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Removing VHT Nightshade

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Scosh, Nov 26, 2009.

  1. Nov 26, 2009 at 7:25 AM
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    Scosh

    Scosh [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone know how to remove VHT Nightshade? I messed up on my 3rd brake light, it has wrinkles.:confused:

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  2. Nov 26, 2009 at 3:38 PM
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    98_Mud_bug

    98_Mud_bug 98_mud_bug

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    good luck.. i tried on my corner light and it was hell.. i got some paint remover, it was in a can at autozone and used a light coat of it you cant use much because it will eat the plastic too so be careful.. i would recommend gloves too.. then sand it with fine sand paper but you have to watch it and sand it evenly.. then when you re paint it use light coats and sand between each coat lightly. a few coats is all you should need.. then clear.. thats what i done with my corner light..
     
  3. Nov 26, 2009 at 3:57 PM
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    Scosh

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    so did you remove all of the nightshade or did you just sand it down smoothly and then resprayed?
     
  4. Nov 26, 2009 at 4:15 PM
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    98_Mud_bug

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    i had to remove all of it to get an even coat when you re spray its hard to get it even when you sand it unless you take it completely off
     
  5. Nov 26, 2009 at 5:55 PM
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    just get some goof off and wipe it thououghly it really easy and then sand it down a little then paint and itll be good as new!
     
  6. Nov 26, 2009 at 5:57 PM
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    Scosh

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    where can i buy goof off?
     
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