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Taillights different brightness WTF?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by memario1214, Dec 1, 2010.

  1. Dec 1, 2010 at 10:47 PM
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    memario1214

    memario1214 [OP] Vivid Illumination Vendor

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    I am driving home tonight and a buddy of mine calls me who saw me and told me that my taillights were different brightness. On the brakes he said they are fine. My taillights are tinted but I checked them for consistency when I did them. What could be causing this? And how can I fix it?
     
  2. Dec 1, 2010 at 10:50 PM
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    the only way i can see that would fix it is to strip off the tint and re do them consistently. did you use VHT Nightshades?
     
  3. Dec 1, 2010 at 10:53 PM
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    What I mean is that I am pretty sure that it is not the tiny causing to problem. When I tinted them, I made sure when I was done that they were equal and the light shined through equally from both lights. It is in fact VHT Niteshades
     
  4. Dec 1, 2010 at 10:58 PM
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    ok, i used the nightshades as well, and when i did them the first time, they looked perfect. the brakes and running lights looked good until it got dark outside and then you could see a huge difference. so i stripped it off with acetone and re did them, constantly hooking them back up to make sure they were perfect and they were. i have a 2010 with the LED lights though, so if you dont have LED's one of your bulbs might be burning out :notsure:.
    here is a pic of mine......
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