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its a no brainer money maker... any vendor out there planing this? been moding cars for a while and it seems this is one of the first things to come out, always gives the car a cleaner look even with amber or yellow bulbs...just curious....?
 

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I have to admit that clear would make it look a bit better. It may show up more so on some colors. In person though, I have to admit -- it was barely noticible on the Chili-pepper red.
 

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It is on one of the cars in one of the promo pictures...



Should be easy enough for APC to make...
 

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Clear wiuld be awesome. I will be blacking mine out when I get my sky, however, blackout paint looks much beter on clear then amber, but the black out will still be better then the amber.
 

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I am hoping that someone will make THE BLACKOUT COVERS... just like i have had with my other GM cars in the past...... but.... somehow there has to be a better way to affix them...... PEOPLE KEPT STEALING MINE OFF MY GRAND AM GT..... ugh...... SkyBaby-07
 

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potential clear lenses candidate...

I know that this is an old thread and I'm not sure if there's any interest still. But, I'm a supporting vendor on the Sol side and am in the process of receiving our first prototype part of the clear lenses from the manufacturer for the front side marker lights. Here's the original thread on the sol forum:

Clear side marker lights - Pontiac Solstice Forum

By the way it looks, it appears that both the sky and sol share quite a few things to save on costs for the manufacturer including these marker lights. If this is true, then what I will be offering to the sol community will be offered to the sky as well regarding clear marker lights.

I'm expecting two sets this week, one with a white housing and the other with a black housing. The pics I've attached are of the white housing version and appears to be in pretty good quality. But I will do the final inspection and installation on my sol and will post results this upcoming week. If things look and fit perfectly, then I will try to get together with a local sky owner to see if I can try these lenses on their sky just to verify fitment. If that passes, then it will be offered to the sky community on my site. Let me know if there's still interest here on this side. Here are the pics:



 

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Now that I am at home and can view them... very nice. Look like they will do the job. :thumbs:
 

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looks great here im sold
 

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I am in for one of the 2, I need to see them first, I wrote in on the SOl Side!!! :cheers:

Plus I will get a clear set for my dad's white SKY!!
 

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I am thinking the only difference is the backing... the lens itself will be clear for both the black and white. Also don't think there will be both... correct me if I am wrong SOLster.

The choice I think should be white... or if they can do an off white, even better. Black will absorb the light.

The S-Series clear lenses were an off white inside with a silver foil covering on the back.
 

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I think you'll sell alot of these here to sky owners.

Does your supplier do tail lights?

If a vendor would come up with some nice looking tail lights these would reallly sell! :thumbs:
 

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It is on one of the cars in one of the promo pictures...



Should be easy enough for APC to make...
For the Plebes who really don't know anything about anything...if u notice on the concept car...where your chicklet is...take a look at the concept badging...:thumbs: This is just a bit of history for those who came later..
 

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I am thinking the only difference is the backing... the lens itself will be clear for both the black and white. Also don't think there will be both... correct me if I am wrong SOLster.QUOTE]

Yes, you are correct, sir. The front lenses will be clear while the housing will either be white or black. However, I do believe this manufacturer can produce the lenses in a smoked color and the housings in silver. Just don't know what the upcharge for each modification would be. When things are finished prototyping, I'll get the list of prices with each different combo (housing color/lens color) and put them on my site so you can make the choice.

I haven't investigated actually physically removing these marker lights. And I'm not sure whether you have to remove the bumper cover to replace them or not. I can't imagine having to actually remove the bumper to change bulbs. Anyone with experience want to input here?
 

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I think you'll sell alot of these here to sky owners.

Does your supplier do tail lights?

If a vendor would come up with some nice looking tail lights these would reallly sell! :thumbs:
Yes, I believe they can produce both the sky's and sol's tail lights in clear/smoked. This would also include the 3rd brake light as well.

I'll be sending over a set of sol tail lights in the near future to get them to prototype a clear/smoked version and if the results are excellent, I'll follow up with the sky's. I'll keep you all posted when things get going. But for now, I'm waiting for these marker lights to come in. Let me know if you have questions. Thanks.
 

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I'll be sending over a set of sol tail lights in the near future to get them to prototype a clear/smoked version and if the results are excellent, I'll follow up with the sky's. I'll keep you all posted when things get going. But for now, I'm waiting for these marker lights to come in. Let me know if you have questions. Thanks.
Do you know if the company makes euro/altezza style tails... and if they have any with the embedded LEDs??? I will post and/or pm you a picture of a style I think would work well... once I get home from work and am actually able to really surf the net.
 

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I will be in for a set of the clear corners when they come out. Huge improvement on the looks of the front of the Sky. Plus I'd also like to see what the tail lights that come out look like.
 

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Update...

Just got an e-mail from my manufacturer this morning:

I sent 4 sets of lenses, one clear lens on white housings, one clear lens on silver housings, one clear lens on black housings and one smoked lens on black housings. I can do any color lens or housings you want. They've also just come out with a new transparent additive for my resin which will make the lenses glow under a black light. I don't know if there would be any demand for that, but its an option.

So, let me know if there's a demand on the last option too. These lenses are scheduled to come in this Thursday to my work address. Unfortunately, I'll be out of town on Thurs. and Fri. So I won't be able to get these lenses til the following Monday. :banghead:

Anyways, I'll post pics of everything before and after installation of each version. Thanks.
 

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I'm interested, too.
 
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