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Bit off topic to what you were after.. but was the smoked rear lights put on as standard because the chrome ones had to much crome and people were getting stopped by the police.. or did i read crap?

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when you say smoked rear lights....which bit the chrome or the lens.......

eyebrows im working on at the mo :shifty:

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when you say smoked rear lights....which bit the chrome or the lens

to be honest im not sure seen in a few sigs so i was just askin

but was the smoked rear lights put on as standard because the chrome ones had to much crome and people were getting stopped by the police

why would they do that ?

what would they charge you with

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I changed mine from this

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to this !

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Is this what you mean ?

They can be purchased for around 60.00 each inc Vat.

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when you say smoked rear lights....which bit the chrome or the lens

to be honest im not sure seen in a few sigs so i was just askin

but was the smoked rear lights put on as standard because the chrome ones had to much crome and people were getting stopped by the police

why would they do that ?

what would they charge you with

when we first launched the club one of the members was stopped and told that the chrome on his lights were too much.. blah blah

It used to be a news article but faded away.

I think you are only allowed to have so much chrome. Thats why we dont see chromed cars floating around! (damn!)

However, i expect the police man was an idiot and had a fullfill a quota somewhere.

It just made me thing why lexus changed the headlight styling in later models.

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They only changed it on dark colour cars, the platinum ice cars still have the original lights (so Chris told me).

Some people have also changed the small round fog lights for smoked lights. Was it those or the main units you were after wildrnes?

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I'm thinking getting the smoked rear clusters. I've got the clear rear fogs tho, not sure if it'll look too cool with them? Any one got similar set up. What's it look like? :question::question:

Thanks.

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I've a set of front black chrome smoked headlights coming direct from Japan.

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The same supplier does the rear smoked ones as well.

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If all goes well and I don't get stiffed too much import and vat duty, I'll open up a group buy on these.

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Are there any front non-automatic (Altezza) light clusters that don't have the orange indicator perspex? I'd like to get those orange/blue blinker thingamibobs to put in place of the regular bulb/orange filter.

Just wondering. :whistling:

ASam

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I've a set of front black chrome smoked headlights coming direct from Japn.

If all goes well and I don't get stiffed too much import and vat duty, I'll open up a group buy on these.

Definately think I'll hang on 'till you get yours. The headlights look well cool B) B)

Let us know how you get on.

Cheers....

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smoked rear lights and eyebrows

where can i get em or how are they made

Hi mate - Got my smoked rear light clusters remarkably cheap with GOLD discount from Chris Shipley (PM him) - my Eyelids are from the US and I bought them whilst I was over there... :)

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....Got any ETA on your lights yet?

Well I'm due to meet ewe lot at Brooklands on 8th February. :)

So if I get me headlamps before then, I'll have them fittted.

It IS possible to colour your existing headlamps. But it's not easy as it requires dismantling the existing unit.

I will be attempting this myself when I get my new set, so my existing set may be for sale if it works...

If you feel you have the skill to do it yourself, see here FROM IS300.NET

Mat did it on his lights.... B) But then he's a smart R's...... :geek:

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OK,

I'm pleased to say, I just got my Black chrome headlights B) (Took 3 weeks!!)

Good news is they arrived safe and sound. Well packaged too.

Bad news is I got stiffed £34 from customs, even though they were marked as a gift!!

That make's the total purchase price £334 inc delivery & import duty.

Now these items are available from your Lexus dealer.

However, they are on a 4 - 5 week delivery time, and they cost £431.68 inc vat.

GOLD members can get them discounted to £366.

That's a £30 difference.

Therefore I'm asking if you can get them from your Lexus Dealer albeit £30 dearer, would you want a group buy set up, and run the risk of damage, lost in shipping etc?

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Think you're right GRiM. Seems to make sense to get it from a UK dealer. Worth it (for me anyway) to pay the extra 30 squid and save on teh worry.

Thank for the info....

Rick.

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RYX,

I'll PM the part No's to you. :)

Check with Chris Shipley for discount ordering etc.

I'll post some piccys when I get them fitted... B)

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I'm pleased to say, I just got my Black chrome headlights  (Took 3 weeks!!)

Good news is they arrived safe and sound. Well packaged too.

Bad news is I got stiffed £34 from customs, even though they were marked as a gift!!

Hi GRiM,

Glad u got the lights in one piece, bad luck about the customs charge... they like to get their fare share!!! :angry::angry:

just asking if n when possible you take some piccies, can u take one a normal light fitted n the new light fitted (as before n after joby) just so we can get an idea of how much difference in looks there is...

Regards... Imi

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OK,

I'm pleased to say, I just got my Black chrome headlights B) (Took 3 weeks!!)

Good news is they arrived safe and sound. Well packaged too.

Bad news is I got stiffed £34 from customs, even though they were marked as a gift!!

That make's the total purchase price £334 inc delivery & import duty.

Now these items are available from your Lexus dealer.

However, they are on a 4 - 5 week delivery time, and they cost £431.68 inc vat.

GOLD members can get them discounted to £366.

That's a £30 difference.

Therefore I'm asking if you can get them from your Lexus Dealer albeit £30 dearer, would you want a group buy set up, and run the risk of damage, lost in shipping etc?

Grim,

Good to hear you finally received your Black Chrome Headlamps.

Stephen :)

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OK,

I'm pleased to say, I just got my Black chrome headlights B) (Took 3 weeks!!)

Good news is they arrived safe and sound. Well packaged too.

Bad news is I got stiffed £34 from customs, even though they were marked as a gift!!

That make's the total purchase price £334 inc delivery & import duty.

Now these items are available from your Lexus dealer.

However, they are on a 4 - 5 week delivery time, and they cost £431.68 inc vat.

GOLD members can get them discounted to £366.

That's a £30 difference.

Therefore I'm asking if you can get them from your Lexus Dealer albeit £30 dearer, would you want a group buy set up, and run the risk of damage, lost in shipping etc?

Mr. G,

Headlight looked awesome at Brooklands........ any decisions on group buys and stuff or shall I go ahead and order mate (from dealer?)?

(me want black chrome headlamps......mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!) :D

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I'll post piccys when I get a chance.

There's other work being done on my car at the mo, which is taking presidence.

Zee, if you want them in a hurry, and are willing to take the customs risk, then I'll post you the contact details. They are in America, and the goods are sent from Japan.

Failing that you can get them @ 15% discount form Chris.

I working on finding a supplier in Japan, so we don't have to pay the margin USA suppliers puts on.

This not only goes for the headlamps but all JDM parts.

And the next person who says try takakaira.co.jp :rolleyes:

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Hi Guys, i would be interested with a New set of those Black Chrome Headlights too, what is the part number if i get it from UK Lexus dealer? and how easy to fit it on my IS200 SE? let me know guys, if there a group buy, that will be even better... :D :D :D

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Well Maz,

Judging by your avatar piccy, the black chrome headlamps won't fit your Mazda. :P

Perhaps if you changed it to a Lexus it might help!! :lol:

Check your PM.... :)

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