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Clear bumper lens w/clear bulb? #45274 Sep 16, 2:31pm Sep 16, 2:31pm
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Clear bumper lens w/clear bulb?
I see to be DOT compliant, you must have a yellow bulb in your clear bumper lights. I think the clear would look better but don't want a reason to be stopped either.
Is the law enforced on this issue in you all's experience?

Re: Clear bumper lens w/clear bulb? [Re: Scorp] #45275 Sep 16, 2:35pm Sep 16, 2:35pm
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I have had a cop stare at my front bumper and say nothing about it. Actually, I don't think it's illegal to have Clear Corners w/ clear lights.


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Re: Clear bumper lens w/clear bulb? [Re: Scorp] #45276 Sep 16, 2:35pm Sep 16, 2:35pm
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I never got stopped...i never even got stopped for 5% tints in my old car...its only when they catch speeding and your being an asshole they'll point it out and break your balls, other than that i dont think cops seem to care unless the light lights blue or red or sumthin other than white...my bulbs look blue but shine bright white

Re: Clear bumper lens w/clear bulb? [Re: Scorp] #45277 Sep 16, 2:36pm Sep 16, 2:36pm
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OOohhhh thanks for reminding me! I gotta get my car inspected, I forgot I had hyper whites in my bumper lenses too. LoL.


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i used to have blue leds in my corner lights, and i got pulled over for that b/c the cop said blue is a reserved color for police officers to get attention. he said the only colors allowed on a car is orange, white, and red. i guess yellow fog lights is ok. so having hyperwhite bulbs on the corner lights are perfectly fine.

Re: Clear bumper lens w/clear bulb? [Re: Scorp] #45279 Sep 16, 3:21pm Sep 16, 3:21pm
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here red is illegal too

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i have blue bulbs for my Clear Corners and don't get harrassed!

Re: Clear bumper lens w/clear bulb? [Re: Scorp] #45281 Sep 16, 5:23pm Sep 16, 5:23pm
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in NJ, amber bulbs are REQUIRED for the turn signal.


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This isn't the turn signal, but the bumper light. I read that it is required to be yellow, if the car has them, and red on the rear.
From what I have gathered from you guys, I don't think anyone would notice unless I was acting a fool.
Thanks for your input.

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I've got clear lenses w/ blue bulbs and the only time I've gotten stopped was b/c he didn't like my blue turn signals, didn't say anything about the corner lenses

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Yeah, I have hyperwhite...everything. And didnt get harrassed except for once in front of my house but I think he was just kidding because my neighbor is a Sheriff...


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Re: Clear bumper lens w/clear bulb? [Re: Scorp] #45285 Sep 16, 7:09pm Sep 16, 7:09pm
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Originally Posted by Scorp
This isn't the turn signal, but the bumper light. I read that it is required to be yellow, if the car has them, and red on the rear.
From what I have gathered from you guys, I don't think anyone would notice unless I was acting a fool.
Thanks for your input.


no, it's the same thing...it blinks...it's a turn signal on the bumper...
NJ law requires them to be amber...
you can have clear lenses, but NEED an amber bulb...

all states are different.


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My bumper light does not blink. Only the turn signal within the main headlights. A 2002 here, is yours a pre- 2000 model, body change I mean?

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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
in NJ, amber bulbs are REQUIRED for the turn signal.


I've never had a problem with my White Blinkers ?

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Originally Posted by RicePowered
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
in NJ, amber bulbs are REQUIRED for the turn signal.


I've never had a problem with my White Blinkers ?


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I've heard and witnessed that if you don't have amber turning signals, you will get pulled over and a ticket and are required to change it...
my brother bought Clear Corners for his tundra and had to find an amber bulb somewhere because no other color was allowed... confused confused confused confused
I don't have a problem with this, I'm getting Clear Corners and I don't mind the amber color in the headlight and the bumper lens...
it looks better other colors...but I could of sworn you need amber...i may be wrong?


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Originally Posted by Scorp
My bumper light does not blink. Only the turn signal within the main headlights. A 2002 here, is yours a pre- 2000 model, body change I mean?

Does everyone else's bumper/corner light blink along with their turn signal?

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Originally Posted by Scorp
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My bumper light does not blink. Only the turn signal within the main headlights. A 2002 here, is yours a pre- 2000 model, body change I mean?

Does everyone else's bumper/corner light blink along with their turn signal?


I could of sworn mine does...i can't check right now, car is at toyota. coming back later...2003 here.


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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Originally Posted by RicePowered
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in NJ, amber bulbs are REQUIRED for the turn signal.


I've never had a problem with my White Blinkers ?


?
I've heard and witnessed that if you don't have amber turning signals, you will get pulled over and a ticket and are required to change it...
my brother bought Clear Corners for his tundra and had to find an amber bulb somewhere because no other color was allowed... confused confused confused confused
I don't have a problem with this, I'm getting Clear Corners and I don't mind the amber color in the headlight and the bumper lens...
it looks better other colors...but I could of sworn you need amber...i may be wrong?


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New Jersey Permanent Statutes
TITLE 39 MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC REGULATION
39:3-50. Color of lights, permits; cancellation or revocation of permits

39:3-50. Color of lights, permits; cancellation or revocation of permits
All lamps and reflectors, which display a light visible from directly in front of a vehicle as authorized by this subtitle, shall exhibit lights substantially white, yellow or amber in color.

