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Old 01-27-2008, 07:44 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Dane-ger View Post
The solution I was thinking of would be to eliminate the light cover that bulges out and instead have a flat piece of that transparent plastic attached to the outside of the car body, and the bulk of the light housing would be on the inside of the body.
I did consider something like that, but
a) it looked like too much work, and
b) I want a turn signal visible from as many angles as possible, so I like that it stays sticking out.

Of course, you could do both, eliminate it and smooth over, then use the existing requirement of a mirror that sticks out by buying an aftermarket mirror/indicator combo. On second thought, that won't work if you remove your passenger side mirror, where it is legal to do so in a lot of places.

I suspect that by boattailing, you'd get 90% of the benefit of smoothing over anyway.
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