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Re: Smoked Led rear lights for sale(sold)

Post by bunch1980 » Wed Nov 11, 2015 7:44 am

Very nice not to dark a tint either like you see boy racers with lol, whats with green badging?
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Re: Smoked Led rear lights for sale(sold)

Post by SeriousSam » Wed Nov 11, 2015 8:33 am

bunch1980 wrote:whats with green badging?
There's no accounting for taste! :P

I must say though Shaggy, where those lights are concerned, I dig 8)
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Re: Smoked Led rear lights for sale(sold)

Post by bigpete » Wed Nov 11, 2015 8:52 am

They look fantastic nice work Brian ;)
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Re: Smoked Led rear lights for sale(sold)

Post by Bulldog » Wed Nov 11, 2015 10:17 am

Never been one to mess with the lights but I do like those
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Re: Smoked Led rear lights for sale(sold)

Post by GreySilver Beast » Wed Nov 11, 2015 10:25 am

Looking good Brian

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Re: Smoked Led rear lights for sale(sold)

Post by Delanor » Wed Nov 11, 2015 11:02 am

IMO these LED`s either the Black or smoked versions are one of the best mod`s you can make - they just take years off the age of the car and bring it bang up to date I still can`t get over the intensity of the brake lights much better than the stock lights.

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Re: Smoked Led rear lights for sale(sold)

Post by bunch1980 » Wed Nov 11, 2015 11:17 am

Are these modified units then or is it the bulbs are replaced with led versions?

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Re: Smoked Led rear lights for sale(sold)

Post by Delanor » Wed Nov 11, 2015 11:34 am

They are completely new units the red side light and brake lights are LED`s the indicators and reversing lights use the existing bulbs but with different lenses, I changed the reversing lights for LED bulbs for a whiter light which are bright enough and kept the stock amber indicator bulbs as they work well enough in the new set up.

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Re: Smoked Led rear lights for sale(sold)

Post by bunch1980 » Wed Nov 11, 2015 12:40 pm

Thanks I see I guess replacing the brake/side lights with led bulbs if possible wont be same either.

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Re: Smoked Led rear lights for sale(sold)

Post by ChrisHolmes » Wed Nov 11, 2015 1:17 pm

So wh has a smart ar** now then? These do look good Brian, now you will have keep cleaning them!
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Post by Delanor » Wed Nov 11, 2015 2:12 pm

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Re: LED Tail lights

Post by ChocolateTeapot » Wed Nov 11, 2015 2:54 pm

I cancelled my order, CARID are an absolute bloody joke, the worst of all internet selling crimes is listing products as 'in stock' when they're on backorder. Fuming. :evil:
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Post by Delanor » Wed Nov 11, 2015 3:04 pm

It must be the way Americans do business if they have no stock, I bought 2 lots off them in stock and they were perfect with mine.

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Post by bunch1980 » Wed Nov 11, 2015 4:18 pm

Looked on CARID site look good but not so if they say in stock when not, in the pics the boot key hole appears to be on left is this right ours is on right?

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Post by ChocolateTeapot » Wed Nov 11, 2015 4:22 pm

Don't waste your time or money with them, I paid in August, it's now November and haven't heard a thing from them except 'sorry, still not in stock (even though we said they were)'. I wouldn't deal with them again now out of principle.
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Post by bunch1980 » Wed Nov 11, 2015 4:28 pm

Sooo they are just about as much use as a chocolate teapot eh? lol seems ebay is way to looking further back thru, though I must resist and sort other things before getting nice things!

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Re: Smoked Led rear lights for sale(sold)

Post by Shagrington » Wed Nov 11, 2015 5:02 pm

bunch1980 wrote:Very nice not to dark a tint either like you see boy racers with lol, whats with green badging?
Thanks - as for the green badging, I have a bit of a green theme going - green LEDS, nordic green spoiler & wheels, green Lockwood grille, green badges ... :mrgreen:
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Post by ChocolateTeapot » Wed Nov 11, 2015 5:06 pm

Congratulations on the new upgrades, Brian! :thumleft:
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Re: LED Tail lights

Post by Craig M » Wed Nov 11, 2015 6:04 pm

Ordered black LED tail lights from CARID back in March,(not part of group buy) been put on back order 3 times now with a new shipping date of 18th December.
Have been offered clear/smoke or refund but I really want the black ones so have decided to wait each time.
You never know, I maybe get them from Santa. [-o<

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Post by Delanor » Thu Nov 12, 2015 7:18 pm

Just had a look on the Carid web site and they are quoting a shipping date of 1st February 2016 for the Black & Clear tail lights but 29 sets of Smoked in stock.

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Re: LED Tail lights

Post by Paddy2691 » Thu Nov 12, 2015 7:42 pm

eBay lights came from Tawain with no customs or postage fee and only worked out about £40 more than the Caeid ones when you factor in customs etc.
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Re: LED Tail lights

Post by DirtyBurger » Fri Nov 13, 2015 12:30 pm

non of them, they look like they belong on a corsa imo, kamikaze is the way to go

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Post by Delanor » Fri Nov 13, 2015 12:54 pm

£800+ for a set of Kamikaze LED tail lights - that is what they will cost you inc`painting, plus import taxes, handling charge etc.

The indicator and reversing light bulbs you can see look right at home in the pastry cutters.

I don`t think you will see an orderly queue forming for those by many owners on here.

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Re: LED Tail lights

Post by mzivtins » Fri Nov 13, 2015 1:11 pm

Delanor wrote:£800+ for a set of Kamikaze LED tail lights - that is what they will cost you inc`painting, plus import taxes, handling charge etc.

The indicator and reversing light bulbs you can see look right at home in the pastry cutters.

I don`t think you will see an orderly queue forming for those by many owners on here.

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Wasn't it 800-900£ for the carbon ones? I saw that price on japanparts and i have to say, in carbon, they look incredible :)

** Edit, ok it wasn't kamikaze lights... but way better RE Amemiya full carbon tail lights... only £660...
https://www.japanparts.com/parts/detail/40934

The FRP one are only £100 cheaper making the carbon ones look like the best when you consider carbon, style and performance.

To me a brand new tail light shouldn't go foggy after only 2 weeks like these carid ones are known to do

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Post by Delanor » Fri Nov 13, 2015 2:32 pm

mzivtins wrote: ** Edit, ok it wasn't kamikaze lights... but way better RE Amemiya full carbon tail lights... only £660...
https://www.japanparts.com/parts/detail/40934


To me a brand new tail light shouldn't go foggy after only 2 weeks like these carid ones are known to do
Only £660 what about £68 shipping and then import duty/handling charge etc when they arrive, you can get thumped for a percentage of your £728 total cost depending on the carrier.

AFAIK only one set of lights have leaked and I think that was down to fitting - one wire lays across the gasket and water will probably track along it and into the light, I disconnected it then fed the wires through separate holes and re-connected the wires in the boot and mine haven`t leaked.

I`ll stick with my totally inferior £230 LED lights - they look like OE LED lights and don`t look like add ons.

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