Comet tail lights

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  1. jasonwthompson

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    Does anyone have photos of Comet tail lights with the small chrome grills removed from the lenses?


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    Or you can get the "Rare Canadian Taillight Option" (it's a joke guys, started by Chip) ....


    You take 4 lenses and get rid of the backup lights. :thumbs2:
    You cut the outboard lenses off the second pair and graft them onto the inboard space of the opposite set. You have to cut these a bit diagonally to save some inner supports.
     
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    Personally, I like the grills because they add detail and dimension. And for that specific reason.. I'm going in the exact opposite direction than some others by incorporating 4 backup light lenses in mine. The smaller early version clear backup lenses will be dyed red to match the surrounding lenses. Then add custom sequential LED's right into the housings to make it all come alive at night. More detail.. more depth.. more light.. custom all the way.
     
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    Interesting concept ! FOUR back up lights .. ( Why not ) .. I installed two 1965 Mustang Back Up lights in the rear valance and went LED All Red for the taillights like the Captain has . I've since added sequential taillights on the Comet and they really made a difference. Now the dudes in the rear can ' SEE ' me when I stop !
    Would you post some photos when you get this done ? I'd like to see how that looks ! Thanks.
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    Yep, already did that. I was wanting to see how it looked minus the grills. I think I prefer to leave them in place.
     
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    I like the grills better too, but mine came without them and there are many other things that call my attention currently. Lol....my Comet isnt even sure its not a Maverick at this point.
     
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    Hey Jason :
    I may have some Comet Taillight Lenses that have the back-up light stored in the attic if you're considering a change. Lemmeno .
    Thanks,
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