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post #1 of 13 Old 10-25-2011, 06:11 AM Thread Starter
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Red cab lights

Does anyone know where i can find red light bulbs to put into the cab lights, i have the smoked lenses from summit racing but i was wondering if i could find a red light bulb somewhere.
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It's illegal to have forward facing red bulbs. FYI

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Would those be considered upward.

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they would def be illegal.... i remember my dad getting popped for having red ones on the cab light....
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Your not allowed to see anything red standing in front of the vehicle and cab lights you can see. It would be cool looking though

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I have red LED's in the grille for almost 6 months and i havent been pulled over, ive talked to many of the local cops and most of them didnt even know it was a law, but really from what they told me unless you get a really p.o.ed cop thats trying to make quota.
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The best thing I have found to do this is a few thick coats from a red sharpie. I got this from a cop who used it on his interior lights for writing reports and not blinding him from seeing out of his car. I had the red bulbs and they are just coated with a thin plastic film that peeled off after a few hours of us. The best solution would be a red led but the sharpie has worked for me for several years and hasn't peeled off or faded.

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i was thinking of getting the red bulbs under the factory lenses just for a little difference.

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