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BHLM On Tail Lights

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Rocketball, Apr 19, 2009.

  1. Apr 19, 2009 at 5:04 PM
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    Rocketball

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    I'll be doing the color match BHLM soon on my 08 DC, but was wondering.....

    Has anyone done the color match BHLM on the factory tail lights?

    I can't quite figure out if the lens is red, or what's going on...... Does anyone know?

    If I want to do the color match BHLM on the tail lights, will I have to buy clear after market tails?
     
  2. Apr 19, 2009 at 5:06 PM
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    Delmarva

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    You cannot bake the tails like you can the front lenses. They are a more brittle plastic. The only way to darken the tails is to paint them with something like niteshades paint.
     
  3. Apr 19, 2009 at 5:08 PM
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    T-rev

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    the tail light lens is red
     
  4. Apr 19, 2009 at 5:27 PM
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    That's what I was afraid of....... :cool:

    Thanks.
     
  5. Apr 19, 2009 at 5:52 PM
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    Does NiteShades go on the Outside of the Tail Light?
     
  6. Apr 20, 2009 at 9:29 PM
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    T-rev

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    Yes, all spray tints go on the outside from what I understand.
     
  7. Apr 20, 2009 at 9:32 PM
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    BHLM is inner Lens?
     
  8. Apr 20, 2009 at 9:34 PM
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    I thought we were talking about tail lights:confused:
     
  9. Apr 20, 2009 at 9:42 PM
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    The BHLM consists of the headlights which are 3 pieces. There is a plastic lens, a chrome backdrop, and the plastic headlight housing that holds it all together. For the BHLM you paint the chrome backdrop. As for the BHLM on tail lights, im confused, do you want to paint the backdrop of the tail light, or the lens? I have never heard it referred to that before, I think most people just call it smoking the tail lights.
     
  10. Apr 20, 2009 at 10:57 PM
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    Im not sure, just was thinking about blackening the tail lights like you
     
  11. Apr 21, 2009 at 3:59 AM
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    What I wanted to do was paint the inner tail light (non-reflector parts) to match the color of the truck.
     
  12. Apr 21, 2009 at 2:18 PM
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    T-rev... what did you do to black out your tails?
     
  13. Apr 22, 2009 at 12:55 PM
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    Hmm I have never heard of anybody doing that before, I am sure there is a way to do it though. I think it would look really good.
     
  15. Apr 22, 2009 at 12:58 PM
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    T-REv, lights look good.
    Is it illegal to eff with the reds on the back though? Just a thought
     
  16. Apr 22, 2009 at 12:59 PM
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    I want to color match the headlights, so I think doing a blackout on the tail lights would look odd. Call me anal, but IMO they should match. :cool:
     
  17. Apr 22, 2009 at 1:04 PM
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    Technically it is I guess, but when I was reading somewhere the law in Arizona says that the tail lights have to be visible from 400ft away, which how mine turned out, IMO they are as bright as stock. One time a cop tried to give me a ticket for it when I got back to my truck but then I told him what I knew about the law and I lite them up and then he agreed they were street safe. I guess it all just depends who it is confronting you about it.
     
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    Yea I know exactly what you mean hahah, I felt that way with the BHLM, Black wheels, Black Grill, and stock tails. So I went and smoked them:D
     
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    Ive done it a few times on my X, but didnt like how it looked so my friend got me a set of these
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    there stuck on with velcro so if the popo give me any shit cuz of them i can just take them off right there :D
     
  20. Apr 22, 2009 at 1:47 PM
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    What are those??! I haven't heard of anything like that before..
     
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