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Old 01-07-2019, 06:49 PM
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Default Value of tail lights with cracked tabs?

Hi guys,

Just replaced my smoked OEM lights with some new OEM ones. the top tabs have cracked on them, I know some people re-craft some tabs, but what's a fair price to ask for smoked OEM tails with the top tabs cracked off?
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Old 01-08-2019, 03:40 AM
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If they can be used and mounted securely with lightsavers, they have some decent value, assuming they don't have microcracks on the lenses themselves.

Are they smoked with spray-on tint, film or are they non oem?

https://www.pelicanparts.com/catalog...ight-Saver.htm
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Old 01-08-2019, 02:04 PM
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are there cracks in the lenses?
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Old 01-08-2019, 02:06 PM
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$0.00
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Old 01-08-2019, 02:10 PM
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Considering how much the micro-cracks bother OCD Porsche owners, if they don't have any micro-cracks, they're worth > $0.
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Old 01-08-2019, 02:31 PM
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Originally Posted by manimal View Post
Considering how much the micro-cracks bother OCD Porsche owners, if they don't have any micro-cracks, they're worth > $0.
yeap, hence my question
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Old 01-08-2019, 02:45 PM
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Originally Posted by manimal View Post
Considering how much the micro-cracks bother OCD Porsche owners, if they don't have any micro-cracks, they're worth > $0.
Do you think micro-cracks in tail light lens "bother" people who are not OCD? Is wanting things to look nice always an OCD indicator?
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Old 01-08-2019, 02:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Dock View Post
Do you think micro-cracks in tail light lens "bother" people who are not OCD? Is wanting things to look nice always an OCD indicator?
Perhaps, but the best indicator is posts like these.
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Originally Posted by manimal View Post
Perhaps, but the best indicator is posts like these.
Some people have a higher degree of attention to detail and elevated personal standards. This does not mean they suffer from OCD.
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Old 01-08-2019, 03:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Dock View Post
Some people have a higher degree of attention to detail and elevated personal standards. This does not mean they suffer from OCD.
Or maybe they do.
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At times like these I miss NelsonTod. He was funny.
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Old 01-08-2019, 05:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Carlo_Carrera View Post
Or maybe they do.
The behavior of someone simply caring about the way their things look would never by itself rise to the level of an OCD diagnosis.
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Old 01-08-2019, 05:56 PM
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I was trying to be tongue-in-cheek. I think it's safe to say that all of us here are pretty obsessive about our cars and I do not consider that an insult.
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Originally Posted by manimal View Post
I was trying to be tongue-in-cheek. I think it's safe to say that all of us here are pretty obsessive about our cars and I do not consider that an insult.
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Originally Posted by Dock View Post
The behavior of someone simply caring about the way their things look would never by itself rise to the level of an OCD diagnosis.
I was joking, it is all in the eye of the beholder. I would not run taillights with cracked lenses but I also have OCD with some things.
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