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Feb 23, 12:53pm - #109890 
Had to get new tail lights...

Well... this weekend I was FORCED to get new aftermarket tail lights (TYCs). Sucks huh? Well maybe not.

I broke one of the stock lights by backing into a Ford Explorer this weekend frown Got a few scrapes on the bumper, nothing touch up paint can't handle.

I figured I'd go aftermarket on the lights because I bet the dealer would rape you for another stock tail light. So I'm going to try out the TYC Black on my silver Celica. I haven't seen any pictures online with those tails on a silver celica, so I'll be sure to take some for you guys. Not sure how it's going to look yet, but it had to be done smile I ordered them from matrixracing.com. Should be here in 5-10 days.

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Feb 23, 1:05pm - #109891 
Well, depends on what year you want. 00-02 tail lights are dirt cheap. I have a pair redded out sitting in my room if interested. 03 & 04 ones are around $100.


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Feb 23, 1:11pm - #109892 
Originally Posted by tony
Well, depends on what year you want. 00-02 tail lights are dirt cheap. I have a pair redded out sitting in my room if interested. 03 & 04 ones are around $100.


Already bought em... Got the 00-03 Altezza TYC Black for $150 including shipping, so that's not too bad smile

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Feb 23, 1:13pm - #109893 
Yea i had a pair of 00-02 stock ones i would of gave to ya rofl grin

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Feb 23, 1:16pm - #109894 
Originally Posted by trog2233
Yea i had a pair of 00-02 stock ones i would of gave to ya rofl grin


Doh! But this was my chance to sneak some aftermarket parts under my wife's radar... wink I used the excuse "Well dear, it would cost lots more for the dealer to replace it, so I should just buy these cheap aftermarket ones..." thumbsup


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Feb 23, 1:26pm - #109895 
Originally Posted by tony
Well, depends on what year you want. 00-02 tail lights are dirt cheap. I have a pair redded out sitting in my room if interested. 03 & 04 ones are around $100.


A bill for 03/04?! Where?

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Feb 23, 1:29pm - #109896 
Originally Posted by ArchV
Originally Posted by trog2233
Yea i had a pair of 00-02 stock ones i would of gave to ya rofl grin


Doh! But this was my chance to sneak some aftermarket parts under my wife's radar... wink I used the excuse "Well dear, it would cost lots more for the dealer to replace it, so I should just buy these cheap aftermarket ones..." thumbsup



OHHHHHHHHHHHH hahaha i understand now.. grin rofl

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Feb 23, 1:34pm - #109897 
Originally Posted by ArchV
Originally Posted by trog2233
Yea i had a pair of 00-02 stock ones i would of gave to ya rofl grin


Doh! But this was my chance to sneak some aftermarket parts under my wife's radar... wink I used the excuse "Well dear, it would cost lots more for the dealer to replace it, so I should just buy these cheap aftermarket ones..." thumbsup



Yeah, same here, I have all the stock amber corner lense, tail lights, etc sitting in my closet at my parents' house.

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Feb 23, 3:39pm - #109898 
get the TYC Black..it looks great on silver!


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Feb 23, 4:47pm - #109899 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
get the TYC Black..it looks great on silver!

Yeah, the TYC Blacks look great on silver.

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Feb 23, 5:02pm - #109900 
^ rofl he already bought them

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Feb 23, 5:47pm - #109901 
Sweet, TYCs are the best dude...You'll like them, can't wait to see those pics! thumbsup

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Feb 23, 6:39pm - #109902 
Originally Posted by CeLlYgT04
Sweet, TYCs are the best dude...You'll like them, can't wait to see those pics! thumbsup


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Feb 23, 6:57pm - #109903 
good choice i have the red tyc on my car!

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Feb 24, 12:27pm - #109904 
Since I'm getting black tail lights, do you guys think I should get a black CELICA fill-in decal for the trunk handle? I have this feeling that I'll need more black on the tail end to balance out the lights.

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Feb 24, 12:43pm - #109905 
Originally Posted by ArchV
Since I'm getting black tail lights, do you guys think I should get a black CELICA fill-in decal for the trunk handle? I have this feeling that I'll need more black on the tail end to balance out the lights.


Yes, that'll be a perfect accent. I have the carbon fiber rear fill-in with black tycs, and they definitely complement each other.. along with my carbon fiber License Plate Frame. Check profile for pics happywink


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Feb 24, 12:45pm - #109906 
Originally Posted by Evan
Originally Posted by ArchV
Since I'm getting black tail lights, do you guys think I should get a black CELICA fill-in decal for the trunk handle? I have this feeling that I'll need more black on the tail end to balance out the lights.


Yes, that'll be a perfect accent. I have the carbon fiber rear fill-in with black tycs, and they definitely complement each other.. along with my carbon fiber License Plate Frame. Check profile for pics happywink


Cool... now *ahem* where can I get a fill-in sticker?

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