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2008-2013 Cadillac CTS Appearance Mods Discussion, Clear Tail Lamps pics included in Cadillac CTS Second Generation Forum - 2008-2013; My clear tail lamp package arrived today. I couldn't wait any longer, so I changed them out right away. See ...
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    Clear Tail Lamps pics included

    My clear tail lamp package arrived today. I couldn't wait any longer, so I changed them out right away. See before and after pics below. It's a pretty easy install...took about 1 1/2 hrs. If you decide on this mod, I would be happy to walk you through the install. The kit was purchased from Lindsay for about $650 including shipping. Great price! Thanks Luke!

    I'll try to take some better pics tomorrow.
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    Re: Clear Tail Lamps pics included

    Nice looking mod and a great job. 1 1/2 hour install time is not bad at all

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    Re: Clear Tail Lamps pics included

    I think the clear lamps look great on the dark colors (like the OP's black and especially on the Crystal Red since the red lenses provide no contrast). However, for my White Diamond I prefer the contrast that the red lamps provide.

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    Re: Clear Tail Lamps pics included

    I agree with you Zmurgy. I've seen a white car with clear tail lamps and it didn't look too good.

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    Re: Clear Tail Lamps pics included

    tint em now

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    Re: Clear Tail Lamps pics included

    handsome azn rules style there

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    Re: Clear Tail Lamps pics included

    looks sweet... I agree with Urbanski, a slight tint would make it look sick!

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    Re: Clear Tail Lamps pics included

    I did a little photoshop just in case you wanted to see how your taillights would look like if it was tinted. Looks pretty nice but I'm just not a fan of clear taillight. But nice mod.

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    Re: Clear Tail Lamps pics included

    I like the before better.

    I should correct that. I like LED's and the clearness. I don't like the chrome. I agree with Tony below me, I'd buy some LED's for my 05 if they were avail too (without chrome).

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    Re: Clear Tail Lamps pics included

    That looks ridiculously good on a Black car.

    If someone would make clear LED taillights for a Gen. 1 CTS, I'd put them on my Black V in a heartbeat.

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    Re: Clear Tail Lamps pics included

    Cool! How about a profile shot so we can see how the clear looks from the side. Thanks for the pics!

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    Re: Clear Tail Lamps pics included

    I really like the clear too. I bet they would look good on thunder gray. When you say easy install...would you say smooth sailing or some swearing necessary? I would be interested in how you did it...but I guess I should actually get the car first. 4 days and counting! Can't wait.
    I will revisit this topic again. Nice job and thanks for the inspiration.

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    Re: Clear Tail Lamps pics included

    Looks sweet. I wish I waited to put my stupid spoiler on, now I'm stuck for a while.

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    Re: Clear Tail Lamps pics included

    Quote Originally Posted by ngiardina View Post
    Looks sweet. I wish I waited to put my stupid spoiler on, now I'm stuck for a while.

    nick I feel the same way! I am DIGGING the look with them smoked also... It looks even more like a precision-oriented machine/transformer. awesome job! Way to lead the pack!

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    Re: Clear Tail Lamps pics included

    I like the chopped tinted appearance, courtesy Endo.

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