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post #1816 of 2220 Old 12-27-2011, 01:28 PM
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usually you dont need to clear coat with night shades ...but i like the tail light untinted ...but that perfect match clear coat is good i used it when i painted my hood vents


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post #1817 of 2220 Old 12-27-2011, 01:33 PM Thread Starter
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usually you dont need to clear coat with night shades ...but i like the tail light untinted ...but that perfect match clear coat is good i used it when i painted my hood vents
Last time I used the VHT it looked great for like 6 months then lost its shine. I'm hoping the clear coat with make it last a lot longer.

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Last time I used the VHT it looked great for like 6 months then lost its shine. I'm hoping the clear coat with make it last a lot longer.
that should work out perfectly for you then ..i used nightshades lightly on my taillights and ive had it like that for about 2 years now and it still looks good


maybe to darker you go it could mess with the paint?

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that should work out perfectly for you then ..i used nightshades lightly on my taillights and ive had it like that for about 2 years now and it still looks good

maybe to darker you go it could mess with the paint?
I can't tell that yours are even tinted.

Well I just got done. Plenty bright and they are still black. They look awesome. I'll put pics up tomorrow after I polish them out.

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Woahhh! Those taillights are banging! I need more pics!

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post #1821 of 2220 Old 12-27-2011, 07:18 PM Thread Starter
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Woahhh! Those taillights are banging! I need more pics!
I'll get more tomorrow after I polish them out. They do look really good though.

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I'll get more tomorrow after I polish them out. They do look really good though.
Sweetness! I am gonna look forward to that! :P

Just one plug and you're done? ha

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Sweetness! I am gonna look forward to that! :P

Just one plug and you're done? ha
Yup, VERY easy

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Dude... If something happens to my tails. I am getting them, I wish I had 130 bucks laying around right now!

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i have about two to three light coats on them ...heres a better picture



then a comparison with shinobi


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Awe, I see. Very subtle.

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All done. Turned out good.
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wow. looks good.

how many coats did you do?

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wow. looks good.

how many coats did you do?
Two of the night shades and 3 clear coats.

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wow. looks good.

how many coats did you do?
Two night shade coats and 2 coats of clear.

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