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Old 03-10-2005   #1
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with reflector, or not? (pics) [page 2 update]

so i cleared my headlights. then awhile later i blacked out the housing. now i'm thinking about putting the orange reflector back in... heres some pics: (ignore my dirty car, my hand blocking the sun, and the tape holding the reflector on).
ALSO: should i black out the housing behind the orange if i decided to put the orange back on?

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OR THIS?:

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i would leave it cleared, it looks good man
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i say go for the orange.
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Leave the reflector out, but paint the bottom corner...
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Leave the reflector out, but paint the bottom corner...
I agree. I like the way it looks.
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leave it out...
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u could also dremel and trim it into an orange edge.. may look good if u do it right?
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I think it looks good the way it is, but if you do wanna put the amber back in I would say leave the lights the way they are, when it is black behind the amber I think it does not look that good, it seems dirty instead of clean IMO...
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u could also dremel and trim it into an orange edge.. may look good if u do it right?
I kinda like that idea. Curious to see how that would look.
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take the orange off and sell it to me lol.... either way it looks nice.
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reflector back in... looks much nicer... subtle changes look better then big ones.... cause people have to take a second look to make sure they saw what they think they saw...
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def with, i did mine first all blacked and redid them and put the reflector back in the **** is sick as **** for some reason with the orange on black
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without...looks like a bubble bee with it.
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keep it out, it looks clean all cleared
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leave it as is!
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without looks more like luxury.
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i say keep the orange in ..
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leave em cleared, if u want orange, get a bulb
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i like it both ways....actually i am a fan of the amber piece tho....it gives it a JDM style even tho we know that is impossible.
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heres a couple rough edited pictures of if i chopped the orange. i think it looks pretty good with the orange on the bottle portion (picture #2). especially with an eyelid or something.


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Leave it in....or else it is considered illegal in the US...plus the orange looks better...
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Leave it in....or else it is considered illegal in the US...plus the orange looks better...
Dont care to much about it being illegal, but true, the amber looks the best




Ambrer rocks! .......... but if for any reason you dont do amber, paint the bottom reflector part.
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Leave it in....or else it is considered illegal in the US...plus the orange looks better...
it's only illegal if you don't have an amber bulb. think of saturns. some have clear lenses but orange bulbs.
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Post pics please...cause every Saturn I've seen has some sort of orange reflector in the headlight housing or around it...not to mention every other car in the States...

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Post pics please...cause every Saturn I've seen has some sort of orange reflector in the headlight housing or around it...not to mention every other car in the States...

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