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2001 Ford Lightning

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The factory 2001 Ford Lightning "Altezza" style taillamps do not appear to have any compliance issues relative to FMVSS 108, but it is interesting to compare it to the non-Lightning version as shown below (ie. it appears to have much less lens/reflector area than the "standard" Ford lamp.)

 

2000 Ford F150 Stepside* 2001 Ford Lightning*
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Rear View

 

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Rear View

 

2000 Ford F150 Stepside* 2001 Ford Lightning*
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Side View

 

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Side View

 

2000 Ford F150 Stepside* 2001 Ford Lightning*
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45 Inboard

 

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45 Inboard

 

Lens Markings Lens Markings
 

FORD SAE (2)AIP2RST-00TK

 

 

VISTEON SAE-(2)AIP2RST-01TK

 

*  All photos taken with a flash to show existence of (red) reflex reflector.
 
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