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Old 05-21-2011, 01:00 PM   #1
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Im wanting some opinions if i should buy the black tail light covers for my z28. What do yall think about them?
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Old 05-21-2011, 01:05 PM   #2
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I bought the taillight covers for my RS. smoked tail lights, and if i dont like them i can simply take them off. worth it in ht elong run
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*worth it in the long run
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Old 05-30-2011, 09:31 PM   #4
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where did you get the tail light covers
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Old 06-09-2011, 02:19 PM   #5
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you can buy those from summit racing, they are a very creditable website to, easy to install to, 100% WORTH IT!!!!!!
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Old 06-09-2011, 05:19 PM   #6
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anywhere else other than summit to purchase them
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Old 06-09-2011, 07:13 PM   #7
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Year One has them. Im sure Jegs sells them as well. or try directly from GTS.
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Old 06-09-2011, 09:22 PM   #8
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please pull the GTS stickers off after you purchase....
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Old 06-09-2011, 09:32 PM   #9
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They are stickers now? When I got mine they were "painted" on or something along those lines. I used a razor to get it off. Came off without a scratch!
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Old 06-09-2011, 09:37 PM   #10
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way back when I bought mine,they were stickers..hate when I see free advertising on peeps camaros...its the little things...
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Old 06-10-2011, 08:36 PM   #11
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jegs looks the cheapest but has anyone bought the ones from jegs?
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Old 06-10-2011, 09:10 PM   #12
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bought a few things from jegs,not covers,but make sure wherever you get covers,you get GTS..You'll thank me years down the road...if youre a cheap bastard,get cheap,if you want to pay attention to details,and get your moneys worth,you gotta spend now,and do it right the first time......Years/lessons learned...
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Old 06-11-2011, 04:12 PM   #13
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haha your right for sure bout that. but i was wondering is "WADE" a good product too?
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Old 06-13-2011, 12:45 PM   #14
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Re: Tail light Covers

I hate to be a buzz kill, but...

Keep in mind that this give cops another great reason to pull you over. If you're like me, then you're probably doing something your not supposed to be doing already, so do you need that?

A nice, clean, polished taillight looks great too. Plus, you won't decrease visibility and have some drunk crash into the back of you.
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Old 06-14-2011, 07:56 AM   #15
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I think zero13 meant to remove the little white GTS sticker that is one each of the blackouts, I don't think he was saying that they are stickers or whatever. I read somewhere that using nail polish remover will take the little sticker off with no problems.

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Old 06-16-2011, 12:09 PM   #16
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I have the wade ones on my car and they're fine for the price. they're velcro so anyone can take them if they want but they fit fine.
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Old 06-16-2011, 01:03 PM   #17
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cops here really dont mind unless your doing some thing your not supposed to be doing but then again it seems like the cops in my area love the muscle cars here haha i see rice burners pulled over all the time.
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Old 06-16-2011, 02:05 PM   #18
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Re: Tail light Covers

I just went to the zone and bought some spray on tint. Here is what mine look like
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Old 06-19-2011, 10:28 AM   #19
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Looks really nice there ChevyRS-305! Is that nightshades spray tint? Are those american racing iroc replica rims? Your car is sexxy, not a fan of the sticker on the rear window but still a beauty.
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Old 06-19-2011, 11:48 AM   #20
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Re: Tail light Covers

Not sure what the tint is called but if you heat up the lends with a torch first just a little bit the tint sinks down in the plastic and allows the light to be more transparent. My wheels are the american racing iroc and that decale on my back window is my car club logo, Been on their for years just like the wheels. I just put my 92 z body kit on it though... notice I shaved the rear body line in the bumper and the emblem on the side skirt, along with the front emblem and cut out the license plate bracket to allow more flow to the radiator.
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Old 06-19-2011, 12:26 PM   #21
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is your door not the same color? just asking sorry if its a sore spot (like the missing paint on my front bumper)
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Old 06-19-2011, 12:30 PM   #22
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Yea because I still have to shave my door handles so I didn't paint them yet.
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Old 06-25-2011, 03:53 PM   #23
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for me its not the cops, its the decreased visibility. i have nearly ran people over because i couldnt tell if they were on the brakes or not and i had ample room between me and them.

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I hate to be a buzz kill, but...

Keep in mind that this give cops another great reason to pull you over. If you're like me, then you're probably doing something your not supposed to be doing already, so do you need that?

A nice, clean, polished taillight looks great too. Plus, you won't decrease visibility and have some drunk crash into the back of you.
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Old 06-25-2011, 10:13 PM   #24
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Re: Tail light Covers

You have a problem if you cannot tell if you are coming closer to a car in broad daylight. Night time is a different issue, but we still have the third brake light, and license plate lights for illumination if the tail lights are REALLY that dim.
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Old 06-26-2011, 01:24 AM   #25
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they make covers for third brake lights and i have encounterd this issue on newer vehicles as well. out where i live we have long stretches of sub hwys and when your doing 65 and you see the car/truck slowing down faster than one letting off the gas and "no brake lights" only to finally see they DO have brake lights once you are upon them, thats an issue.

a friend of mine had covers for both tail and headlights, in order to have close to actual headlights he ran with his brights on all the time and that still wasnt enough.
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Yeah, I've seen the third brake light covers on some newer vehicles. Particularly, on a chevy silverado ss. Looked great and all, but it didn't cover the entire brake lights, it left little spots of red where a Chevy emblem was cut out of it. LoL

Looked like this for the third brake light:

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Old 06-27-2011, 09:15 AM   #27
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for me its not the cops, its the decreased visibility. i have nearly ran people over because i couldnt tell if they were on the brakes or not and i had ample room between me and them.

They are meant to be removed at night thats why there held on with velcro circles. When they first came out they were intended for show purposes and then people started running them on the street. Look very nice especially on black cars but i would always be afraid someone would rear end me especially since i have no third eye brake light
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Old 06-30-2011, 09:42 PM   #28
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Mine are about 12 years old now. Polished them up with Meguiars Cleaner Wax and they came out a whole lot nicer. Shoulda took a before pic.
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Could i get a link for which part on summit racing i should get thatll fit the 1992 camaro, their product info isnt very specific :/
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Old 10-03-2013, 12:57 PM   #30
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hi guys, off topic a bit, but is it possible to interchange the late 80's tailight covers on my 84 sport coupe? i like the black cage look.
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Old 10-29-2013, 08:45 AM   #31
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I have had the GTS blackouts for 18 years. (didnt drive the car for 12) I got pulled over last week for 'multiple' issues. He didn't pull me over for the tail light covers (was for my halos) but he mentioned the covers being illegal. He said if I had brighter tail lights it wouldn't be an issue, so I am working on rewiring the entire tail lights with ultra bright LEDs.
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