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Elkal900
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Aug 4, 5:12pm - #33086 
Neons completly Illegal?

I just heard that in SC blue or red lights other than rear brake signals are illegal in any non certified emergency vehicle PERIOD they cant even be on the car...they can bust you on public property

cry thats the only colors I really like

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Aug 4, 5:38pm - #33087 
same here in NC i wanted blue but its illegal frown so now i think im going to go with white or black lights

pick something to go with your color scheme thumbsup


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Aug 4, 6:10pm - #33088 
Ill post the violation code and the full description when I get home later tonight

it IS illegal to have ANY under-car neons installed... even if they are not opperating, installation is an instant FINE.

I have a set installed on my car, but they are not visable unless you remove the front bumper... since they are hidden behind the crash-bar - they light up the front upper grill with toyota logo and lower large grill area... but dont light anything under the car (unique... but is it still legal?)

Purple lights... NOT red or blue grin


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Aug 4, 10:03pm - #33089 
what??? its illegal to even have underbody neons . what if im parked with them on? is this something new ? i want them for night meets . but im not going to drive with them.will that be ok or will i still get fine for parking with them. cry


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Aug 4, 10:51pm - #33090 
i think it all depends on what state you live in cause i live in NY and i've got green underbody neons installed on my celi and i drive with them on all the time but rarely get pulled over for it. and when i do, i've never gotten a ticket thumbsup

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Aug 4, 11:28pm - #33091 
Originally Posted by isaac
Ill post the violation code and the full description when I get home later tonight

it IS illegal to have ANY under-car neons installed... even if they are not opperating, installation is an instant FINE.

I have a set installed on my car, but they are not visable unless you remove the front bumper... since they are hidden behind the crash-bar - they light up the front upper grill with toyota logo and lower large grill area... but dont light anything under the car (unique... but is it still legal?)

Purple lights... NOT red or blue grin


Well said! Totally agree totally illegal and you're not supposed to have neons on your car. Isaac I remember back then you had red lights on your liscense plate area. Do ya still got them how are they doing so far. Those looked sweet!!!


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Aug 5, 1:36am - #33092 
thank god

Originally Posted by isaac
it IS illegal to have ANY under-car neons installed... even if they are not opperating, installation is an instant FINE.

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Aug 6, 12:21am - #33093 
whoa whoa whoa, wait up a minute...if they are totally illegal then how the hell do all those ppl who have them get in on? i mean if they're totally illegal how the hell do they get them? or whats even more confusing for me, why the hell do places like carexcess.com sell those lights? makes no sence. someone clear this up for me. i heard before that its just illegal to have then turned on while driving but its ok to turn them on when parked. funny thing, i saw a bunch of wannabe racers out the other night with two cars that had the under carriage light on. lol

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Aug 6, 12:26am - #33094 
yep

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Aug 6, 7:52am - #33095 
I asked a cop over here (Ohio) he said they're ok. Just depends what state you live in. The only illegal colors are blue and red mixed together...looks like a cop car I guess? Thats what he told us. And the only reason that I can think of why they would sell them if they were illegal, is for show. thumbsup

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Aug 6, 8:10am - #33096 
They are allowed to sell them because on the package it says "For off road use" or "Show only"

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Aug 6, 1:24pm - #33097 
Originally Posted by trog2233
They are allowed to sell them because on the package it says "For off road use" or "Show only"


which is the whole god damn purpose for underbody neons. grin


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Aug 7, 10:30am - #33098 
Ive heard from a cop that only police cars are allowed to have lights in the grill

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Aug 9, 7:08am - #33099 
different state...different rules


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Aug 9, 8:22pm - #33100 
My friend has underbody neons, leaves them on whenever he parks at night, nobody says sheeeat!

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Aug 10, 4:51pm - #33101 
every state has different rules...but I don't care to much for the neons!

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Aug 10, 4:52pm - #33102 
Originally Posted by Spencer
different state...different rules


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Aug 10, 7:19pm - #33103 
ya know something i have never seen, a small neaon tube installed in the Hood scoop, i think that would be totally unique


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Aug 10, 7:52pm - #33104 
illegal to drive around with underbody neons in VA (driver distraction)
but it's legal to have them on while parked

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Aug 11, 3:56pm - #33105 
Im not that big on them...just thinking of a cool way to accent the car at night, Im not looking for glowoff world champ or anything

and I had been thinking about puting LED's in the Hood scoop

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Aug 11, 4:18pm - #33106 
You don't need underbody neons, PERIOD. I don't blame law enforcement making these things illegal. I would too!

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Aug 12, 6:50am - #33107 
the things that are stupid to me are the little lights that you get with the windshiel washer jets, they are always blue, it would annoy me to no end to have them lil things up there


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