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Unread 03-29-2005, 03:50 PM   #1
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tail light mod *PICS ADDED*

so ive been looking for something to dress up my tails and i could find anything good on ebay or any store, so i went to a hobby shop and got transulcent black paint (tint spray) for a model car and i sprayed it on the tails, but first i stuck a line of tape over the white backup part, so now ive got a sort of black cherry looking tail lights with a white line in the middle that i think looks really good with my clear corners on the front


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Unread 03-29-2005, 04:37 PM   #2
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got any pics??
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Unread 03-29-2005, 05:07 PM   #3
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yeah sure ill take some tomorrow when its light out




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Unread 04-02-2005, 06:49 AM   #4
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they look dirty.
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they look dirty.
I second that..
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Unread 04-02-2005, 11:43 AM   #6
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i see you taped off your Jeep logo, but I think you may have gotten a little overspray on the rear of the vehicle
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Unread 04-03-2005, 06:25 PM   #7
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i get the idea, i need a car wash, lol, ill take some new pics when i wash
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Unread 04-06-2005, 11:38 PM   #8
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why dont you get some "night-shade" and wet-sand it so that it doesnt look like you flat-blacked your tails?? LOL

BTW just with my own personal experience in RC cars...I hope that you didnt use the Pactra "Tint" in the little rattle cans...

The idea is solid, clean the rear and repost...i'd like to see them when they are done!
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Unread 04-11-2005, 10:35 AM   #9
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I did this on the backup lights to my old Stealth, except I got the spray on tint from the auto parts store. It's very runny and prone to uneven coverage. I just did an extremely thin coat every 5-6 minutes and left them in the sun to dry. After about 30 coats, they looked fine. If you don't take the time, you get the splotchy results seen above.
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splotchy results

ouch man, its not bad at all, its only cause my truck is dirty
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I did this on the backup lights to my old Stealth, except I got the spray on tint from the auto parts store. It's very runny and prone to uneven coverage. I just did an extremely thin coat every 5-6 minutes and left them in the sun to dry. After about 30 coats, they looked fine. If you don't take the time, you get the splotchy results seen above.
I use to see spray tint for tinting windows, in JC Whitney catalag. Is this the same stuff that you are talking about? A friend of mine was thinking of tinting his headlights, only prob is that I dont know where to get this stuff. I am also unsure of an legality issues of permanantly tinting headlights or if tint would really affect the light output, but we were just going to try it out on his old euro style lights that he plans on replacing anyway. If it works on those I may use it on my Jeep headlights and Hardtop windows if I can find this stuff. The only thing that scares me is that you say that it is runny and splotchy. Then again like I said we would be trying it on old headlights first.
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