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tido
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tido Oct 9, 4:59am - #295265 

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new lights for your license plates!

sorry if it sounded like i knew how to do that but i really dont, i have a theory that sounds like it should work...i was thinking to chnage the lights in the back that light up the License Plate, you would remove the 2 screws to the left and right of the top trunk right??? i really dont know i thought that bc i think thats how you remove the spoiler. if you have the answser please tell me! i want to change it to red.
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DaBigTickett Oct 9, 5:09am - #295266 

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I think thats right but not 100% postitive, is red legal? ive been wanting to change my License Plate bulbs to blue/white but wasn't sure if it was legal to change them to any other color than stock.
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tido
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tido Oct 9, 5:38am - #295267 

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yeah i really have no clue either..i was just a thought i brewed up when i was at my car earlier today...
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GTaintsobad
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GTaintsobad Oct 9, 5:43am - #295268 

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well, brake lights are red and very close by, so I doubt they could say that someone could confuse it for a police car (thats why you cant use red or blue lights here, becuase they think someone would confuse your car with a police car) however, I could see cops feeling they can't read your License Plate as easily when its lit up red
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tido
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tido Oct 9, 5:47am - #295269 

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do you think a really cool blue would work? also i was thinking of putting strobes back there! i have strobes in my front grill..its pretty tight...
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Erick
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Erick Oct 9, 6:27am - #295270 

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or what i was thinking/planning of putting two of this in place of the bulbs...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=3844878948&category=56973

esentially retrofittint them in.. actually i bought two of these from this seller only without the chrome part.. but haven't had a chance to test out how bright/effective it is at lighting up the plate..

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ghostingcelica Oct 9, 6:47am - #295271 
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red is illegal in california. i just got a ticket for it ocuple weeks ago. i changed them bak to stock. went to the police station, got it written off, then changed it bak to red. its the same bulbs you use in Clear Corners
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isaac
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isaac Oct 9, 8:35am - #295272 
2001 Absolutely Red Toyota Celica GT
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INSTALL GUIDES >> EXTERIOR >> Lights, Rear License Plate Lights - How to replace
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_1870220218_0_collapsed_2__1.html

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e_degala Oct 9, 8:46am - #295273 

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yeah, i'd be concerned 'bout colored lights on the plate as well. i've once got a $35 ticket in mass for having non-white lights on the License Plate. changed them the next day.

the hyper-white suggested in the ecelica install guide seems like the best option.

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BaTMaN_4 Oct 9, 6:41pm - #295274 

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^ thumbsup they look nice, not many people notice but Celi people will see the whiteness, just switched mine recently thumbsup
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defyenz Oct 10, 12:20am - #295275 

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i've changed almost all my lights including these but i couldn't figure out how to change the little light in the glove compartment. any advice?

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CelicaRacer05 Oct 10, 1:54am - #295276 

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i changed my lisince plate lights to the hyper white bulbs after i thought they were over powering my head lights in my Clear Corners... but now im getting the metec lighting package, so everything up front will be hyper white/blue

if you want to change your bulbs to led's, find them here... http://www.superbrightleds.com/cgi-bin/store/commerce.cgi?product=CAR


and match them to the sizing there>> the glove box light bulb size can be found here...

https://www.celicahobby.com/tech/lights_external.html
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Sultan Oct 10, 4:02am - #295277 

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yeah, I got PIAA LED's in there... they look much better than that stock yellow color - puke
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Chiller Oct 10, 4:40am - #295278 
2003 Absolutely Red Toyota Celica
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I have red LED parking lights for my License Plate lights, looks sooo much better!!! thumbsup

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