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Since tail lights seems to be a recurring theme lately......

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Jasonic, Jan 20, 2004.

  1. Jasonic
    Joined: Feb 21, 2003
    Posts: 259


    I am in the middle of doing body work on the Rivi and can't for the life of me figure out what taillights to use. Anyone out there have any good ideas for tail lights to go on a 64 Riviera? I have come up with a couple of off the wall ideas but wanted to get some input.
  2. DrJ
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
    Posts: 9,418


    Change just for change sake alone is wrong.
    If it ain't broke, don't try to fix it. You'll just end up screwin it up.
    Rivi's are almost "done" from the factory.
    Just shave the handles, locks and name badges, lower it on some Supremes or Buick Skylark wire wheels, paint it shiny and cool and drive it.
    Leave the lights alone.
  3. buzzard
    Joined: Apr 20, 2001
    Posts: 4,335

    Alliance Member

    I agree with DrJ in that the Rivi's don't need much, but the taillights are pretty gaudy. They look kinda like an afterthought in '64.

    I'd say the best bet would be a '65 bumper with the taillights in the bumper.
  4. Donzie
    Joined: Aug 9, 2001
    Posts: 2,779


    I really don't mind the taillights but I'm not crazy about the fancy R and vertical bars. What about just making some new lenses? Subtle but effective.

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  5. james
    Joined: May 18, 2001
    Posts: 1,064


    What about taking the back up lights near the tag and making them seperate lights for brake, turn, etc. Small, but effective. Use LEDs if you're worried about visability.
  6. Tim
    Joined: Mar 2, 2001
    Posts: 13,134

    from KCMO

    hows this?

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  7. Evilfordcoupe™
    Joined: May 22, 2001
    Posts: 1,820


    I think some new VESPA ET4 taillights would look perfect then you can use one of the stock Rivi taillights and put it in the back window for a 3rd brakelight.

  8. Jasonic
    Joined: Feb 21, 2003
    Posts: 259


    Jason, I already thought about the ET4 tail lights, they almost work. Tim & Donzie thanks for the ideas. I might just give those a shot.

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