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      10-05-2020, 01:12 PM   #1
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Question Difference between F82 and F83 taillights

So I ordered a set of shadowline euro taillights for my F83. The part numbers they say fit my car are the same part numbers for F82. I read other places that the inner taillights are different on the convertible. Can anyone verify this? If there is a difference, does anyone have pics showing the difference for reference?

I'm delaying shipment until I can verify part numbers.
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      10-05-2020, 01:26 PM   #2
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I can't verify everything but what I can verify is that the drip rails are different for the two and that if you are getting a wiring harness they are longer for the F83
When I ordered mine I was told they're the same
Sure they fit but I couldn't reuse the drip rails and the harness they sent me was too short
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Thanks, I knew about the harness. Realoem shows different part number for F83 for inner taillight, drip rails and harness, but the seller says coupe inner taillights will fit.
I figure someone must have had a coupe and convertible taillight in their hands to see a difference.
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Thanks, I knew about the harness. Realoem shows different part number for F83 for inner taillight, drip rails and harness, but the seller says coupe inner taillights will fit.
I figure someone must have had a coupe and convertible taillight in their hands to see a difference.
Inner lights will not fit due to the fitment tabs being different. Different trunk. We tried this install last year at Autotalent. No luck. Avoid F83/ F82 interchange
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Good to know. Thanks for the confirmation.
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