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Hello, I am new :D

I just bought my 2005 Madza sport GT hatchback today. Yipee! Love it already!

The only thing I don't like is the colour of the tail lights. They have the orange and red in them. I really don't like them :( I didn't realize that the '05 are different than the '06 and '07 tail lights.

Is there anyway I can change them? Where can I buy new ones? I live in Vancouver, Canada.

Thank you very much!
 

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congrats on teh car and welcome to the forums...

if I had a black 3, i might actually prefer the old tails...they kinda 'pop' for the right color...
 

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Mine is the Titanium silver colour.........too bad I am so picky! LOL

Here is a pic

Thx!
 

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You can buy the led tail lights from the sponsor, which is fairly priced, or from the dealer, which we all know is ridiculously priced. You're thinkiing you like the factory installed led tail lights that are completely clear right? I have those on my car and love em. Dealer and some online sites carry them, including our sponsor.
 

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I got a quote from the dealership for $650 plus install.

They said they are $350 plus I would have to buy new wiring?

Is that a good deal?

Also, are the headlights different from the '05 to the '06 too?

Thx so much :D

(who is the sponser, and how can I get a hold of he/she?.... Can't find) Man I am blonde!
 

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hang loose until one of the sponsors asks you to PM them (don't pay that until they give you a price).

i don't know the going price but i do know you don't want to pay book price.

I think Steve at Ron Tonka Mazda gives a very generous discount to most things that are popular so at least get a price from him.
 

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Sweet......thx! I will check that out.

I really don't want to give my dealership anymore money.....apparently I got riped off :(

Sucks being a girl!
 

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maybe for buying a car, but i dunno about the rest...lol

i was going to say you should have taken your dad,uncke,boyfriend with you, but i'm firmly against giving advice that's too late.

if you paid a bunch for an extended warranty, you can get that back though, sometimes...
 

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No, i didn't buy any extra's, but I paid WAY more for my car than I should have. I found out after the deal that they got the car from a Mazda dealership 20 mins away, and they were asking $2000 less than my dealership. These cars are SO popular in my area, it is very hard to find one.
Oh well, I still love it!
 

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well, good luck with the tails. i think there's a place in san diego (also a sponsor) who makes aftermarket LEDs, so that's another option. I wish i could help more, but i like mine as is. :D

if this was earlier, you would have more responses by now. i think everyone is out and about.
 

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i did a qwik search of http://www.tonkinpartsonline.com/ and it looks like ~$300 for the 06 tails, but there my be a new harness and other stuff. there are probably some how-to's with pictures in the mod's section.

look around, there's a lot of help in the "stickies" at the top of each section.
 

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de nada, that's why were here. :D

here's one of the aftermaket choices:
http://www.xenonexpert.com/ledtaillights.html

i'd post in the mods section if you don't get real answers from members who've done it, even if it takes til monday (the sponsors might not be online, i wouldn't).

anyways, i'm ptaching servers so you're helping me kill time.
 
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