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Tint or Paint for Tailights

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by chestnut35, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. Jun 11, 2009 at 12:24 PM
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    chestnut35

    chestnut35 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I'm trying to decide whether to spray my lights to blacken them or tint them. Any pics or preferences you guys may have would be much help and appreciated. Thank you guys
     
  2. Jun 11, 2009 at 12:38 PM
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    Yota_dvl

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    Where I live I painted my taillights on my chevy coblat and got pulled over all the time for it but then I converted to VHT NITE SHADE its like spray tint in a can made for your lights I did it to my Yota but didn't like the look so took if off with paint thinner and goof off but I HIGHLY recomend The VHT NITE SHADE stuff its way good and ya can buy it at auto zone, pep boys, checker, shuckers for like 6 bucks
     
  3. Jun 11, 2009 at 4:00 PM
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    RedruM29

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    I think a couple layers of nightshade would look good, just make sure you wet sand and wax and it won't look cloudy.
     
  4. Jun 11, 2009 at 4:26 PM
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    Viet2100

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  5. Jun 14, 2009 at 6:10 PM
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    TacoMOnster07

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    The VHT nightshades is made so that red light can pass through it. I have purchased a can, but have yet to do the tails.
     
  6. Jun 14, 2009 at 6:28 PM
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    Viet2100

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    All applications for tinted tail lights allow red light to shine through...
     
  7. Jun 14, 2009 at 11:46 PM
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    SRQ TACO

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    I used pactra rc window tint and about 2-3 coats w/ clear
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  8. Jun 14, 2009 at 11:51 PM
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    AR_Taco

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    Hard learned experience for me check your local laws before you paint, i was ticketed $60.
     
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