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Old 12-15-2009, 07:50 PM   #15
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So what do you think so far?, Look i did all this by my self and a lot of more things but i need parts as and i can only do so much at one time.

Dos any one have some tail light lens that is what i need to finish it up as it takes all 4 lens.

One more thing is you also need the LED Load Equalizers
I think that's pretty frickin awesome. A couple of things to look at though would be the size and shape. The Brake light center needs to be considerably larger and less trapezoidal. I'm sure you know that already but figured I'd throw that in there as my one critique. Other than that, I think you're dead on with it. It looks like there's a little too much light coming from behind the brake light but, I think once you fix the size thing, that should be taken care of. Keep up the good work I think you're going in the right direction. You get the right shape on the LED cluster and you've got it nailed.
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Old 12-15-2009, 08:23 PM   #16
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Thank you for the nice words, Look at this pic and you can see that the concept has a trapezoidal shape, The thing i did that you are saying is to small is as big as i can go, There is no more room in the tail light hosing.
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Old 12-17-2009, 09:24 AM   #17
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i am looking for pictures of the tail light housing outside and inside, does anyone have them? i have a couple ideas i am going to play around with but i want to get an idea of what the complete housing looks like. any one got a picture maybe with a ruler in it for scaling purposes?
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Old 12-17-2009, 11:28 AM   #18
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Old 12-17-2009, 11:41 AM   #19
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AAC is probably as close as ur gonna get cuz the inside of the housing isnt like the concept's
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Old 12-17-2009, 12:38 PM   #20
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2SSRS and Rockin the BlueSS, I'm glad someone is trying to get a real afterburner tailight going. I will follow your progress and consider me one of your first customers if you decide to sell it.
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Old 12-17-2009, 12:42 PM   #21
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2SSRS and Rockin the BlueSS, I'm glad someone is trying to get a real afterburner tailight going. I will follow your progress and consider me one of your first customers if you decide to sell it.
I will do a DYI on it as it is not how i make $ for a living.
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Old 12-21-2009, 06:47 PM   #22
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In hindsight, GM really did leave out many of the popular effects on the production model compared to the concept. If people were spending $40K on their car and wanted all of these effects, GM should have offered just about all of the more popular options like "afterburner tail lamps," for a few hundred more. I'd even pay a few thousand more just to make sure I wasn't buying a Camaro that lost some excitement in the transition from concept to production vehicle. GM dropped the ball with this. The gas tank placement I could care less about, but why not finish the damn car with the best tail lamps? Maybe if they focused more on this, they would have taken more care in better protecting the lamps. So many people complaining of water filling the housing. I want a Camaro, not a Honda CRX hatchback. Every time I've seen one of these cars their tail lamps and trunk plastic molding are like half filled with water. LOL!
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Old 12-21-2009, 08:15 PM   #23
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In hindsight, GM really did leave out many of the popular effects on the production model compared to the concept. If people were spending $40K on their car and wanted all of these effects, GM should have offered just about all of the more popular options like "afterburner tail lamps," for a few hundred more. I'd even pay a few thousand more just to make sure I wasn't buying a Camaro that lost some excitement in the transition from concept to production vehicle. GM dropped the ball with this. The gas tank placement I could care less about, but why not finish the damn car with the best tail lamps? Maybe if they focused more on this, they would have taken more care in better protecting the lamps. So many people complaining of water filling the housing. I want a Camaro, not a Honda CRX hatchback. Every time I've seen one of these cars their tail lamps and trunk plastic molding are like half filled with water. LOL!
Although those afterburner tailights look awesome, I believe the answer as to why they're not part of the production model would be cost! After all, price the replacement cost of just one front Halo light! Also having a company gear up to make enough of them for 100k plus cars a year (I believe GM had run into this issue with the Halo's earlier this year) and add the fact what another member said... the concept lights are pretty deep and would take up trunck space. Maybe this could end up being part of the Z28 package.... who knows but I would like to see GM put out a version of them for add on's!
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Old 12-21-2009, 08:19 PM   #24
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Everyone, please keep this topic on-topic --> discussing how the afterburner tail lights can be achieved (not why the production lights don't come like this).

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Old 12-21-2009, 09:01 PM   #25
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Love the ideas, i am definately a future customer when this is correctly achieved. Good minds working here so it shouldn't be long.
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Old 12-21-2009, 10:56 PM   #26
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I hope you guys can do it I'm rooting for you guys
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Old 12-21-2009, 11:55 PM   #27
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It's been forever since I've posted on here, but why don't we just ask them to do it like we've done everything else? The blue for SS for instance.
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Old 12-22-2009, 06:55 AM   #28
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