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remove taillight? #38562 Aug 22, 1:37pm Aug 22, 1:37pm
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remove taillight?
ok i finally unscrewed all three bolts from the taillights...now i cant remove the taillight from the trunk... there is wiring connected through this little white piece and i don't know how to remove it? i just dont want to mess up the wiring and damage anything eeeeh! any helpp????


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Re: remove taillight? [Re: browneyedchikk] #38563 Aug 22, 1:53pm Aug 22, 1:53pm
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just unscrew the bolts...unplug the wiring from it...and it should just slide off.


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Re: remove taillight? [Re: browneyedchikk] #38564 Aug 22, 2:34pm Aug 22, 2:34pm
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no need to remove the wire harness. Just twist the bulbs out. There are 3 of them. They are a lot easier to remove.


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Re: remove taillight? [Re: tony] #38565 Aug 22, 3:03pm Aug 22, 3:03pm
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Originally Posted by tony
no need to remove the wire harness. Just twist the bulbs out. There are 3 of them. They are a lot easier to remove.


were you talking to me when I said unplug the wires or what she said?

yea unplug them from the light...or twist, which ever term you like grin grin thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup


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Re: remove taillight? [Re: browneyedchikk] #38566 Aug 22, 3:05pm Aug 22, 3:05pm
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Re: remove taillight? [Re: browneyedchikk] #38567 Aug 22, 3:08pm Aug 22, 3:08pm
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haha ok thanks you guys!! i got them off...i sprayed them once...looks like a perfect match but maybe ill do one more...muahhahhaa


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Re: remove taillight? [Re: browneyedchikk] #38568 Aug 22, 3:15pm Aug 22, 3:15pm
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ok crap...i got two hollow spots on my left light and i need to do it over...what is denatured alcohol and where can i get it? can i just use rubbing alcohol or anything else? thanks for all the input!


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Re: remove taillight? [Re: browneyedchikk] #38569 Aug 22, 3:20pm Aug 22, 3:20pm
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I don't understand what you are doing to your tail lights or trunk?


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Re: remove taillight? [Re: browneyedchikk] #38570 Aug 22, 3:22pm Aug 22, 3:22pm
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oooh oops lol i am REDDING my taillights...sorry i forgot to mention that...


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Re: remove taillight? [Re: browneyedchikk] #38571 Aug 22, 3:25pm Aug 22, 3:25pm
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ohhhhhh ok... grin
why not just buy those TYC Red out tails? they look sooooo incredibly nice.


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Re: remove taillight? [Re: browneyedchikk] #38572 Aug 22, 3:26pm Aug 22, 3:26pm
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You can get the alcohol at homedepot


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Re: remove taillight? [Re: browneyedchikk] #38573 Aug 22, 3:28pm Aug 22, 3:28pm
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will methyl or ethyl alcohol work? because i know isopropyl isn't volatile enough...eeeek home depot is like 1 hour drive from here...


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