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Old 12-25-2018, 03:46 PM
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Some 965 turbos have rear screen mounted 3rd brakelights are these an optional extra
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Old 12-27-2018, 11:33 AM
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Originally Posted by 911 2 View Post
Some 965 turbos have rear screen mounted 3rd brakelights are these an optional extra
Added for the U.S. market.
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Old 12-29-2018, 08:46 PM
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Starting in 1986, all US and Canada cars had to have 3rd. brake light.

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Old 12-30-2018, 03:07 PM
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they really look well on the 965 turbo
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Old 01-03-2019, 10:00 AM
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they really look well on the 965 turbo
You really think so?
The cyclops does a good job to block the view of what is a very small window to start with. Try looking for a cop when you out hooning it up.
The 993 integrated spoiler/brake light is a much more elegant solution.
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Old 01-03-2019, 10:16 AM
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I like the way it looks it prob does block the rear screen slightly but i have got use to it, cops cant catch me lol they needed three cars to pull me over lol its called harassment
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Old 01-12-2019, 09:55 PM
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The 1989 Carrera 3.2's had the same light mounted at the base of the windscreen. IMO a much better location.
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Old 01-14-2019, 12:05 PM
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Originally Posted by cobalt View Post
The 1989 Carrera 3.2's had the same light mounted at the base of the windscreen. IMO a much better location.
Except that the Turbo had that periscope light, I think?
The one I'm referring to is the light that sat up in the recess of the back window near the roof, in the space that used to be the exhaust vent are for the interior on the previous generations of 911.
The problem becomes that to really have it look correct, one would need the RS rear glass that doesn't have the bonded black CHMSL (Center High Mounted Stop Lamp, the technical term used to describe a 3rd brake light, in case anyone was wondering ) surround on it.
See attached picture:

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Old 01-15-2019, 06:01 PM
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I like the cyclops light because it dates the car well to its era. I installed convex mirror glasses (standard on euro cars) which helps with smokey bear sighting/general visibility.

ps, our cars are turning 25 and I just had mine switched to a classic policy at State Farm. Save some $ and let your carrier know.
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