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about to do quad tail lights :D

i found an article on BBEngineering. they say to use an acrylic bowl and stuff like that. but what i did was found 2 cheap tail light assemblies with harnesses on ebay and bought them. im gonna cut that bowl out and use that to make it more of a uniform look cus ive noticed how when people do that mod the center 2 lights look brighter than the outer. this bugs me.

i know there is a way to make the 2 new lights into turn signals and do the progressive turn signals. (like the newer mustangs and some older cars) i know they sell the 3 light ones but i only of course just wanna use 2. is there a part for that? or do i have to make something?

im also gonna try and keep the reverse lights in the same spot also.

ill keep yall posted. im pretty excited about it haha

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ok so i was lookin for something to make it sequential. i ound this for the corvette c5 or c6. Sequential Turn Signals
thing is. the part costs more than all the other stuff i bought for this job combined. id there a cheaper product out there?

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think im gonna hold off on the sequential thing

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check out webelectric they make kits for 2 bulbs thru 4 bulbs.

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let us know the parts you are going to use

I want to keep the factory back up light as well

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let us know the parts you are going to use

I want to keep the factory back up light as well
i went on ebay and found 2 tail light assemblies (fairly cheap considering it was ebay. but u could g2 a local salvage yard and look around) and then im going to use a drumel to cut the light housing off of those assemblies i purchased. then on the center taillight piece (the piece that holds the reverse lights) use a drumel again to cut out the circlular reflector (dummy light as i like to call it) around the reverse light. then on that part im going to drumel off the dome piece that holds the reverse light. ill glue that n place where the white circle is on the center taillight piece with some plastic epoxy. and probly find some other way to hold it n place to. and then drill a whole in the new light bowl to run the wires straight back thru a grommet. i may have to modify the harness that goes to the reverse light. hope not *knock on wood*. then use plastic epoxy to hold the new light bowl n place. and put it all back together.

i got the majority of the ideas from here: Impala Quad Tailight Mods

i dont want to spring $40 for a drumel so im going to buy the drumel bits and us them on my drill. hope it works.

also im replacing all the incandescent bulbs with led bubls so i wont have to worry about them goin out and having to mess with ne of it again. i also plan on sound deadening my drunk. so the space behind where the center taillight assembly sits is goin to be filled with poly fill (or covered by a sheet of metal depending on how much work i feel like doin when i get around to it) and covered with a dynamat like material i got at lowes for a fraction of the price

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thanks ill check it out.

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the light assemblies are still in new jersey so itll b a minute b4 they get to me.

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the drill may not be fast enough to make a clean cut, try on an area that you will not be using first.

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ok so i was lookin for something to make it sequential. i ound this for the corvette c5 or c6. Sequential Turn Signals
thing is. the part costs more than all the other stuff i bought for this job combined. id there a cheaper product out there?
Try radio shack for the parts you need, you can find the how to on YouTube

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$49 for the kit here Universal Sequential Turn Signal Kits

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the drill may not be fast enough to make a clean cut, try on an area that you will not be using first.
ok thanks. will do. if all else fails ill buy a drumel and return it afterwards lol

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ill check out whats at radio shack hope itlll b cheaper than the couple sites i know of

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they sent me a wrong tail light.... might have to wait till i get payed to buy a drumel kit to start everything

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I must've missed it, but what year Impala are we talkin' about?


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