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Offline LWS78SE

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'78 tail lamp bezels
« on: July 11, 2009, 04:54:27 PM »
Hey guys ,I have another newbie question. I searched the site for it but had no returns. What is the correct color code for the rear taillight bezels. I know in 78 they went to black, but what color? Gloss or semi-gloss? One car looks glossy, the other looks like a satin finish.  :-\
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Re: '78 tail lamp bezels
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2009, 10:50:32 PM »
I used a satin gloss (Semi-Gloss) then a clear coated mine. I like the finished product..
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Re: '78 tail lamp bezels
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2009, 01:58:11 AM »
I really like how your T/A looks rarebird

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Re: '78 tail lamp bezels
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2009, 03:54:28 PM »
I really like how your T/A looks rarebird

Thanks, Anderson0741. Its came a long way from the day I bought it in 2001
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Re: '78 tail lamp bezels
« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2009, 05:25:08 PM »
Do you have before pictures

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Re: '78 tail lamp bezels
« Reply #5 on: July 13, 2009, 05:52:08 PM »
Do you have before pictures


   I would like to see them also.
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Re: '78 tail lamp bezels
« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2009, 06:23:08 PM »
This was taken the day I bought it March 18,2001. there was no console, the door panels were heavily worn, the dash was severly cracked, carpet was tathered, and head liner was just a sheet of cardboard cut to match the original, exhaust was shot, Fender flares missing, none of the gauges worked. I wasnt even sure it was a numbers matching car at that point until doing my homework...  
 sorry for the quality.

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Re: '78 tail lamp bezels
« Reply #7 on: July 13, 2009, 07:49:18 PM »
wow. Outstanding. Thats alot of work
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Re: '78 tail lamp bezels
« Reply #8 on: July 13, 2009, 09:54:41 PM »
Yeah ha sounds similar to my TA.