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      03-13-2007, 10:48 PM   #1
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Problems with having clear corners

has anybody been cited for having clear corners on the headlights for not having that nasty amber reflectors on? Can someone help me take mine off, I will pay for the beer!

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      03-13-2007, 11:28 PM   #2
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has anybody been cited for having clear corners on the headlights for not having that nasty amber reflectors on? Can someone help me take mine off, I will pay for the beer!

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??? you got a ticket for having euro headlights???
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no, just asking if anybody got a ticket. i am also asking if someone can help me take mine off
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im sure you could find loads of people to help you take it off if you were gonna sell them.... item
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no, just asking if anybody got a ticket. i am also asking if someone can help me take mine off
no. are you selling them?
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i am trying to take my stock headlights off, because they have amber lens. can someone help me take this amber corner off?
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you could go the pricy route and buy the oem bi-xenons retrofit kit as shown:

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noob yeah so im new, im asking for some input that can help me with my problem, is that allright
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did I set it off agian?
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lol, no im just frustrated. i took my old ones off my 05 S4 with ease by just taking the housing off and going in with a 90 degree tool that pulled it out but these ones seem to be a real pia.
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lol, no im just frustrated. i took my old ones off my 05 S4 with ease by just taking the housing off and going in with a 90 degree tool that pulled it out but these ones seem to be a real pia.
These are a real PIA
Check out longtran's DIA on amber reflector removal. To date, very few have been able to do it because it is soooooo time consuming and difficult. A lot of people are opting for the overlay hunter and eric are selling in the marketplace sub-forum.
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i have 1600 and still can't get a pair of euro headlights with the ballast and bulbs.
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Use your $1600 to get the new ones, use the ballasts from your old ones
and sell the old assembly. End of the day I'm sure your total cost will be
less than $1000.
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They are broken since im getting new ones instead i'd rather get euro headlights
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has anybody been cited for having clear corners on the headlights for not having that nasty amber reflectors on? Can someone help me take mine off, I will pay for the beer!

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In California, assuming you are too by your location, reflectors in the front are allowed to be clear.
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Thanks for answering my question
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In California, assuming you are too by your location, reflectors in the front are allowed to be clear.
are you sure? i have white/clear reflectors in front for my vw, and i got a ticket from chp.
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I've had problems with the clears.....





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are you sure? i have white/clear reflectors in front for my vw, and i got a ticket from chp.
Hmmm....I was under the impression that "reflectors" had to be amber. But the "light bulb/ turning signal light" could be amber or white/clear.
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Clear turn signal bulbs in front is okay.....not clear reflectors!
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