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Tail Light Guards

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Metrodps, Jan 14, 2007.

  1. Metrodps

    Metrodps Strange but nice guy Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    Ok I have been searching for a set of tail light guards on internet and can't find any except the plastic cover type. What I want are like this in picture.

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    Anyone make them or know where I can get them for the full size 1987 Blazer? Or can some one make them without needing my whohas?
     
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  2. colbystephens

    colbystephens 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    are you intending for this to be a product which actually protects your lights? if so, you might be better off just picking up some extra tail light lenses, because i doubt there would be a "bolt-in" type product that would truly protect your lenses. I think that in any situation where you're going to be ruining tail light housings, it would just rip off any guard with it (i'm assuming these just screw into the light housing).
     
  3. Metrodps

    Metrodps Strange but nice guy Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    I am thinking more urban than trail. My family has hit my truck three times in the last year. Got one shopping cart into gas can so it is kinda for urban protection not for trail use.
     
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    I looked at some of those and decided that they would just be one more thing in the way when I needed to put a new lens in. They honestly look way too thin to actually protect anything.
     
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    IGOR 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    I had some of those on my 75 Chevy pickup. I was definitely in the minority - but I thought they looked good - check out my link in my signature for pictures. I was "BLING KING" at work for awhile - never heard the end of it!

    The ones I had were Smittybilt - and were Stainless - they weren't for a Chevy - they were for something else - can't recall right now...
     
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    IMHO, those are not gonna provide protection ... just dink up the sheetmetal around 'em.

    The tail lights are cheap, and are Lexan, so by the time THEY break, other bad things are gonna happen.

    -- A
     
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    I agree you're better off just buying new TL's if they get broke. They may never get broke, so you may never have to pay anything... with guards, you're for sure out some money.. and they may or may not protect anything.

    If it's just for looks.. well then I guess that's another story.
     
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    Metrodps Strange but nice guy Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    OK you guys made sense :bow: no guards Thanks for input.
     
  9. K5-newf

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    Why not make a set or cut up a old shopping cart.
     

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