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New tails idea

Well, my truck got hit again, it was hit back in september and fixed. This time its on the other side. I have IPCW tail lights and the body shop can get them again no problem, but the guy said "hey if you decide you want another style or something now is the time to do it, I'll get you whatever you want". So it got me thinking, I was considering maybe 06 tails, or these types...




I may just stick with what I got, I just wanted some more opinions. Here is what it has now... (this IS my truck)

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05rangerxlt found some nice tails on ebay the other day that looked exactly like the 06 tails just like LED, they looked good i just dont have the cash to get them. Maybe he can post them up.
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05rangerxlt found some nice tails on ebay the other day that looked exactly like the 06 tails just like LED, they looked good i just dont have the cash to get them. Maybe he can post them up.
Yeah ive seen those to...




They also have them in smoked red, but I didn't post them.
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Ah yeah those are them, i wish i could see them lit up.
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Ah yeah those are them, i wish i could see them lit up.
look in the top right corner of each pic
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I know, i meant on a truck. If they werent like 150 bucks i'd pick a set up.
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Yeah, Ive thought about these but I don't know... what if one of the bulbs burn out lol.
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The more and more I think about this, I think I may go with the 06-up style tail lights and get away from the euro style all togather, maybe even take my euro led third brake light back out for the stock one. Then later on up front, I may ditch the clear corners for the semi clear ones and go back to amber signals and corner bulbs. Or, get the clear/black corners and headlights, then it would be like the saleen style. Stock red tails out back, and clear/black lights up front... Still thinking about it...


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06 hands down... aftermarkets look terrible imo and are commonly cheaper material as compared to stock
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06 hands down... aftermarkets look terrible imo and are commonly cheaper material as compared to stock
I agree with things like lights, I would always get condensation in them when washed or when it rains. Also, on the top of my recon 3rd brake light, it has chrome trim, and the chrome is chipping off the plastic already. I think im going to do what I said above
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i agree i like the newer tails i got 05's still not wired up right but the brake lights work so im good for now ima fixem tomorrow dont the 99's have the wiring already or do i have to wire up the "T" harness?
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good choice... give them about 2 coats of niteshade then clear for a really nice deep red and theyd look just like they do in those photos
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Yep, im pretty set on this now! I can't wait!
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who? MIKE JONES! Get stock 06+ ones...i love mine. I'm still on the hunt for a 05+ superduty 3rd grade light to match the look.
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i like the smoked ones!
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who? MIKE JONES!
LOL I knew that was going to happen sooner or later. Haha, I got that a lot in school!
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what ya'll know about the mike jones who? I hate that dude growing up near him sucked even more! EVERYONE SAYS IT SO MUCH IT CHANGED TO DIKE JONES! lol
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Truck went in today, and I told them 06 tails.

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sweet
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lol, I probably should have asked before.. but I know the tails will bolt right in, and my 04 is a two bulb setup. I was just wondering if the sockets are the same, will they go right in the holes and lock in place in the new lights with no modification?
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yeah for the 04s its plug and play.
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good choice on the 06+ tails i was gonna get a cheap ebay set and im really glad i dint cause the truck looks 100 times better with them.

you wont regret you decision.
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good choice on the 06+ tails i was gonna get a cheap ebay set and im really glad i dint cause the truck looks 100 times better with them.

you wont regret you decision.
Sweet, however im thinking of tinting them eventually. I'll just have to see how I like them when I get the truck back.
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tint FTW it looks good i know a buddy that has some looks wicked
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I was thinking, leave the reverse part white, and tint all the red, and maybe tint my LED third brake light dark, and put led bulbs in the 06 tinted tails. Up front maybe get the clear/black corners and headlights
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