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Griffie_99

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« on: September 15, 2004, 10:49:51 AM »
Found these on eBay, but not sure if they will get through the MOT or not. What do you guys think?

Will post up the pic and the link.


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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=7921920359&category=33716

Really like these, and think they would add a nice touch to the car.

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« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2004, 10:54:15 AM »
So long as the lights work, they should not fail them. Think they look better with a black background.

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« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2004, 06:26:36 PM »
Depends if the tester has any taste.:D

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« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2004, 06:31:43 PM »
to the letter of the law most things on a modified car aren\'t legal ... will it pass an MOT at 99% of MOT stations ? the answer is yes.

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« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2004, 09:56:17 PM »
yeh unless the tester is lawrence luane ur fooked :P
when your life is a mess light one more ciggaret its so logical!

Griffie_99

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« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2004, 09:36:33 AM »
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yeh unless the tester is lawrence luane ur fooked :P


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« Reply #6 on: September 16, 2004, 11:23:18 AM »
are the reflectors integral to the standard lights on on the bodywork?
The RX7 path has begun... got the runaround (starlet gt), now need the real thing... roll on 2004 :D

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« Reply #7 on: September 20, 2004, 09:00:58 AM »
Normally the reason that aftermarket lights wouldn\'t be road legal is because they don\'t have reflectors but you can get away with it by adding some separate ones (I know someone who has a couple of reflective stickers that he attaches with blue tack to get through the MOT).

I\'d be more worried about them being located in the US though.  This means that they would have a different coloured indicator (red instead of amber) and they are likely to be configured for a left hand drive car.  If you\'ve got a RHD then chances are you need to do some rewiring to get them to fit as some of the lights might be on different sides.

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« Reply #8 on: September 22, 2004, 10:11:39 PM »
Don\'t do it , IMO they look awful , saw them in a mag a while back

The clusters would look better with a black background but the design of the 3rd brake light is dreadful

JUst my 2pence worth , everyone has there own taste I suppose


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« Reply #9 on: September 23, 2004, 03:09:03 PM »
Theres a place in the UK selling these, or very similar, at the mo.

In the latest edition of jap performance have a look in the \'fresh stuff\' section, i\'ve left my copy at work so cant give you the details, ill post it up when i get magazine back, unless someone else has a copy...:)