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Should I attempt to smoke my fog lights myself?!

Discussion in 'Arizona' started by XxTaysTacoxX, Sep 10, 2010.

  1. Sep 10, 2010 at 2:02 PM
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    XxTaysTacoxX

    XxTaysTacoxX [OP] Well-Known Member

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    any suggestions on paint or a company who does good work? Not diggin the Lamin-x covers i put on.

    IMG00257-20100904-1853.jpg
     
  2. Sep 10, 2010 at 2:04 PM
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    David Tarantino

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    thats going to be hard to roll but good luck
    sorry man i cant help
     
  3. Sep 10, 2010 at 2:05 PM
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    macgyver

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    damn..beat me to it.
     
  4. Sep 10, 2010 at 2:05 PM
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    XxTaysTacoxX

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    Thank you for that very helpful and wise advice. lol good grief...some people just like to talk to hear the sound of their one voice.
     
  5. Sep 10, 2010 at 2:06 PM
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    David Tarantino

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    i said i was sorry
     
  6. Sep 10, 2010 at 2:07 PM
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    I have two voices.

    But to help you out, I would imagine the VHT nightshades paint would work.
     
  7. Sep 10, 2010 at 2:07 PM
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    XxTaysTacoxX

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    lol i'm f*cking around
     
  8. Sep 10, 2010 at 2:10 PM
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    amaes

    amaes Cuz Stock Sucks

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    Taylor if you do them any darker they won't put out much or any light. Does that matter? If not you could do them your self but its always hard to make sure they are not too dark.
     
  9. Sep 10, 2010 at 2:11 PM
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    David Tarantino

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    no your not you hurt my feelings :D
     
  10. Sep 10, 2010 at 2:17 PM
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    they have the lamin-x covers on them now i would remove those and spray tint them. I've just never done spray tint before. is there anyone around town who does a good job?
     
  11. Sep 10, 2010 at 2:20 PM
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    XxTaysTacoxX

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    Lol men are such cry babies, hense the reason i don't date! baaahahahah!
     
  12. Sep 10, 2010 at 2:21 PM
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    Andrew H

    Andrew H What is this "search" you speak of?

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    Smoked out headlights look weird and reduce the light output. Safety over looks any day. But thats like saying to a woman "comfort over fashion". Goes in one ear and out the other.

    I think your headlights looks great with just the BHLM. Plus if you get in a wreck with smoked headlights or blacked taillights thats just more liability thats put on you.
     
  13. Sep 10, 2010 at 2:22 PM
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    pics of the lights when your done good luck :D
     
  14. Sep 10, 2010 at 2:23 PM
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    I'm not going to do anything more to the headlights. i'm talking about my fog lights...i want to take off the lamin-x covers and spray tint them, but don't know if i should risk doing it myself or having someone else do it
     
  15. Sep 10, 2010 at 2:26 PM
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    If you do it yourself just to slow light coats and build you're way up in darkness. Its should be pretty easy but you'll want to spend the time to do them slow so you don't get them too dark right away and not be able to go back lighter.

    I can talk to my friend that did my tails on my old truck. him and his dad paint cars so they know what they are doing. I have to see if they still do lights though.
     
  16. Sep 10, 2010 at 2:27 PM
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    Yeah for sure I would appreciate that... let me know.
     
  17. Sep 10, 2010 at 4:04 PM
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    Hahaha. Well I feel like an idiot. Sorry. I tinted m fogs yellow with paint made to simulate stained glass. Worked out great. Got it at Michaels arts and craft store. Really easy to do. Check out my build thread to see how they came out. I think page 3. I'm not sure if they make a dark color to smoke them out though.
     
  18. Sep 10, 2010 at 4:13 PM
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    I used this. http://www.amazon.com/Light-Smoke-Auto-Lens-Spray/dp/B001463LQY
    I'm sure someone will find something bad to say about it, but personally I am very happy with the way mine turned out.
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  19. Sep 10, 2010 at 4:26 PM
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    deadbolt do w3rk!

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    just spray with vht nightshade. you can always take paint remover to get it off in the future.

    i did a light tint on them. you can see it in my sig
     
  20. Sep 10, 2010 at 5:35 PM
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    Rolling is the easy part.....getting it lit is the hard part, but once you get it burning:rasta:

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