Electrical & Lights Rear fog light - removing red insert to match reverse

Discussion in '7th Generation (2003-2008) [Acura TSX]' started by Jasper254, Thursday 9th Apr, 2015.

  1. Jasper254 Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Hi guys,

    As above, has anybody successfully removed the red insert on the rear fog to match the reverse light?
    Bought some decent Cree LEDs for the fog and reverse, but the fog one is slightly too long and presses against the red disc insert :thumbdown:
    Spent about half an hour with a heat gun trying to separate the assembly with no luck! Anyone got any tips?

    Ideal option would be to get the LHD version but I hear they're not cheap. Or buy a smaller LED haha!
     
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  2. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    I think there was one person. Need to rack my brains see if I can remember who it was.

    Do a search see if that brings anything up.
     
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  3. Jasper254 Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Nice one @SpeedyGee
    Any help will be appreciated. Did have a quick search but didn't find much...
     
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  4. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    I'm struggling to find it too but it does ring a bell though, I'm sure someone did do it.

    @Staff can anyone else remember ?
     
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  5. Nels Moderator Staff Team

    I can't recall it, but my memory is not what it used to be.
     
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  6. Jasper254 Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Cheers guys, somebody out there will know haha! After messing around yesterday I don't think it's an easy job..
     
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  7. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    I have done this on my tourer, just by a brand new LHD drive car cluster and job done, you can get JDM clusters as a set from Japan

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  8. Jasper254 Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    @Ichiban that's great! Where's the best place to get these from? That's exactly what I need.
     
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  10. NottsBiker Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

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    Would it be possible to pick up say a used european one from ebay?
     
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  11. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Pretty much the JDM's however have a slight black hew to them which our EU cluster don't have.
     
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  12. NottsBiker Top Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

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    Would that mean that you could fit a used euro one and it would match what the UK cars have stock?

    Obviously smoked JDM-ness would be cooler but I was thinking of a way to keep the OP's costs down a tad :Wink:
     
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  13. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Yes you are correct.
     
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  14. Jasper254 Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Awesome, thanks for your help! Not cheap haha, definitely something I'll keep an eye out for on eBay though. I'll put the old lamp back in for now until something crops up - the fog being LED isn't a massive deal, it rarely gets used anyway!
     
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  15. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Keep us posted what you do mate.