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Old 10-26-2004, 10:02 PM   #1
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Anybody altered these in any way? do they even serve a purpose?

they've come to bug me quiet a bit, wondering why gm put bicycle reflectors in my door panels.
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Old 10-26-2004, 10:03 PM   #2
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If your door is open at night and a car comes down the road, the reflectors will be seen by that car, so you don't get hit. It makes sense to have them there. Many times I almost hit someone with their door open on a dark night going around a corner and they didn't think about keeping the door in tight.
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If your door is open at night and a car comes down the road, the reflectors will be seen by that car, so you don't get hit. It makes sense to have them there. Many times I almost hit someone with their door open on a dark night going around a corner and they didn't think about keeping the door in tight.
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Old 10-26-2004, 10:13 PM   #4
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My Z24 had reflectors in the door.

Plus you can adjust the window by popping off the reflector
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I sent you a PM with some info.
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If your door is open at night and a car comes down the road, the reflectors will be seen by that car, so you don't get hit. It makes sense to have them there. Many times I almost hit someone with their door open on a dark night going around a corner and they didn't think about keeping the door in tight.
I agree. It is a safety item for the car.
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That's one thing I love about this car. Everything is there for a reason. Whether we like it or not. But there are 30% fewer parts in this Vette compared to the C4. Which is a smaller car. There were even contests and rewards for people that came up with new materials and ways of saving weight. As you can see I am a lover of this vehicle. The best Vette yet.
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yes, I can't count the number of times I've had my car door open and my car be parrallel to the street so another car coming down the street could hit me.

whateva, i suppose some people need it.

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I agree. It is a safety item for the car.
A no brainer!!
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