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Posted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 4:41 pm 
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Does anybody know if the EF tail lights fit onto/replace the EL tail lights?
Because on ebay some sellers are claiming they fit EF/EL and some only saying EF. Just wondering if anyone knows 100%
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Posted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 4:49 pm 
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Yes, they are the same. Only the indicator lense is different.

 

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Posted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 4:54 pm 
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ahk thanks, so does that mean u have to change any wiring/globes or anything?
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Posted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 4:54 pm 
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Make sure you get the EF globes too, because the EL ones won't fit

 

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Posted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 5:09 pm 
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How many globes do u need? and where from? how much roughly? thanks
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Posted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 7:01 pm 
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How many globes do u need? and where from? how much roughly? thanks
3 per side..

a reverse..
side indicator..
and brake globe...

and housing is identical.. just the lense is different... EF looks better though! 8-)

 

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Posted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 7:39 pm 
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Its only the indicator bulbs that is different is it not?

 

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Posted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 10:15 pm 
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It was a while ago now i changed them, i just remember that i couldn't insert the EL globe/s into the EF tail light. The little bayonet setup on the globe is offset on one model (not sure if it's EF or EL), and straight on the other.

I can't remember if it was just the indicator which was different with absolute certainty, but i think you're right twason.

 

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Posted: Wed Apr 23, 2008 10:42 pm 
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Yes its only the indicator bulb thats different.
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Posted: Thu Apr 24, 2008 12:02 am 
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you can buy amber globes now in straight pin or offset pin,i fitted ef taillights to my el.saves changing the bulb sockets over. think the globe part numbers were 1156d and 1156s for the 2 different styles
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Posted: Thu Apr 24, 2008 1:03 am 
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you can buy amber globes now in straight pin or offset pin,i fitted ef taillights to my el.saves changing the bulb sockets over. think the globe part numbers were 1156d and 1156s for the 2 different styles




Thanks 4 the info, i saw ur gallery with the pictures of taillights. So which style do u need for an EL straight or offset? and which part number?
Where can you get the amber globes from to do this change?
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Posted: Thu Apr 24, 2008 7:27 pm 
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hi,i just checked my lights, EL use straight pins on the rear indicator globes with the EF lenses. globes are ba15s, repco sell them around $3 a pair or $6 for a box of 10 .
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