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Best paint for black headlight mod???

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by matt45648, Mar 17, 2009.

  1. Mar 17, 2009 at 8:32 AM
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    matt45648

    matt45648 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Looking to do it today... Need to pick up my paint. Whats best to use?
     
  2. Mar 17, 2009 at 8:36 AM
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    krylon fusion
     
  3. Mar 17, 2009 at 12:18 PM
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    rmb_crew

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  4. Mar 17, 2009 at 12:30 PM
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    Zombie Runner

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    X3 and I put clear gloss over that
     
  5. Mar 17, 2009 at 12:56 PM
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    DanGer

    DanGer Avatar approved by 98tacomav6

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    There is no comparison to fusion! I used the white so It was imperative I used a high quality to cover it well.
     
  6. Mar 17, 2009 at 2:43 PM
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    whos a painter?? i want my healdights, black. how much would u charge me to do it?
     
  7. Mar 17, 2009 at 3:08 PM
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    Vincent

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    X3 man. pick some up at walmart.. 4 bucks a can. make sure you let it dry and tape up the edges real good.
     
  8. Mar 17, 2009 at 3:09 PM
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    DanGer

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    You want someone to do the black headlight mod for you?
     
  9. Mar 17, 2009 at 3:12 PM
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    rmb_crew

    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    Well if you lived in FL i would say i would do them for you, or help you do them bc they are easy. but cali is alittle far away.....
     
  10. Mar 17, 2009 at 3:18 PM
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    06WHITETRD

    06WHITETRD Gotta Love my Taco!!!!

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    yeah, cuz i got aftermarket headlight, i just rather get them painted black and maybe leave the amber color on... like around how much???
     
  11. Mar 17, 2009 at 3:19 PM
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    06WHITETRD

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    they way u want urs, i like lol.. like how much would u charge me? how long would it take??
     
  12. Mar 17, 2009 at 3:25 PM
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    Ah I was going to say I would do it for you if you couldn't find anyone locally. Aren't those just the amber reflectors with the signal lights behind them? I just popped mine out, painted the whole thing and popped them back in. Here is what I did for mine, except white white.

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/builds/28853-dgerms-build.html#post453567
     
  13. Mar 17, 2009 at 10:17 PM
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    06WHITETRD

    06WHITETRD Gotta Love my Taco!!!!

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    i seen the thread it looks nice. but white headlights, isnt be .lol. i want black headlights... how much would u charge me or what
     
  14. Mar 17, 2009 at 10:22 PM
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    What Mods!
    My headlights were done with plasti dip and has held up real nice
     
  15. Mar 20, 2009 at 8:26 AM
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    is it better buyin black headlights on ebay or pay a painter $150 n also buyin the paint???
     
  16. Mar 20, 2009 at 9:06 AM
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    Ya i was just giving you an idea. I would do it for you for free if you got them to my house. I am NOT a professional painter (or anything yet, just a student) but I have done a handful of headlights and I am more than willing to help
     
  17. Apr 28, 2009 at 12:19 AM
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    pm sent.lol.
     
  18. Apr 28, 2009 at 7:10 AM
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    All satin or gloss paint looks like garbage. Go with flat black Krylon (not the FUSION).
     
  19. May 1, 2009 at 4:21 PM
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    DDD Shine bright like a hymen

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    I'm gonna do mine tomorrow...
     
  20. May 1, 2009 at 4:22 PM
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    DDD Shine bright like a hymen

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    Why flat? I think gloss would look best, after all, its behind a shiny clear plastic so it will look glossy no matter what.
     
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