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Old 22-07-2004, 09:19 PM   #1
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HOW TO: Jap-spec your BG Tail lights

Well here is another cheap mod for all you BG owners. If you seen an import astina they have twin tail lights. on the australian models the inside pair of of lights isnt used. your tail lights are held in by 6 bolts but first you will need to remove the boot lining and the center platic panel between your tail lights. this is held in with about 6 screws. your lights should look like this


note the unused light



I used a spade bit to drill out the hole ... be careful to remove all of the platic shavings that fall inside the light.



and hey persto ... a hole



Using a pair of light globe sockets from supercheap i spliced them into the loom and when secured into the holes .... dum dum da!!



Jap style tail lights!!!
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Old 22-07-2004, 09:25 PM   #2
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Sweet, did you take any photo's before installing the new globes . . . I forget how they look as a single light setup. Nice work
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Old 22-07-2004, 09:28 PM   #3
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yeah none tuned out ... i will take some tomorrow!
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Old 22-07-2004, 11:15 PM   #4
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hey what a cute dog!!!


shouldn't that be hooked up with rear fog lights?
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Old 23-07-2004, 07:34 AM   #5
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That looks smick. How much did the globe socket and what not come to in total?
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Old 23-07-2004, 07:39 AM   #6
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$9 for a pair of globe socketts and the globes i had already but they are about $3 a pair
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Old 23-07-2004, 08:52 AM   #7
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Fantastic!

look very shmick there Nate!
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Old 23-07-2004, 10:54 AM   #8
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i might check that out today
but adding more lights is the least of my worries at the moment
i need one of them damm right hand side windscreen to the door plastc mouildings
so there goes like $185

and my sunroof is gettin rust in it ..... again
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Old 23-07-2004, 10:54 AM   #9
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just dont forget to get the double filement bulbs like the original brake lights in the near future....
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Old 23-07-2004, 11:23 AM   #10
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Quote:
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just dont forget to get the double filement bulbs like the original brake lights in the near future....
super**** dont stock em ... i am going on the hunt on pay day!!
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Old 23-07-2004, 11:25 AM   #11
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nice! i like it
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Old 23-07-2004, 11:57 AM   #12
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Yeah I like too, I think I'll be doing that!

What size spade bit did you use?? And also, how did you get the globe socket to stay in place?
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Old 23-07-2004, 12:11 PM   #13
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it was a 32mm bit and the golbes are just taped in at the moment ... i will make up some wire brackets when the new sockets that let me put in a brake / tail light bulb. at the moment i only have tail lights on the inside!
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Old 23-07-2004, 12:28 PM   #14
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I just remembered I'd have to pull my whole stereo out to get to em. Won't be doing it for ages for me!!!
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Old 23-07-2004, 12:32 PM   #15
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ahh that sucks dude ... can get to them by just taking out the very back panel ... ie not the to side ones if you have a long enough spanner!!
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I think that pic says it all.
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Old 23-07-2004, 01:06 PM   #17
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Yep, that pretty much sums it up :shock:
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Old 23-07-2004, 01:06 PM   #18
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:shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:
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Yeah, it don't come out easy.
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Old 23-07-2004, 02:22 PM   #20
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*looks at car, looks at hammer. Looks at car, looks at hammer* I could do it pretty easy, but it won't be pretty :twisted:
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