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Old 12-01-2005, 11:18 AM
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so.. looks like i will most likely be getting an 05 or 06 mini.. i was wondering if anyone knew of any replacment tail lights.. i have not seen any. the stock ones i don't like very much. pics/links would be much appreciated.
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Old 12-01-2005, 01:54 PM
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OH Really. There are a few after market tail lights out there. Truthfully i really like the 05 tail lights. They are just a little bit different form the 04's. What color is your mini going to be?
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Old 12-01-2005, 03:07 PM
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I have only seen the "clear" ones for the 05s.... That and the sites that list the same part for 02-05 which scares me the most.
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Old 12-01-2005, 03:15 PM
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It's possible that the '04 and '05 lights mount the same way, so that could be accurate.
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Old 12-01-2005, 03:17 PM
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yes, but the 05 have the reverse light built-in where previous years do not.
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yes, but the 05 have the reverse light built-in where previous years do not.
Ohyeah. Man, that's cheezy.
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Old 12-01-2005, 03:24 PM
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02-04's are better than the 05+ (reverse lights in the tails are weak!)
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Old 12-01-2005, 04:40 PM
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I don't care too much for the new tail lights either...I just want the new mini!
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02-04's are better than the 05+ (reverse lights in the tails are weak!)
i concur
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trade the lights out...im sure it's a perfect fit...cant be that hard
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Old 12-01-2005, 05:15 PM
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I don't care too much for the new tail lights either...I just want the new mini!
I think they look great on my 06.. of course, it's red.

Have you ordered yet? 5 weeks wait at my dealer.
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Old 12-01-2005, 05:22 PM
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yes, but the 05 have the reverse light built-in where previous years do not.
That's the one thing about my car that I really don't like...I loved my '02 with the reverse light in the center. Now it has that stupid black plug.
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Old 12-01-2005, 05:31 PM
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The problem isn't mounting the lights, it's moving the wiring for the reverse lights down to the bumper.
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Old 12-07-2005, 07:00 PM
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nobody makes replacement tail lights? thats weak...
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Old 12-07-2005, 07:33 PM
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You could get them tinted. I got the lamin-x film and I like it a lot. Cost about $40, takes 20 minutes to put on and completely changes the look of the rear..........it makes it look a lot more plain and simple. The only problem is that it's not really legal but I've had it for a couple of months and haven't been pulled over for them yet.::knocks on wood::
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