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Looks good, I like it. Want to send them to me?
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I like that man!
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They look awesome.
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I am really surprised. I like it except the reflector.
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So how do you seperate it without having to cut it? Or is it possible? I am seriously considering doing this, what paint did you use?
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wow looks really good man!! way to use your noggin and get creative!
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that looks really good, but i would be scared to cut the taillight...
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So how do you seperate it without having to cut it? Or is it possible? I am seriously considering doing this, what paint did you use?
I can't speak for Rangers, but on Evo we have the same dilemma. I use a razor blade and cut and cut and cut on the seam. Takes forever.
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Reminds me of the 04+ harley taillights

cool mod
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Very nice! too bad they are harder to get apart than the headlights...
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Looks good, I like it. Want to send them to me?
Thanks, but there is only one, and I need it for class.

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So how do you seperate it without having to cut it? Or is it possible? I am seriously considering doing this, what paint did you use?
No idea, I had to cut it, thats the only way I can think of..

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that looks really good, but i would be scared to cut the taillight...
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I am really surprised. I like it except the reflector.
Whats wrong with the reflector? That keeps it legal.
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How did you attach the two pieces back together?
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How did you attach the two pieces back together?
I didnt, they just snapped back together. I'd assume you could just seal them like the headlight mod.

Here you can see where I cut:




and my dad's "new" ladder:


It's from a small AC company that went out of business, so I added my dad's name
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so just deidded i wanted to do this :P lol.

on the tail lights it doesent work to heat e up then? .. if i try to do it on heating it i disconect the taillight and stick it all togeather or i need to take something appart to do this?
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lol me to failed..... :P

they used soemthing stronger than crazy glue .. theres no way to separate everything.. i got to separate half of 1 and the rest just got impossible... plus i cut my finger...

i didnt knew it could spill that much blood as it did :P
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It actually does reduce output... specifically to the side of the truck. You painted the reflectors that intensify the light to the side.


edit: I'm looking at the pics again... I'm not quite sure if you did paint the reflectors or not....
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Pretty cool dude, I approve. Now to do it a couple more times to get the process down, and you can do a how-to!
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lol me to failed..... :P

they used soemthing stronger than crazy glue .. theres no way to separate everything.. i got to separate half of 1 and the rest just got impossible... plus i cut my finger...

i didnt knew it could spill that much blood as it did :P
Sucks dont it! I burnt myself a few times when I did it

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It actually does reduce output... specifically to the side of the truck. You painted the reflectors that intensify the light to the side.


edit: I'm looking at the pics again... I'm not quite sure if you did paint the reflectors or not....
I did not paint the reflector part to the side, currently its collecting dust in my room..

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Pretty cool dude, I approve. Now to do it a couple more times to get the process down, and you can do a how-to!
maybe after a paycheck I will do this again, it was easy once I figured out how to cut it open, and you cant really tell once it is installed where the cuts are. Id make a video how to!
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I know many people that have niteshaded tails and never get messed with from cops. There are so many vehicles in Houston that have them done too.
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I know many people that have niteshaded tails and never get messed with from cops. There are so many vehicles in Houston that have them done too.
Everyone and their mom has niteshades.. I want to be different!
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You are different......and special too!
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You are different......and special too!
Thats what my mommy says! lol

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Why drive when you can be driven on a custom bus, that has been shortened? LOL
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I never took the bus, I skateboarded, got rides in jr high, and drove myself to high school!

unless its this short bus: http://www.myspace.com/longbeachshortbus
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