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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old Dec 7th, 01, 04:50 AM Thread Starter
 
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When did the third brake light get moved from the top of the rear window glass, to the rear edge of the hatchback ? I'm assuming a 1986 should have it on the glass, and a 1989 should have it on the rear edge of the lid, above the license plate. Correct ?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old Dec 7th, 01, 05:03 AM
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that sounds about right, then again i've been known to make mistakes.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old Dec 7th, 01, 08:33 AM
 
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I had a 1982 it had no third light.

I also had a 1988..it had a third light in the spoiler.

87 and 89 also had the third light in the spoiler.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old Dec 8th, 01, 06:09 AM
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I have an 84, no third light.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old Dec 8th, 01, 09:17 PM
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The third brake light started as a mandatory safety item in 1986 on all cars. Not sure when they moved it from the window to spoiler on a Camaro though.

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