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2024 GTV & 2024 GTS Supertech
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Hello all,

Unlike the rest of world, U.S.-spec Vespas come fitted with large and unattractive chrome highlighted front and rear fender reflectors. These are affixed via holes drilled in fenders and attached with grommets.

I’m looking for a less visually invasive, lower profile, aftermarket substitute.

I’m not interested in plugging the holes with perhaps equally ugly plugs.

Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thank you!
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Weird 80's Vespas & Cool Vintage Lambrettas
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Reflective tape, cut to the shape and size you wish and color you want.
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'08 Vespa LX80, '07 LX50
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I never got around to it but I was thinking like you and ordered these. I was going to try one in each hole but decided to stick with stock. You can get them in Amber for the front and red for the back.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002FDPQH2



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Gigi, '13 GTS 300ie Touring
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I removed them and inserted the pre-painted scooterwest plugs but I like the idea of reflective tape if you still want the visibility.
https://www.scooterwest.com/custom-painted-plug-kit-for-reflector-removal-rplugsx-3.html
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I know hole plugs aren’t the most elegant solution, but Scooterwest has “pretty” plugs. Probably not what the OP is looking for, but other readers could be interested.

https://www.scooterwest.com/custom-painted-plug-kit-for-reflector-removal-rplugsx.html
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