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Custom Tint Your Tail Lights??

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Regretless Rob, Jul 30, 2010.

  1. Jul 30, 2010 at 6:38 AM
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    Regretless Rob

    Regretless Rob [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Painted my stock rims black and polished my lugs, New jvc head unit with 2 12" subs with shut of switch, Side mirrors tinted, FULLBLOWN FM-74267 muffler, In dash wiring for my Garmin 750 GPS & 3Gs Iphone dock with aux plug and charger in dash, Three more cigarette lighter plus under my head unit also in dash, strobe head lights for the hell of ithttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qumylyXOig,
    So the other day I was driven around and seen a dodge with a custom tail light tins so it made me think..... Dose anyone know if custom tinting your tail lights with design that you can still see the color of the lights clearly is legal? Iv checked all around and no one can give me an answer.
     
  2. Jul 30, 2010 at 6:57 AM
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    Pugga

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    It'll differ from state to state but up here they still have to reflect red. I would guess most of the tints people use aren't legal. Most cops won't bother you unless you're doing something stupid then it just gives them an excuse to pull you over, kind of like having something hanging from your rear view mirror or bumper stickers.
     
  3. Jul 30, 2010 at 7:49 AM
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    Way i was thinken something like that but just kind un eas about doing it. i have a vinyl plotter to make decals so that's not a biggy but i don't want a ticket haha im kinda ball'n with a budget hah
     
  4. Jul 30, 2010 at 9:22 AM
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    So you want to put designs in your tail lights or just smoke them out?
     
  5. Jul 30, 2010 at 9:28 AM
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    Regretless Rob

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    smoke them out with designs.. I know how to for the most part but i just dont want to be poled over all the time... and btw sick as taco!!!!!
     
  6. Jul 30, 2010 at 9:34 AM
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    Mine are smoked out been like that for almost 4yrs never had an issue. They don't have designs though.

    Thanks
     
  7. Jul 30, 2010 at 9:48 AM
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    ya iv heard good thing so i fill a bit better about it. now all i have to do is find out what design i want on the lights ha.. what do you think the best way to do the light?? .......
     
  8. Jul 30, 2010 at 10:28 AM
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    Uhhhh a design?
     
  9. Jul 30, 2010 at 3:45 PM
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    Depends on the design. For protection wise I would say if you can do it on the inside of the lens but may be hard to see. I half assed mine went to hobby people and got smoke paint was about 4bucks a can. There VHT i think its called sold at pepboys heard good and bad about it, then theres once by rustoleum dont know much about. May hit up some of the auto paint places in montclair see if SEM
     
  10. Jul 30, 2010 at 5:01 PM
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    Regretless Rob

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    ya idk i think im going to do the toyota logo with horns hah
     
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