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I sold the parts off to a local abarth owner but ill make another set soon. As you can see in the picture you can shave down the faux cover and use plastic weld. When shaving you'll need to slightly shave down one if the sides if the clip that's towards the wheel. Sand down the plastic part and paint. After it that it clips back down and you'll wire it to your turn signal lights. Make sure you get the ND Led signals and not the one that uses the halogen bulbs. The faux part close $18-20 each and the rear led cost $25-35 for a set. I would only use smoked/blacked to hide the imperfections.
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Okay, my dumb question for the day. Since the front light should theoretically be yellow, and I don't think you can get into Abarth rear units to swap them from red.... were you using an MX-5 front yellow led to fit into the front faux vent cover? I think I've almost screwed up enough courage to tackle this, but since the LED lights aren't cheap, I don't want to buy something I can't use. I've been going back and forth through a few different thread links and I "believe" that's what people were doing. Is that correct.... using Mazda front yellow led side marker light units, and then dremoing the black vent cover to insert them? They'd then get wired in to tie into the running lights... not turn lights, right?
 

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Okay, my dumb question for the day. Since the front light should theoretically be yellow, and I don't think you can get into Abarth rear units to swap them from red.... were you using an MX-5 front yellow led to fit into the front faux vent cover? I think I've almost screwed up enough courage to tackle this, but since the LED lights aren't cheap, I don't want to buy something I can't use. I've been going back and forth through a few different thread links and I "believe" that's what people were doing. Is that correct.... using Mazda front yellow led side marker light units, and then dremoing the black vent cover to insert them? They'd then get wired in to tie into the running lights... not turn lights, right?
You'll have to look through aliexpress or some Chinese website that uses orange led. The ND miata front corner lights are alot longer than our faux covers. We have to use the rear lights from our 124 or ND for it to work. The first one I made was with the red led but it was smoked. You could always get a clear led lens and use a orange film to wrap it for that orange led look.. As far as legality, in Ohio we don't do yearly state inspections. I'm not sure if this mod affects inspections but I highly doubt it does.

All you have to do is dermal, saw, etc it into the correct shape. Then use a plastic weld or high hold hot glue. You can either wire it as your parking lights or turn signal or drl. To wire it as drl just run a line to your fuse box (add a fuse). For turn signal, wire it to your existing turn signal/ground(does not throw a code or hyperflash). For parking lights you'll have to wire it to your headlights.( I don't have the wiring diagram as of yet). Currently I'm planning on doing a rgb mod for our headlights (both visibility package and standard). Waiting for someone to part out a wreck unit so I can write a diy.
 

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You'll have to look through aliexpress or some Chinese website that uses orange led. The ND miata front corner lights are alot longer than our faux covers. We have to use the rear lights from our 124 or ND for it to work. The first one I made was with the red led but it was smoked. You could always get a clear led lens and use a orange film to wrap it for that orange led look.. As far as legality, in Ohio we don't do yearly state inspections. I'm not sure if this mod affects inspections but I highly doubt it does.

All you have to do is dermal, saw, etc it into the correct shape. Then use a plastic weld or high hold hot glue. You can either wire it as your parking lights or turn signal or drl. To wire it as drl just run a line to your fuse box (add a fuse). For turn signal, wire it to your existing turn signal/ground(does not throw a code or hyperflash). For parking lights you'll have to wire it to your headlights.( I don't have the wiring diagram as of yet). Currently I'm planning on doing a rgb mod for our headlights (both visibility package and standard). Waiting for someone to part out a wreck unit so I can write a diy.
I guess the challenge will be how to get a yellow LED strip and install it in a black smoked rear side marker housing. I already have the black smoked fender signal marker and rear marker with sequential and red LED's (respectively).... so yes, I'd be going for smoked black again. So it looks like I'd need to purchase a full set of front and rear side markers so I get the rear ones that I can modify, and the front ones that I can salvage the LED strip from.

Anyone have any luck disassembling one of these light units to access the internals?
 

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I'm working on this mod. I started by removing the faux vent from the fender and cutting out the area in red below and just keeping the exterior frame
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I also re-enforce the lip I cut off the faux fender vent using some fiberglass cloth and resin and a bit of water weld epoxy.
Re-enforce the lip before you cut it off as it makes it much easy to work on.
Otherwise once you cut the lip surround off the vent it is a really flimsy piece of rubbery plastic.

I found these LEDs on Amazon to use as the light source.

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I purchased a set of running lights for the back of the car in red with smoked lenses.
As for modifying the LED lights, you just have to carve them open and pull out the the old LEDs as the LEDs are sonic welded to the light frame.
I cut the lights open using a Dremel and gutted them.
Here is where I am so far, just have a bit more fine tuning to get the finish up to the quality standard I want.
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