
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Old 02-28-2013, 06:35 PM   #9
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Just 'cause everyone is dong it.........ha ha.

Can LED lights be installed on the rear? I already have the Litronic from the factory. It would be sweet to get LED in front or back.

I like my side markers.....
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Old 02-28-2013, 06:36 PM   #10
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Thanks for posting this!!! I'm keeping the stock marker lights & when I paint my calipers I have decided on black.
My callipers are bare aluminum. Very reserved look.
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My logo paint is all but gone, so I figured to make them look nice & put new logo's on
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My logo paint is all but gone, so I figured to make them look nice & put new logo's on
You can get new logos for the brakes?? Will it fit exactly over old logos? Source??
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Ah, my litronics arrived today. This weekend I will be deambering them and then installing clear side markers too. Why, because I don't like the amber on my zenith blue metallic car at all.
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I may be off, but I like the orange side markers on my lapiz blue. Makes it full us spec original! Maybe I'm being too purist here, Heh.
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That thread is about cutting keys?


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You can get new logos for the brakes?? Will it fit exactly over old logos? Source??

Ebay - search brake caliper decals. They don't need to fit exactly because the old ones disappear when you prep the calipers for painting. There are LOTS of threads and DIY's about painting calipers and applying new decals.
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Rondocap, you're not being too purist. I have a zenith blue '00S and it is 100% bone stock. I like 'em that way. Just my preference.
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Rondocap, you're not being too purist. I have a zenith blue '00S and it is 100% bone stock. I like 'em that way. Just my preference.
But if you want to REALLY get technical with it...at least on my '03, the stock markers in Germany are clear, and mine came from the dealership with the clear makers.
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Ebay - search brake caliper decals. They don't need to fit exactly because the old ones disappear when you prep the calipers for painting. There are LOTS of threads and DIY's about painting calipers and applying new decals.
I got mine off Ebay. the arrived yesterday & look pretty good. I can't wait to redo the calipers now!
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In my 41 years, I have met many types.

"Moon-Truthers" that deny our landing on the moon ever happened.

"Flat-Earthers" who still believe the Earth is flat.

And now, I hear about these "Clear Markerites" that would have a person believe that clear markers are more attractive in any way possible than the stock ones??

What has the world come to??

I mean, you're OK with fire-engine red or taxi-yellow callipers, but not colored markers???

(Pic for the haters....)

+1 if it ain't broke make no attempt to fix it. I have always preferred color to a lack therein. Ever notice how few white Porsches you see?

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