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Old 10-23-2011, 02:09 PM
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Series II LED Tail Lights on a Series I

Can you put the 2010 tail lights on the 2005 model??

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Don't know yet, but there's some doubt as to whether the 2095 model will even have tail lights. Or wheels, for that matter.
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I think so. I'll post updates...
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Originally Posted by ebagwilson View Post
Can you put the 2010 tail lights on the 2005 model?
To answer your question, A basic/simple swap...NO.

Can it be done?,yes, there are a few Series 1 owners who have done the change-over, however modifications to the Rear Bumper Cover needs to be done, and even after this there are gaps or Tail Light protrusion...in other words it is not a clean or flush fit.

New S2 Tail Lamps are not cheap.

Search for LED Tail Lamps, located in Series 1 Forums, with pics of Yellow RX-8 with 09 LED Tail Lamps.

BTW: I edited your MY date from 2095 to 2005.
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This is a series 1 with a series 2 rear
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ha check out their other video. They just installed a prototype turbo.
As far as I know, they are actually respected members of these boards.
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Aw, Ash, it's not funny that way.
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Old 10-24-2011, 04:38 AM
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Haha my bad
And thanks for the info!
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I've done it to a few Pre-FL RX8's here in Msia.

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Opps, the FB link didn't work. Here's some other photos

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It looks like the bumper cover needs to be replaced along with the tail lights in order to make it fit flush.

My question is: are the electrical connections the same as on the S1 tail lights?
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clean!!
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With a good welding skills to modify the frame mounts, you can pull it off and keep the S1 bumper.
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i have a set of Series 2 tail lights and bumper for sale...
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i have a set of Series 2 tail lights and bumper for sale...
no you dont, im collecting monies..
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i have a set of Series 2 tail lights and bumper for sale...
how much?
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how much?
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With a good welding skills to modify the frame mounts, you can pull it off and keep the S1 bumper.
Which approach yields the cleaner fit and finish, modifying the frame mounts or swapping the bumper?
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The series 2 bumper..
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