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Tail light plastic clip things HELP!

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Old 01-04-2010, 08:37 PM
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Default Tail light plastic clip things HELP!

Hey Guys,

well I installed some new LED tails tonight from Racer Union. LOVE THEM!!

But while I was taking off my stock tails from my 07, I broke the black plastic things you stick the two rods through to "snap" and secure the lights in place. Now where can I buy 4 more of those? I broke both of them on both sides!!! And what are they called?

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Old 01-04-2010, 09:42 PM
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you'll probably have to check a junkyard or something. ive never seen them for sale .
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Old 01-04-2010, 10:26 PM
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It's called being too excited!!!! Now you have to rummage through a junkyard or go through the dealership for a $2 dollar part. Sorry bro, there's no easy way to get those, that I know of.
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Old 01-04-2010, 10:39 PM
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Explorer9950, If you broke them that easy, then everyother installer is doing the same.
Try the odd-replacement parts rack at the auto parts. I would begin calling it the plastic "tailLight/lens retainer clips" until told otherwise. Of course then, check with the dealerShip for them.
I checked the service manual for a nomenclature, nothing.
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alright guys, thanks for the info/help. Im checking local auto stores and stealerships today..
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alright guys, thanks for the info/help. Im checking local auto stores and stealerships today..
I have the same problem. Did you ever find them?
If so, where and how much?
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Old 02-19-2011, 11:41 PM
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someone told me you had to BUY THE WHOLE LIGHTS to get new ones. Crazy i thought
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Agreed, junkyard is going to be best
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same problem here, I only broke 1 though, and no local junk yards have any 3rd gen rams near me
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Old 03-29-2011, 10:33 AM
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Guys,

I have the same issue and the tail light rattling everytime I shut the door is aggravating to say the least..
Dealer confirmed that they only sell the clips with a new set of taillights too..

Mark

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