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Headlights question

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by NickGrizzly » Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:34 am

Hi everyone,
I've got an 08, and I wanted to do some detailing. And I was wondering, whether it is legal to drive with the green halo rings as DRLs?
I know that red and blue lighting in the headlights is not allowed, because it resembles police cars.
But what about green? There is a Silverado truck that I am about to borrow the idea from: https://www.carid.com/gallery/chevy/silverado/ (see the very last truck in the 2nd line). He has got 2 green halo rings on each side. Yet I am not sure, whether that's a show car or something that he drives every day.
So, I am planning to grab a set of LED rings and will plug them to my DRLs. Will I need any extra load resistors or something extra to do the job?
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by Trail X » Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:54 pm

Not legal, plus they look stupid.
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by DirtyBacon04 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:41 am

Laws vary by state. Not illegal in FL, only protected colors are red and blue. If it tickles your fancy, go for it. After all, you're the one who has to see and drive it everyday.
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by NickGrizzly » Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:03 am

Thanks for replying, folks. I knew about red and blue, by the way.
Well, to me this kind of detailing looks cool
Will check whether I may drive this way in NY.
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by Trail X » Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:41 pm

You just shouldn't. Please just don't.

It doesn't mix well with real modifications that actually perform or improve a function that relates to this forum's mission.
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by mason10198 » Wed Nov 15, 2017 3:21 am

I won't tell you what to do and what not to do. It's your vehicle, so do whatever you want with it as long as it's legal. However, you might want to check and make sure you're asking the right questions in the right places. ORTB is a community built on the firm foundation of functionality and improvements beyond looks and "detailing". Usually, a badass looking truck is a side affect of well thought out functional modifications.

We can do our best to answer any questions you have about useful LEDs like off-road light bars, but GMTNation is a much better place for discussion on RGB halos and the likes. There is more than likely several threads already about legal colors and that sort of stuff.a

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by KingBird » Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:09 pm

Legal in TX but I disagree with the comment about you being the one who sees it, since everyone else sees your headlights more than you do.

It's your truck, you do you, but I don't add any lights unless they provide function.

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by Rickalicka18 » Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:22 pm

Greens legal to have on in Maine. But I hope your trailblazer is green and has supporting green details because it'll just look weird otherwise, I think atleast. If I were to do something like that to my tb I would want the halo to be a white/orange switchback halo, white for drl and orange for turn signal.
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by KingBird » Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:59 pm

I'd go for RGB LEDs so you can have any color you wish.
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by Rickalicka18 » Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:23 pm

A different color for everyday of the week?
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