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    Can anybody tell me (by looking at the pic below) whether my 3rd brake light is the smoked SRI or the standard white one? Probably a stupid question but i've seen other SRI's on here with darker tinted 3rd brake lights and mine doesn't look very dark





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    It does look like the white one instead of the tinted one.............

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    How much are they from Vauxhall? I've heard they are a pain to fit though

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    Quote Originally Posted by parsco View Post
    How much are they from Vauxhall? I've heard they are a pain to fit though

    IIRC they are about £35-£40 some are a pain but you wont know untill you remove your rear cover,if your lucky you will be able to see the torx screws and undo if not it will be enclosed and you will have to drill 2 holes to get at screws or try with fueler gauges on the outside of the light to depress the catches.
    I broke mine in the end

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    I was quoted £45 at Brindley vx Cannock

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    Looks like the clear one to me, the standard one is red. They are £40 from dealers. If you decide to change it to the smoked one here's a thread which will help. http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=56560. The part numbers are in the Mofifying - part numbers section http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=16003

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    clear one m8, i would wait till one comes up breaking on ebay and get it for a tenner

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    These are sought after, when I looked on ebay they were going for silly money, well in excess of the dealers price, then there's postage. You may be lucky and get one cheap - good luck.

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    I'd try one of the covers off ebay for a few quid and if your'e not happy with that then think about changing the light.

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    I'm confused as to why mine is clear? I thought all the SRI's where supposed to have the smoked one

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