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Old 07-15-2005, 11:27 PM   #1
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300zx JDM tail lights CA legal?

I was just wondering if the JDM rear lights (for the '94 300zx) are CA legal, seeming as the origional yellow turn signals are replaced with white (looking) ones. Now im not sure if they are white colored and light up yellow. I was just wondering if there was a good source to verify these laws, ive already tried at the california DMV website, it took too long for me to find anything. If anyone knows, it would be helpful. Also, im planning on changing out the front turn signals as well, making them clear instead of yellow. Im pretty sure that they are legal, because the bulbs themselves are yellow, its just the plastic thats clear. Any help is appriciated. Also, sorry if this has been posted before.

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JDM lights: http://www.courtesyparts.com/Merchan...l-lights03.jpg

OEM:
http://www.showketdesign.com/auto/ar...anel%20003.jpg
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Old 07-15-2005, 11:39 PM   #2
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Im pretty sure they would be. But I dont know. I dont live in California.
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Old 07-15-2005, 11:41 PM   #3
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heh

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Old 07-16-2005, 01:50 AM   #4
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Iwas to understand that everything JDM is illegal except their motors. But that is just what u heard
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Old 07-16-2005, 03:33 AM   #5
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uhhh i really dont think thats right...
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Old 07-17-2005, 07:07 PM   #6
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a little off topic, but i have a JDM gauge cluster for a 300zx TT... if you wanna buy it... i dont have a z for it to go into so, im trying to sell it
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Old 07-17-2005, 07:59 PM   #7
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TO ANSWER THE QUESTION:

Yes, they would be. Brake lights have to be red and turn signals have to be amber (and for mathew, or red). But plenty of people change this, if you get an a-hole cop then he might give you a ticket. But if you get pulled over for speeding or reckless driving or something, I doubt hes going to be looking at your tailights.
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Old 07-17-2005, 08:18 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by Zalight
TO ANSWER THE QUESTION:

Yes, they would be. Brake lights have to be red and turn signals have to be amber. But plenty of people change this, if you get an a-hole cop then he might give you a ticket. But if you get pulled over for speeding or reckless driving or something, I doubt hes going to be looking at your tailights.

Turn signals don't have to be amber, they can be red too. There's still new cars coming out with red turn signals.
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heh.....thanks? Killswitch rocks!
Yes they do...yeesss they do
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Old 07-17-2005, 10:11 PM   #10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Zalight
TO ANSWER THE QUESTION:

Yes, they would be. Brake lights have to be red and turn signals have to be amber (and for mathew, or red). But plenty of people change this, if you get an a-hole cop then he might give you a ticket. But if you get pulled over for speeding or reckless driving or something, I doubt hes going to be looking at your tailights.

Well the brake lights ARE red, and im not sure but i thought that even though the lights apear clear, they may light up amber. There seems to be a bunch of people that use these JDM lights, and none say that they are illegal, although they dont say that they are legal either. Thanks for the answer.

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a little off topic, but i have a JDM gauge cluster for a 300zx TT... if you wanna buy it... i dont have a z for it to go into so, im trying to sell it

Right, i dont think im interested in those, i like my MPH thanks anyways.
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