Date: Mon, 3 Apr 2000 22:41:32 -0700
Reply-To: Todd Last <Rubatoguy@MINDSPRING.COM>
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From: Todd Last <Rubatoguy@MINDSPRING.COM>
Subject: Re: Clear front turn signal lenses?
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At least in California, the vehicle code states that orange or clear turn signals
are okay. Many pre mid-1960's cars have white turn signals. But then, we have no
vehicle inspection program here either. (But we do have a biannual smog check)
As far as not being DOT approved... well, you can't have it all.
> Here is the story on the clear turn signal lenses. I did take several names
> a few months ago on getting these lenses here at a lower price. However I
> didn't get enough names to do a "buy-in" on these so I didn't.
> The normal price on these lenses is actually $179 a pair (I changed my price
> on my website to $135 a pair when I thought I could get them at a lower price
> but I can't. Web price is changed today).
> These lenses are not DOT approved, but I see these all the time on Japanese
> cars and no one ever gets ticketed for clear signals (they still blink orange
> isn't that what counts?). If you had an inspection to go through you could
> easily change back to your original signals in a minute if they gave you a
> hard time about it.
> Sorry about delayed response, but I was working alot of overtime this week
> getting three vans back on the road plus my brother's Passat, plus doing all
> of the parts sales. If someone had sent a parts request on a coolant hose or
> something critical I would have responded immediately. Clear turn signals
> had to wait until I was less busy (this week).
> Ken Wilford
> John 3:16
> Phone: (856)-765-1583
> Shop: (856)-327-0027
> Fax: (856)-327-2242
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