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Lamin-X Tails

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by MachoTaco10, Apr 14, 2010.

  1. Apr 14, 2010 at 10:13 AM
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    MachoTaco10

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    Anybody lamin-x their tail lights? I want to smoke my tail lights, and thinking about going with lamin-x's gunsmoke film.

    I know a lot of guys are painting their tails, and though it is cheaper to do this I dont want to take the chance on messing up my nice LED tail lights and the paint fades over time.
     
  2. Apr 14, 2010 at 10:30 AM
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    borderbrat

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    i think people have had problems getting it to stick because of the contour of the light
     
  3. Apr 14, 2010 at 10:38 AM
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  4. Apr 14, 2010 at 10:57 AM
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  5. Apr 14, 2010 at 11:00 AM
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    I tired to do them in all red to get rid of the altezza-like '09 tails. It was a nightmare because of the curvature of the light. Ended up throwing them away.
     
  6. Apr 14, 2010 at 11:06 AM
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    X2 Nite shades is better.
     
  7. Apr 14, 2010 at 11:09 AM
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    It's kind of a pain, but it can be done cleanly. it requires a lot of heat and a lot of stretching. You'll get to the edge and be almost done and a couple little wrinkles will pop up. You'll be able to mush them down into place and it'll look fine, but in a couple days they'll pop up again. If this happens to you, don't just mush them down and wait a couple days. Pull the material half way off again and reapply it with more heat and more stretching so those little wrinkles don't show themselves at all.

    I bought a bulk roll of the 'gunsmoke' and I have quite a bit leftover. pm me if you're interested in saving a few bucks!
     
  8. Apr 14, 2010 at 11:14 AM
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    Yah but niteshades doesn't come in red, so no help to me:(.
     
  9. Apr 16, 2010 at 4:17 PM
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    thanks guys for all the info appreciate it
     
  10. Apr 16, 2010 at 4:21 PM
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    Will sell u my 06 smoked tails???
     
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