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Old 01-01-2010, 03:10 PM
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Default After market headlights/taillights

Hey all, first time poster. I just got a 2009 Vista Blue Sport. I'm thinking of putting in new headlights and taillights, but not sure how they'll look.

Does anyone know of a gallery of Rangers with after market headlights so I can get an idea?

Also any suggestions of companies I should use?

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Old 01-01-2010, 03:23 PM
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Only two styles really of aftermarket head lights

Black headlights which can be done at home or bought on ebay




One Piece Projector halo style$175.00 - $220.00 dollars on ebay



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Old 01-01-2010, 03:31 PM
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Halo lights at night

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Old 01-01-2010, 03:39 PM
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Very nice, thanks for the pictures. How do you guys think this will look on a Vista Blue? That's my main concern.

Black lights look good on Red, Yellow, White, etc. being contrasting colors...but I'm just not sure about blue.

What are your opinions on LED taillights? Any drawbacks?

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No draw backs on LED tails

I actually have L1224R led bulbs in my stock 06 taillights they are freaking bright. JP7 is selling some more set
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Old 01-01-2010, 03:48 PM
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Very nice, thanks for the pictures. How do you guys think this will look on a Vista Blue? That's my main concern.

Black lights look good on Red, Yellow, White, etc. being contrasting colors...but I'm just not sure about blue.

What are your opinions on LED taillights? Any drawbacks?

Thanks again!

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Vista blue with black headlights

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Here is a thread I made on my install for the L1224R

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I'm really tempted to get the L1224R's lol
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Vista blue with black headlights
Nice man, looks pretty good. Actually a little better than I thought it would. Do you have stock tail lights in those? Curious what aftermarket tails look like.
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I'm really tempted to get the L1224R's lol
yes billy, you need them
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Last question, then I'll let this thread die, lol.

I think I'm gonna go with the Halo lights that STL posted, what would be a good looking style of tail lights to go with it? Something that compliments it well and doesn't look all F'n weird. Having a hell of a time just finding black euro style tail lights for any Ranger post-2000
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I'm running smoked led tails, and I love the way they look, not ricey and "euro".





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I'm running smoked led tails, and I love the way they look, not ricey and "euro".
Yeah, I'm really thinking that's where I'll end up. I don't dig any of the euro/black casing tail lights I've seen.

I'm just worried about something that will flow nicely with black casing headlights. Do you have a close up of those tail lights? Do you know of a "how to" thread for the smoked out tail lights? I'm sure it's pretty simple, but just so I don't over look anything, lol.
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My tails are E-bay specials, as far as how too, remove old light, plug in new light, and done.





and then to complete the look, I used this 3rd brake light:

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