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Old 07-22-2013, 11:24 AM   #885
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I've been watching these get developed since the beginning. They look exactly like I thought they would. I jut hope the finished tails (when tony gets to them) aren't a king's ransom.
Awesome stuff Tony.
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Old 07-22-2013, 11:39 AM   #886
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Thanks to all for the kudos! I can't wait to see these out there in the wild!
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Old 07-23-2013, 11:37 AM   #887
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The color is real, its just a shade of red but it is orange light that passes through the red lens.
DarkneSS, i think you are saying that the colors in your pics are accurate. In Post #769 on page 31 you were worried enough about these afterburner tail lights being orange versus "red" that u were planning to add two new (separate) red tail lights somewhere on the back of your car in order to remain "legal". Now that you've got the afterburners installed, what is your opinion? Are they red enough (I personally love the yellowish-orange color...)
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Old 07-23-2013, 02:18 PM   #888
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DarkneSS, i think you are saying that the colors in your pics are accurate. In Post #769 on page 31 you were worried enough about these afterburner tail lights being orange versus "red" that u were planning to add two new (separate) red tail lights somewhere on the back of your car in order to remain "legal". Now that you've got the afterburners installed, what is your opinion? Are they red enough (I personally love the yellowish-orange color...)
I think they are red enough, you can easily tell its bright orange but it has a red tint to it due to the lens. It will be interesting to see what will happen once I get a officer behind me. The led brake lights are beautiful and very red. The law also states your rear tail lights must be red and visible from something distance so technically they meet the laws standards. To me they are red enough that I will not need to add lights.

Wait til I get some pics in high quality with a proper camera.
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Old 07-23-2013, 10:16 PM   #889
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Flicker and sequential boards are good!

Some dark diffusers done, so, shipping a kit with dark diffusers (and no other options) tomorrow.

Onward!

DarkneSS, glad you like the brake portion! FWIW, that's actually the third version that I did and thought it was pretty good, also.
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Old 07-24-2013, 11:56 PM   #890
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They do look beautiful.can't wait for already assembled version with sequential and dark diffusers.
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Old 07-26-2013, 11:32 AM   #891
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Tony will be at the fest. I'm gonna convince him to do an onsite install on my gf's car! Heehee
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Old 07-26-2013, 08:04 PM   #892
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Would love to c this pic straight on! Looks GOOD Tony! Good job DarkneSS!
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Old 07-27-2013, 02:14 AM   #893
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Cutting of the lens sucked. All I had was a utility knife but it made for a cleaner fit with the silicone. Makes me wish I had 10 more camaros because these lights are amazing and fun to install. Thank you tony for a great product! And it is just that, a great product! I will post pictures as soon as I figure out how to of my rs tinted tails with the dark diffusers. I was definitely surprised and pictures don't do these justice
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Old 07-27-2013, 07:25 AM   #894
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Should have stayed on board they look sick


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Old 07-27-2013, 10:49 AM   #895
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Well, GM left us another hidden treasure, found when testing the new flicker boards...

When the car is off and the parking lights are on, the lights are driven at reduced power (PWM and partial voltage). This is not a problem for the tail LED's themselves, but, it causes the flicker circuit to drive the LED's lightly.

The quick, easy solution is a "show harness" to drive them with full voltage. It would be a set of two that would go inline with the rear-bumper harnesses on each side of the car. I'll also see if I can come up with another angle.

I'll get a video when it starts to get dark so that those wanting flicker can see it and decide what they want to do.
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Old 07-27-2013, 05:16 PM   #896
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Cutting of the lens sucked. All I had was a utility knife but it made for a cleaner fit with the silicone. Makes me wish I had 10 more camaros because these lights are amazing and fun to install. Thank you tony for a great product! And it is just that, a great product! I will post pictures as soon as I figure out how to of my rs tinted tails with the dark diffusers. I was definitely surprised and pictures don't do these justice
Can't wait to see the pics! Keep em coming.
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Old 07-27-2013, 06:59 PM   #897
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Can't wait to see the pics! Keep em coming.
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Old 07-27-2013, 09:02 PM   #898
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Is it not dark in Chicago YET?
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Here it is. It was still too bright out for the best video, but...

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Yep, that's not going to work.
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Old 07-28-2013, 11:27 AM   #901
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Yep, that's not going to work.
Agreed. Not digging it....might have to go without flicker for now and later once Tony gets a solution down, which I know you will man, add it then.

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