(a) The color of light emitted or reflected by exterior lamps or reflectors on a vehicle shall be as follows, except as otherwise provided in paragraph (b), (c) and (d) of this section:

White when the lamp is a headlamp, or spot lamp, or illuminates a License Plate or a destination sign; or is located on the outside limit of a side car or other attachment on a motor cycle;

Substantially white or amber when the lamp is a side-cowl or fender lamp, running-board or other courtesy lamp, front parking lamp, back-up lamp, auxiliary driving lamp; or a turn signal on or facing the front;

Substantially red or amber when the lamp is a turn signal or a stop lamp on or facing the rear;

Red when any other lamp or any reflector is on the rear or on either side at or near the rear, except as otherwise provided in paragraph (f) of section 39:3-61 for a combination marker lamp;

Amber when any other lamp or reflector is on the front or on either side other than at or near the rear.

(b) Lamps and reflectors on projecting loads shall emit or reflect light with color as provided in section 10 of this act.

(c) No person shall drive or move any vehicle or equipment upon any street or highway equipped with any device or lamp thereon capable of or displaying a light of any other color than permitted by this section, except: an authorized emergency vehicle, an authorized school bus, or a vehicle authorized by a permit issued by the director.

(d) A permit authorizing a vehicle to be equipped with a lamp capable of or displaying a flashing light, except as provided in 39:3-54 or a light of a color other than permitted by this section, visible from directly in front of said vehicle, may be issued by the director when necessary, in his discretion, for the reasonable and safe movement of traffic. The permit shall specify the type and color of such lamp and the conditions under which a person may drive or move the vehicle with said lamp displaying a light. The permit shall be valid only when the specifications and conditions contained therein are complied with.

The director may cancel or revoke a permit issued under authority of this section whenever the conditions for its issuance no longer exist or on any other reasonable grounds.

Amended by L.1951, c. 24, p. 121, s. 1; L.1964, c. 136, s. 3.

http://lis.njleg.state.nj.us/cgi-bin/om_...dhits=2&zz=


So our blinker's can be white in NJ

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Originally Posted by Scorp
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My bumper light does not blink. Only the turn signal within the main headlights. A 2002 here, is yours a pre- 2000 model, body change I mean?

Does everyone else's bumper/corner light blink along with their turn signal?


My bumper light doesn't blinker either.

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I checked mine again just now, doesn't blink.
It really doesn't matter tho, from what I have gathered, legal is amber(front) only. My real question was does it seem to be noticed by the law. Sounds like...Not. Who knows what Barney a guy could run into tho. I'm gonna look at both and stay with the one I like till I am told different by the MAN. Hope it isn't expensive tho..lol

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awesome...
our blinkers in the headlight and bumper lens?
that's awesome, I guess that's something next I am going to buy. thumbsup


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what i dont understand - is looking at the history of people who try to knock "MTEC" and other well known lighting that we, along with many other import automotive websites sell... is that the only people trying to make a big stink about thingsm are persons with less than 10 posts in their post count (newbies)

it gives me reason to believe that either our competition is jelious that we are doing so well.. or just simply that people are extremely paranoid about apearing in front of a judge for the trial of the century, "i went to jail for LIFE because of a light bulb"

i bet you anything... that when a a light bulb goes out on some $400 beater from the late 70s... and the own walks into walmart or target to get a replacement bulb... buying anything that fits and only paying $2 for the light bulb... that the owner of that junker will never get pulled over and having the third degree pushed onto him for light bulb related issues.

I can also guess that after all these car chases on the street - when they are running "the book" against the "fleeing suspect", that checking his light bulbs NEVER even comes across anyones minds rofl ... NEVER! wave



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Re: Clear bumper lens w/clear bulb? [Re: Scorp] #45296 Sep 17, 2:12pm Sep 17, 2:12pm
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BTW - That was meant to be a REALITY-CHECK... not a dis rice


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Re: Clear bumper lens w/clear bulb? [Re: isaac] #45297 Sep 17, 2:22pm Sep 17, 2:22pm
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Originally Posted by isaac
BTW - That was meant to be a REALITY-CHECK... not a dis rice

I'm not sure if I even understand your rant or if it was directed at me btw. My purpose is to not raise a red flag for myself on the way home from the local pub.

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...its just a light bulb. What are they going to do, arrest you for having the wrong bulbs?


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Originally Posted by Scorp
Originally Posted by isaac
BTW - That was meant to be a REALITY-CHECK... not a dis rice

I'm not sure if I even understand your rant or if it was directed at me btw. My purpose is to not raise a red flag for myself on the way home from the local pub.


it was just a rant... NOT directed at you
if you check, you will see that simular topics about light bulbs are posted about every other day - for the past few months (they are all basically the same... but none of them were exactly like what you had posted thumbsup)

its all good... nothing was directed at you rice


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I have clear/clear.. never been stopped. Had it on my last car also, never stopped. Even if you are, BFD.. you change the bulbs, pay a tiny fine.. life goes on grin


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My bumper lights blink...i wired them to the blinkers in the headlight...

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Originally Posted by CeliCaRM2001
My bumper lights blink...i wired them to the blinkers in the headlight...


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