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Old 01-19-2019, 11:24 PM
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Got around to ordering some new corner lenses. These are the smoked ones by Depot. These look/feel very nice and very similar to the OEM's. Can't wait to install these tomorrow along with my switchback LED's and hyper flash. Will post pics after the install for those that are considering the same (i always like to see & hear about other members changes - always helps me in my decisions . So far really liking the look and quality of the Depot's! )
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Got around to ordering some new corner lenses. These are the smoked ones by Depot. These look/feel very nice and very similar to the OEM's. Can't wait to install these tomorrow along with my switchback LED's and hyper flash. Will post pics after the install for those that are considering the same (i always like to see & hear about other members changes - always helps me in my decisions . So far really liking the look and quality of the Depot's! )
Great...looking forward to seeing details on how to put new corner lights in...
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Good luck with the install. Will look for the pics.
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Old 01-20-2019, 01:42 AM
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Guess I should add a pic....duh Here is a comparison


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Very nice, I use the same ones
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Are these the same ones on Amazon for $59 by DEPO?
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Old 01-20-2019, 10:48 AM
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Should look nice.
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Old 01-20-2019, 01:31 PM
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yep, fr-cya. same ones. $59 (cheaper than the new headlight lens i bought for my son's '03 corolla last month...whodathunk!)
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well, guess install will have to wait. my switchbacks aren't clicking into the socket. My stock bulb goes in about twice as far and snaps in. The new switchbacks go in about 1/2 way - no click - and are hanging up. Male ends look to be the same but must not be exact as something is hanging up unfortunately . used a bit of force to try and snap it in, but didn't want to go so no way i want to force things. Dang....really wanted to get this done this weekend Will contact the vendor to see whats up and post later on when done.


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Old 01-20-2019, 02:36 PM
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just took out my digital caliper-looks like the switch back is a bit wider by about .035 (picture makes the switch back look way bigger but it's not) - must be why its hanging up. Part of me says dremel it a bit-other side of me says they should fit correctly outa the bag! hmmmm.....
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I have the same lenses but without the black trim and love the look. My switchbacks also fit a bit snug but I was able to wiggle them a bit and they popped into place. I got mine off that auction site. I would also contact the seller and see if they've had this issue with them before and what the fix would be.
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I have the same smoked Depos. The change in appearance was dramatic, to say the least.



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wow-those look awesome IMHO!!....ok, going to shave just a tad off the ends. after looking around it seems that many of them fit snug, so maybe just taking a tad off will work.
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Old 01-20-2019, 05:09 PM
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If you can't do it right, do it left...just took a little filing which i'm OK with. Went in all the way! I like the look/brightness of these A TON more.






(and more importantly so does the wife )
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Ok...I'm ordering these right now. They look great. What bulbs did you use? I'm not familiar with "switchbacks."
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All I wanted to do was read a little corvette forum and now I have to place an oder... wonderful...thanks
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All I wanted to do was read a little corvette forum and now I have to place an oder... wonderful...thanks
Ha! Wouldn’t be the first time that happened. You guys are hell on my bank account. But I do have a badass FRC thanks to ya’ll.
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Ok...I'm ordering these right now. They look great. What bulbs did you use? I'm not familiar with "switchbacks."
Switchbacks "switch back" between Amber and White LED lights when your turn signals are engaged. Mine run amber corners but when I turn on at night, they turn white.

LED is definitely the way to go!






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I have the same smoked Depos. The change in appearance was dramatic, to say the least.


Are those the Depo smoked or black with clear lens? Thanks.

Heres the smoked ones I'm thinking about.
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All I wanted to do was read a little corvette forum and now I have to place an oder... wonderful...thanks
Same here. I read this thread earlier and ended up placing my order.
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