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SRT Tail swap question

I can't quite figure out what I'm doing wrong. The set of SRT tails I received have this extra bottom piece of plastic that my stock tail lights do not have and as a result, I'm unabel to swap the lights.. Perhaps someone sent me the wrong lights. Any thoughts??

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Old 11-12-2015, 08:45 PM
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Re: SRT Tail swap question

Nevermind, I figured out and am an idiot who got frustrated.


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Old 11-13-2015, 05:33 AM
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I'm going to swap mine out this weekend. Any tips?
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Re: SRT Tail swap question

The tail light swap is super easy

I did mine last weekend because I had applied Laminex to my stock tails and I didn't do a good job
So I picked up a set of Srt tails and decided to swap them.

Only takes about 15 minutes to complete


The outer lights have 2 plastic rivets that you slide out with a flat head screwdriver ..then you just wiggle the tail light straight out..just pull them straight back..you can get them out in like 30 seconds

Swap the connectors and you're done


The inner ones require you to pull the inside plastic tailgate cover but it's super easy also

Just unplug the 2 connectors for the inside tail gate lights and pop the panel off

Then you'll need to loosen 4 small nuts on each inner tail light

Once you do that the light just pops out

Super easy ...good luck
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Re: SRT Tail swap question

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The tail light swap is super easy

I did mine last weekend because I had applied Laminex to my stock tails and I didn't do a good job
So I picked up a set of Srt tails and decided to swap them.

Only takes about 15 minutes to complete


The outer lights have 2 plastic rivets that you slide out with a flat head screwdriver ..then you just wiggle the tail light straight out..just pull them straight back..you can get them out in like 30 seconds

Swap the connectors and you're done


The inner ones require you to pull the inside plastic tailgate cover but it's super easy also

Just unplug the 2 connectors for the inside tail gate lights and pop the panel off

Then you'll need to loosen 4 small nuts on each inner tail light

Once you do that the light just pops out

Super easy ...good luck
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Re: SRT Tail swap question

The tail lights I received had an extra plastic bracket that initially confused me until Irealized the bracket slid right off when pulled toward me.
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Re: SRT Tail swap question

weird.....I didn't get any extra pieces on mine...


I bought a set of 4 OEM SRT8 Tail lights off ebay for $375 shipped

the only real difference aside from the black bezels is the case for the SRT is black as well...the Stock limited tail lights I have were gray on the outside and the srt ones are black...I guess that's one way of telling if you have real SRT tail lights ...I Laminex'd mine as well so they don't look any different from the non srt ones once covered ...

here's a couple pics...first pic is stock tails with black bezels and laminx...second pic is the srt tails with the laminx..
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Re: SRT Tail swap question

I have a NEW (out of box) full set of SRT Tail lights (2014/2015 style) with gloss black bezels for sale if anyone's looking. $400 shipped. I'll get it in the classified section one of these days when I have time. I bought a High Altitude instead of an Overland is the reason I'm selling. Keeping my HA stock.
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Re: SRT Tail swap question

Yeah the SRT tails have a black inner bezel behind the red lens giving them more of a smoked looked compared to the regular lights which are brighter red. I also bought a set of OEM SRT lights from eBay. Got a killer deal, $300 shipped brand new.
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Thanks. Just did mine. They are an easy swap
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weird.....I didn't get any extra pieces on mine...


I bought a set of 4 OEM SRT8 Tail lights off ebay for $375 shipped

the only real difference aside from the black bezels is the case for the SRT is black as well...the Stock limited tail lights I have were gray on the outside and the srt ones are black...I guess that's one way of telling if you have real SRT tail lights ...I Laminex'd mine as well so they don't look any different from the non srt ones once covered ...

here's a couple pics...first pic is stock tails with black bezels and laminx...second pic is the srt tails with the laminx..

How come you covered up SRT tails with Laminex? To me that defeats the purpose of adding SRT tails in the first place.

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How come you covered up SRT tails with Laminex? To me that defeats the purpose of adding SRT tails in the first place.

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I agree with you ...but I found a set of SRT lights on EBAY for $375 shipped ...and I wanted to RE DO the laminex so instead of having to rip it off my stock lights I decided to just swap them out and start fresh...My stock lights have the SRT bezels as well but I did a CRAP job Laminex'ing the curved outer tail lights..and had to make slices in the laminx to get it to stay down.


so basically I got the SRT lights because of the bezels


I'll prob sell off my stock ones at some pint
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