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Ok so I finally got of my butt and got my Chrome tail Light Bezels and Chrome Fuel Door from Pentastar Parts today and i must say they look great!!

Big thanks to Pentastar Parts, as usual you have great stuff...i also picked up a nice camo Dodge Hat too..I just cant help myself!

So anyway, here is some pics of my Nitro now...let me know what you think!







 

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Nice!!!

Maybe some chrome Nerf Bars (tubular steps) and a bull bar for the front and you are complete.

Looks good.
 

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Missed these !!

Nice!!!

Maybe some chrome Nerf Bars (tubular steps) and a bull bar for the front and you are complete.

Looks good.
I think the chrome bug deflector, chrome rear door pillar cap,chrome/stainless door molding caps,chrome license plate frame,chrome tail pipe extender and chrome 3' rear Rhino bar were overlooked and if you have the gonads for it (I do not ) the chrome ram's head hood ornament .Otherwise your there .
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ok..all of what you said..I hate..lol sorry..but the bug deflector looks terrible and the chrome pillars look ewwwww, I have really dark tint so the black pillars are a must.

No way id put a rhino bar on mine, it will completly take away from the macho grille.

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ok..all of what you said..I hate..lol sorry..but the bug deflector looks terrible and the chrome pillars look ewwwww, I have really dark tint so the black pillars are a must.

No way id put a rhino bar on mine, it will completly take away from the macho grille.

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Jas... Hate to tell you this but the rhino bar plugs into the trailer hitch in the REAR !!:D
 

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how did u get the clear corners up front?
chrome door pillars, side vents, nerf bars would look even more MEGA chromed out!
I love it!
 

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ok..all of what you said..I hate..lol sorry..but the bug deflector looks terrible and the chrome pillars look ewwwww, I have really dark tint so the black pillars are a must.

No way id put a rhino bar on mine, it will completly take away from the macho grille.

Cheers
If the plastic pillar was painted (black or 2 match vehicle color)) I wouldn't mess w/ it. BUT since its that cheap looking plastic, I'd chrome it.
 

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If the plastic pillar was painted (black or 2 match vehicle color)) I wouldn't mess w/ it. BUT since its that cheap looking plastic, I'd chrome it.
how did u get the clear corners up front?
chrome door pillars, side vents, nerf bars would look even more MEGA chromed out!
I love it!
Hey 07 .I agree the rear door pillars need help. Shame the were not hidden inside .I also think they would look better painted 2 match. In chrome I think would be a lot like the gas fill door ,interrupting the square / hard lines of the Nitro.
The clear turn signal lights that you question are probably standard for the country in which the vehicle is sold. Notice the right hand steering wheel. Probably a Brit or Aussie edition. I believe these lights are illegal in most states in the U.S. I believe the reasoning behind this is the signal light is hidden within the headlight glare at night. Thus Amber to show up better .I think this reduced left turn head on night time collisions by 10/18 %.
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The clear turn signal lights that you question are probably standard for the country in which the vehicle is sold. Notice the right hand steering wheel. Probably a Brit or Aussie edition.
Jas is from Australia - ergo the "Oz" in his name... - and the link to the Australian Nitro forum in his sig :rolleyes:

I believe these lights are illegal in most states in the U.S. I believe the reasoning behind this is the signal light is hidden within the headlight glare at night. Thus Amber to show up better .I think this reduced left turn head on night time collisions by 10/18 %.
Roadie:D
Actually, clear side markers are legal here in the US as they contain an amber signal bulb (amber lenses contain a clear bulb) and thus light up amber just like markers with amber lenses. Personally I think putting amber marker lenses on a car just ruins the whole front - that is unless you have an orange car ;). I am currently working on getting the european headlight assembly for mine, problem is that they use different bulbs with different sockets/sizes!
Spotting the turn signal at night is just as tough no matter what kind of lens you got. Part of the reason for this is that there are idiots on the road who do not know how to turn off their high beams or have their headlights set too high!
The only way to stay safe when turning is to make sure you have time to cross the road before a car comes and assume that the other driver is an idiot and is sleeping/busy changing a cd or simply does not see you! Europan (and Australian for that matter) cars also have a marker light on the side on or just behind the front fenders which definately helps improve visibilty and this for sure is one of my next mods!

Sorry for the rant, I just get so frustrated on the roads sometimes: I work as a limo driver and see so many people that should have their licenses taken away! Every day I see at least one really serious accident (read: fatal!) waiting to happen or just barely being avoided - not counting numerous fender benders and minor mishaps - just due to drivers not paying attention or being too stupid to realize that there are other people on the road as well!

Again, sorry, but I always assume the worst!
 

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Fenrir.. I did a quick search and came up with some lengthy and confusing info regarding amber lights and legality's .First depending on where / by state,country or time of manufacture regulations vary greatly .So much so that it's to lengthy to get into without getting away from the subject here of max Chrome. But here goes a condensed version of what I read .Until 1960 most front turn signals emitted a white light and rear signals a red light. Amber turn signal lenses were voluntarily adopted by auto mfg. in the U.S. in 1963 although front turn signals were still permitted to emit a white light till act FMYSS108 took effect in 1968 model year. Red or amber rear turn signals are still permitted here in the U.S. but not so in many other places in the world. In U.S, studies done in early 1990's demonstrated " Amber lenses as turn signals are more discernible" Apart from what I found today I saw percentages of frontal left turn head on collisions reduced by as much as 18%. My conclusion from this tells me that in this case "Function over fashion is the safest Way to go " I do know that automobile laws vary greatly from state to state so I'm not about to make any blanket statements regarding what is legal where .I've lived in 7 different U.S. states and worked in inspection stations in Penna. and I do know this much. What some folks are driving around CA.,Fl. N.V.or N.Y won't pass inspection in Penna.or N.J.

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In U.S, studies done in early 1990's demonstrated " Amber lenses as turn signals are more discernible" Apart from what I found today I saw percentages of frontal left turn head on collisions reduced by as much as 18%.
I stand corrected. Thanks. - I'll still get my lights asap though. As I said, I always assume the worst and try to stay away from other drivers as much as possible.

I've lived in 7 different U.S. states and worked in inspection stations in Penna. and I do know this much. What some folks are driving around CA.,Fl. N.V.or N.Y won't pass inspection in Penna.or N.J.

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Thats for sure! Some of the cars I see on the roads here in Minn I could swear are held together by ducttape and gum!
 

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it's only illegal if u get caught:D
I've changed my corners to clear (w/ a blue bulb) on my truck and mustang in the past.
limo tint illegal
exhaust "
lights "
stereo "
 

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it's only illegal if u get caught:D
I've changed my corners to clear (w/ a blue bulb) on my truck and mustang in the past.
limo tint illegal
exhaust "
lights "
stereo "
07...Yes I agree that you can get away with many mods but at what risk. I've had blue lights in my grille,straight pipes directly off the headers,cat eye tail lights and smoke screen /flame thrower echo cans and right now I'm using off road lights on my Nitro (Illegal) But they were many moons ago when all you needed to avoid was the heat. Today is a different world. Modify any portion of the mandated safety requirements and you may well void a portion of ,if not all ,your insurance coverage. Imagine having an accident and your insurance adjuster tells you "Tough luck Buddy the repair bill of $ 10,000.00 is not covered " YIKES !!
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hi guys, yes im from Australia, we have clear corners, different front bumpers and a steering wheel on the correct side of the car lol


Our SXT Nitros here are basically the R/T without the motor, mine now has a Jet chip and is quicker than a R/T now anyway....basically the aussie Nitro got all the best bits thrown into 1 car ;)
 
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