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hardlydangerous
03-23-2011, 03:24 PM
I started out with a damaged tailight I had plan on replacing anyway so if it did not work no big deal. But it actually works perfect and alltogether took me about 30 minutes and cost less then $5.
All I used was a tube of 5 minute epoxy from walmart, and a couple old makerlights I had layin around and a pop can.
its so simple I dont even really need to write up a how to... just drill two holes and stick the guts from a marker light into the housing and epoxy them into place. Then I cut a couple pieces of aluminum dr.pepper can and epoxied them in place to seperate the tail/brake light from the signals.
looks like this

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v474/hardlydangerous/HPIM1382.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v474/hardlydangerous/HPIM1386.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v474/hardlydangerous/HPIM1383.jpg

BRAKE LIGHT
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v474/hardlydangerous/Projects/HPIM1391.jpg

TAIL LIGHT
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v474/hardlydangerous/Projects/HPIM1390.jpg

SIGNAL LIGHT
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v474/hardlydangerous/Projects/HPIM1389.jpg

rob845
03-23-2011, 03:25 PM
durrrrr

<-- re-read to answer my own ?

Kreylyn
03-23-2011, 03:28 PM
If the bulbs were colored and the lens clear, that would be awesome!

Good job on the mod though.

Krey

hardlydangerous
03-23-2011, 03:31 PM
Here is a short video

YouTube - HPIM1392

do they make a clear lens for the pre?
it would be simple to do

JAKa55
03-23-2011, 03:36 PM
Freaking SWEET!

Kreylyn
03-23-2011, 03:40 PM
do they make a clear lens for the pre?
it would be simple to do


Unfortunately, not that I've found. It would be a custom job probably. I would make one if I didn't already have enough project sitting around in the works. :lol:

MrBrandt even posted a link to the website I had looked at prior on how to take a casting and then make your own replacement lens. Not hard to do at all.

I think it works great from the pics. I just really would prefer the turn signals flash yellow. That's probably the only reason I've not done an integrated setup on any of my Pre 600 tails.

But again... looking good. :bigthumb

Krey

vonrapier
03-23-2011, 04:34 PM
Nice!

GSXFJim
03-23-2011, 04:39 PM
MrBrandt even posted a link to the website I had looked at prior on how to take a casting and then make your own replacement lens. Not hard to do at all.


see:
http://www.alumilite.com/howtos/Tail...oEquipment.cfm (http://www.alumilite.com/howtos/TailLightMoldingNoEquipment.cfm)
http://www.alumilite.com/howtos/Tail...oEquipment.cfm (http://www.alumilite.com/howtos/TailLightCastingNoEquipment.cfm)

Kreylyn
03-23-2011, 04:42 PM
see:
http://www.alumilite.com/howtos/Tail...oEquipment.cfm (http://www.alumilite.com/howtos/TailLightMoldingNoEquipment.cfm)
http://www.alumilite.com/howtos/Tail...oEquipment.cfm (http://www.alumilite.com/howtos/TailLightCastingNoEquipment.cfm)


Those are the ones! :bigthumb

Krey

The_Incredible_Hulk
03-23-2011, 10:10 PM
Nice!

jcobb
03-23-2011, 11:03 PM
Ya thats exactly what i did with mine but i welded on bolts to screw the turn signals into

manowar1313
03-23-2011, 11:26 PM
Awesome

stretched600
04-03-2011, 02:30 PM
H3ll yeah looks awesome!!! I'm doin mine for sure :fred
Anyway to get any other color of light for signals thru like candy or translucent paint???
I just sprayed some clear taillights that had yellowed with red translucent paint and nite shades to cover em up...was thinkin maybe could use some yellow and stripe off the turn signal area...??? any suggestions

muddyman184
04-12-2011, 10:46 AM
see:
http://www.alumilite.com/howtos/Tail...oEquipment.cfm (http://www.alumilite.com/howtos/TailLightMoldingNoEquipment.cfm)
http://www.alumilite.com/howtos/Tail...oEquipment.cfm (http://www.alumilite.com/howtos/TailLightCastingNoEquipment.cfm)

IM going to order a kit when i get my tax return and see if i can make a clear tail and try to use colored leds but i do want a clear tail. good find guys:bigthumb

wizz
06-04-2011, 10:14 AM
Nice work!

JWRusk
06-21-2011, 10:08 AM
some macgyver **** going on there

H-2 CHARLIE
06-21-2011, 10:58 AM
I herd from a man who got ticketed for having one ,the cop said he could not tell which way he was turning from way back . I HAVE ONE IN MY 2001 DUC /750

Jedison
08-29-2011, 07:50 PM
Genius!

One thing someone could do for the signal lights is use an LED without a resistor, then they would flash really fast, and that I would think would be fairly obvious.