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Old May 5th 2005, 22:59
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Third Brake light

WHo makes a nice looking third brake light for the bugs?
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Old May 6th 2005, 09:18
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I picked up an LED light bar that sits inside the rear window. I got it from AutoZone.
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Old May 9th 2005, 18:14
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I too want to get a third brake light and add this-
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Old May 9th 2005, 21:12
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I got mine from JC Whitney. Not the best quality, but I drive a '58 everyday and wanted to give a bit more warning to followers. I also had to build an extension out of wood to make it tall enough...
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Old May 10th 2005, 10:13
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These may be a little spendy but they look nice.

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Old May 10th 2005, 17:31
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Those are pricey but I like the idea.
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Old May 10th 2005, 18:19
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my dad uses one of those on his speedster. very good quality.
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Old May 12th 2005, 02:34
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I'll vouch for the Lereyn and pulser. With tinted rear window, you can't see the light strip until the LED's fire. The Lereyn LED strip needs to be heated with a heat gun to adjust the angle so its horizontal when installed in the top beading of the rear window. The pulser is a great attention getter, especially with a fast illuminating LED strip. If you can stop on a dime, both are a great insurance policy.
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Old May 18th 2005, 14:15
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anyone see one made so it shines through the rear engine vent? or is this a bad idea, because of flow?
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Old May 18th 2005, 17:22
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Yes, I've seen one that was build in the vents under the backwindow. (you have to cut out some metal to even get there.) It was an dutch bug who was driving in front of me at Keverzomerfestijn (2003).

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Old May 18th 2005, 18:28
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anyone see one made so it shines through the rear engine vent? or is this a bad idea, because of flow?
I too thought about this, but the hassle to get it in there wouldn't be worth it.
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Old May 19th 2005, 02:48
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im putting one in my bug, ill post pics when ive finished
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Old May 19th 2005, 09:58
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I've seen this done without cutting. You just have to find a light slim enough to pass through the vents then fish it through with long screw drivers to your mounting spot.
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its taken me a while to take some pics but here is my bug




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Barls,

That is a neat idea! But how did you get it in there?
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