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Unread 06-13-2006, 09:07 AM   #1
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headlight/tailight blackout?

I need a tail light black out. You know of newhere where u can by one? OR how to make one?

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Unread 06-13-2006, 10:26 AM   #2
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what do yo mean by a taillight black out?
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Unread 06-13-2006, 01:49 PM   #3
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I don't know what the "name" for this product is exactly. But i see them on f150's, rams, silverados, camaros, ect. Its like a black piece that pops on over the headlights and tailights.
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Unread 06-13-2006, 03:16 PM   #4
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You won't get it for the headlights since they're replaceable sealed beams instead of modular head-lights, and I seriously doubt that they ever made any for the tailights due to the Comanche's age.
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Unread 06-13-2006, 03:44 PM   #5
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i have a set for the headlights

they cover the headlight and both signals, but i dont think they make them anymore
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Unread 06-13-2006, 05:09 PM   #6
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thats because theyre illegal in most states

and look like ***

they sell a light tint spray paint though

still looks like ***, but its like $4
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Unread 06-13-2006, 05:14 PM   #7
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actually they looked good with the complete black grill............. and they arent illegal up here
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Unread 06-13-2006, 05:33 PM   #8
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I just wanted it for my hunting truck....just to make it look more sleek. Were would i get the spray autozone/advance auto?
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Unread 06-28-2006, 10:42 PM   #9
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You could try and make your own by going to a plexiglass place and getting some tinted plastic. Dark smoked gey shows as black when installed. It cuts well with a jig or table saw. To curve it, use a torch but try to not get too close as the plastic will bubble. Use the torch on the cut edge as well to get rid of the saw blade marks. A good two sided tape will hold them in place.
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Unread 06-29-2006, 06:50 AM   #10
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I just wanted it for my hunting truck....just to make it look more sleek. Were would i get the spray autozone/advance auto?
HHhhmmmm, "...LOOK MORE SLEEK..." , "...HUNTING TRUCK..."


..sorry eclipse, just struck me as funny, I'm sure Bambi will appreciate the sleek look, OOopps sorry again...

It's all good....
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Unread 06-29-2006, 09:46 AM   #11
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Colo Commanche, I'm no moderator so I have no say in what you say to others on here, but...

1. It's Comanche, not Commanche. Your name is now ruined until you get the means to change it.
2. People think one thing looks sleek, where another doesn't. That's personal taste, there is no one "thing" that looks "sleek" to everyone.
3. Some Comanche's are used just as hunting trucks...

Just hold down the remarks a little, and we should all be able to get along in this Comanche section, with our own taste in looks, builds, and idea's.
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Unread 06-29-2006, 04:40 PM   #12
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i agree with Colo. "blacked-out" headlights on a "hunting truck" is gay.




but, if that's how you roll, just spray some flat black paint over the headlights!!!
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Unread 06-29-2006, 06:52 PM   #13
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1. there is some stuff caled "nigh-shades" (by vht i think) that is used to tint lights. comes in a rattle can.
2. I've also seen people put tinted(smoked colored) vinyl over their taillight/headlights.
3. and finally I've seen alot of bmw's, cayanne's(sp?), etc... get the taillights painted with a paint mix of black and clearcoat which looks the best out of all the three.
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Unread 06-29-2006, 07:14 PM   #14
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here you go
http://http://www.accessconnect.com/gts3.htm
... just look up "headlight covers" in google you will get a crap load of results
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Unread 06-29-2006, 07:19 PM   #15
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........... and they arent illegal up here
i just realized your from canada too!!
jeeze us canadians know how to do up jeeps!
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