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Replacing License Plate Lights #406677 Feb 22, 7:37am Feb 22, 7:37am
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Replacing License Plate Lights
I got the instructions from the installs area on the site, and it looks really easy to do and all, but the plastic just won't come off. I unscrewed the only screw it shows you to unscrew, and try to pry off the plastic and I get one or two of the white clips unclipped, but I'm afraid if I pull any harder, I'll break something. I was using a flat screwdriver to start prying it off, then stuck a couple fingers under the plastic I could get up and pulled down. Is there any tricks to removing it or should I just pull with all my strength LOL.

Thanks smile

--Kristin

Re: Replacing License Plate Lights [Re: bajoconstruction] #406678 Feb 22, 10:00am Feb 22, 10:00am
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there should be one screw in the interior handle, if thats out of the way all you need to do is pull thumbsup

Re: Replacing License Plate Lights [Re: ravertony] #406679 Feb 22, 10:21am Feb 22, 10:21am
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Originally Posted by ravertony
there should be one screw in the interior handle, if thats out of the way all you need to do is pull thumbsup
Oh really? I tried that at first but it wouldn't pull off, that's why I started prying it off. I guess I was just paranoid I'd break something on my baby smile So it snaps on just as easy?

Thanks for the info smile

--kristin

Re: Replacing License Plate Lights [Re: bajoconstruction] #406680 Feb 22, 10:31am Feb 22, 10:31am
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Re: Replacing License Plate Lights [Re: celicajonz] #406681 Feb 22, 10:33am Feb 22, 10:33am
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Originally Posted by celicajonz
...pu tsum ofm into it girl!!!!!^^^^
LOL put sum what into it?

Re: Replacing License Plate Lights [Re: bajoconstruction] #406682 Feb 22, 10:59am Feb 22, 10:59am
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I've rpleaced mine 2x...you have to pull hard on the entire piece...I grabbed the 'handle' with one hand, the front of the plastic with the other. It will snap out with a quick pull. A few of the plastic bolts may fly out of their sockets as well, so keep your eyes peeled. They just get replaced with a half-twist to lock back in...VOILA!! thumbsup


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Re: Replacing License Plate Lights [Re: bajoconstruction] #406683 Feb 22, 11:02am Feb 22, 11:02am
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Originally Posted by bajoconstruction
Originally Posted by celicajonz
...pu tsum ofm into it girl!!!!!^^^^
LOL put sum what into it?




...SUM OFM GIRL...LITTLE MUSCLE!!!! CA'MON NOW


Originally posted by A_Bathing_Ape:
I hit, what else, oh plus dome.
Re: Replacing License Plate Lights [Re: celicajonz] #406684 Feb 22, 11:05am Feb 22, 11:05am
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Originally Posted by celicajonz
Originally Posted by bajoconstruction
Originally Posted by celicajonz
...pu tsum ofm into it girl!!!!!^^^^
LOL put sum what into it?




...SUM OFM GIRL...LITTLE MUSCLE!!!! CA'MON NOW
LOL I would have put more muscle into it, I just didn't want to break anything with too much!

Re: Replacing License Plate Lights [Re: jonnyess] #406685 Feb 22, 11:07am Feb 22, 11:07am
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Originally Posted by jonnyess
I've rpleaced mine 2x...you have to pull hard on the entire piece...I grabbed the 'handle' with one hand, the front of the plastic with the other. It will snap out with a quick pull. A few of the plastic bolts may fly out of their sockets as well, so keep your eyes peeled. They just get replaced with a half-twist to lock back in...VOILA!! thumbsup
Ahhh perfect, that's the kinda answer I was looking for smile Thanks a lot jonnyess, I owe ya one!

--kristin

Re: Replacing License Plate Lights [Re: bajoconstruction] #406686 Feb 22, 8:40pm Feb 22, 8:40pm
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Well I changed the lights today, I'm really happy with the way they compliment the back of the car. They're hyper white but look REALLY blue...I don't THINK a cop would pull me over for it...but who knows LOL. Anyways here's the pic:

1953494453-platelightsNOPLATE.jpg
Re: Replacing License Plate Lights [Re: bajoconstruction] #406687 Feb 22, 10:42pm Feb 22, 10:42pm
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mine look the same way, but dont seem as blue. hopefulyl you wont get any shit from the popo wink Looks great. i'm to late but was going to say yea just yank the sucker

Re: Replacing License Plate Lights [Re: hombredelassrtas] #406688 Feb 22, 10:44pm Feb 22, 10:44pm
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That looks really blue. Dunno what the cops will say, but it looks nice. Mine used to be red, then I realize that it was illegal to have it red, so I changed it back.


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Re: Replacing License Plate Lights [Re: Chelica815] #406689 Feb 22, 10:46pm Feb 22, 10:46pm
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DAMN those look really blue and bright eek...The ones i have look white...but dont shine that much thumbsup

Re: Replacing License Plate Lights [Re: BaTMaN_4] #406690 Feb 23, 4:41am Feb 23, 4:41am
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God, if you drove into hartsville with those things cops would burn you down in a second. Good luck though, lol. grin thumbsup


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Re: Replacing License Plate Lights [Re: bajoconstruction] #406691 Feb 23, 6:38am Feb 23, 6:38am
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Originally Posted by bajoconstruction
Well I changed the lights today, I'm really happy with the way they compliment the back of the car. They're hyper white but look REALLY blue...I don't THINK a cop would pull me over for it...but who knows LOL. Anyways here's the pic:
U'll get pulled over sooner or later believe me!

Re: Replacing License Plate Lights [Re: xmangt1] #406692 Feb 23, 8:35am Feb 23, 8:35am
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Well I'll carry the original ones in the glove box and if I get pulled over, I'll show em to him that I just changed them and that they're supposed to be hyper white, didn't realize it was illegal to have a bluish tint to them...I'll prolly just get a warning or whatnot. Will let y'all know if I do smile The pic doesn't show the brightness very well, it really lights up the License Plate more than the stock ones did.

--kristin


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