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fixing blacked out headlights

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by ttonon17, Mar 29, 2011.

  1. Mar 29, 2011 at 11:34 PM
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    ttonon17

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    I just bought an 05 tacoma with blacked out head and rear lights. I found out the hard way that they are ilegal in Va. Is there a way to fix the lights without buying new ones?

    thanks,

    Taylor
     
  2. Mar 29, 2011 at 11:41 PM
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    mixplatexr

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    Ask around if anyone is willing to trade. That's your best bet, if you don't wanna buy new ones.
     
  3. Mar 29, 2011 at 11:50 PM
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    i think i would try wet sanding with 2000 plus and then clear coat and polish, if that doesn't work then buy new ones.
     
  4. Mar 30, 2011 at 7:25 AM
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    wat?
    can you post up pics? do you know if they are film tinted or spray on tint?
     
  5. Mar 30, 2011 at 7:33 AM
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    You blacked out the headlights, like sprayed over the lens??:confused:

    Try some solvents to get the stuff off, maybe mineral spirits, gasoline or alcohol if it was a spray on tint (I'd recommend taking them off the truck first). If that doesn't work, the sanding method would most likely do it. regardless you'd need a decent polish to get them looking good again.
     
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