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Ideas for 59 F100 tail lights

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Chopperrides, Mar 22, 2010.

  1. Chopperrides
    Joined: Mar 20, 2010
    Posts: 139

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    My truck is painted and someone stole my tail lights while it was apart. I am trying to figure out what to use that is pretty much a bolt in. I really don't want to paint it again. I had a friend accidentally back it into a fence already.
    It's about 4 1/2" Diameter. The one's I had were unknown but not stock. I really don't want to go stock on it. Thanks.

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  2. magsnubby
    Joined: Feb 7, 2007
    Posts: 486

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    from Fresno,Ca

    Here's what i did on my T-Bucket. I epoxied '61 Chevy lenses to generic trailer lights.
     

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  3. davis574ord
    Joined: May 21, 2009
    Posts: 785

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    How about cuttin down some 57 ford car tail lights just use the bullet in the middle you skould have enough left to drill mount holes in them good luck just an idea!
     
  4. LIL.TIMMYUser Name
    Joined: Jan 30, 2009
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    i mess with a lot of these trucks. looks like the hole is still the stock configuration. just get the basic pick-up / early van / breadtruck taillight buckets and use whatever lenses you like. the stock lenses use 2 screws, but it's a nice flat flange, ez to modify.
     

  5. A Signalstat turn signal lens fits the original bucket, front and rear are the same size. Drill holes for screws or stick it in with silicone.
     
  6. johnboy13
    Joined: May 1, 2007
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    Here's mine, 58 Dodge Coronet

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  7. tommy
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
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    My buddy used the repro 50 Pontiac tail lights in his 59. They fit great...available with blue dots.
     
  8. Barn-core
    Joined: Jan 26, 2004
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    X2 for the '50 Pontiac tails, they look great on these trucks.
     
  9. Chopperrides
    Joined: Mar 20, 2010
    Posts: 139

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    Thanks I ended up wit 50 Pontiac with blue dots.
     
  10. Gearhead Graphics
    Joined: Oct 4, 2008
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    Gearhead Graphics
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    from Denver Co

    Looks good Allen... I'll have to bring my newest toy by your shop sometime...
     
  11. barnescole
    Joined: Dec 2, 2008
    Posts: 138

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