Like KS taillights, these SPEC-D Toyota MR2 Altezza Tail Lights (aka JY Toyota MR2 Altezza Tail Lights) are made to US Federal Motor Vehicle Standards and are DOT Compliant, assuring you that they are not only a quality product, but a street legal one as well. Also, these SPEC-D Toyota MR2 Chrome Altezza Taillights backed by a full 1 year warranty against manufacturer defects, meaning that they are guaranteed to perform as long (if not longer) than the competition.
As far as we know the Sonar (aka Spyder) and KS (Anzo) brand tail lights on our website are all street legal as mandated by federal law in the United States. This basically means that they are designed to the specifications set forth by the DOT (United States Department of Transportation). Occasionally, DOT might test models for compliance. If any Toyota MR2 taillights fail (rare) DOT will have the companies issue a recall. For those tail lens, you can return them to us for a refund. For any other brands besides Sonar (aka Spyder) and KS (aka Anzo), we can not guarantee DOT compliance. Also, please be advised that your local laws that may disallow these sorts of taillights to be used.
While smoking your Toyota MR2 taillights (tinting them) is certainly possible through the use of carefully applied spray tint (use light even coats), doing so may make them too dark to be legal. Please check your local laws as well as smoked Toyota MR2 taillights of any darkness might be illegal in your area.