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Tinted Fog lights...pics?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by mainewoodsballer, Aug 15, 2012.

  1. Aug 15, 2012 at 8:49 PM
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    mainewoodsballer

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    Hey there. Im looking to see how people have tinted their foglights. Im looking to tint mine a darker color but not sure the best way. I dont really want to use the lamenx stuff because I live in Maine and fear they will not stay on in the harsh winter months. Pics and ideas would be great! Thanks!
     
  2. Aug 15, 2012 at 8:51 PM
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    I've used rust-oleum a lot on tail lights and stuff for some friends. Works really well. You can pretty much do it as dark or as light as you want it too
     
  3. Aug 19, 2012 at 7:30 PM
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    Has anyone used the night shade stuff?
     
  4. Aug 19, 2012 at 11:23 PM
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    I've used that as well. Works great
     
  5. Aug 19, 2012 at 11:24 PM
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    I personally prefer using film
    I got a lot left over if you'd wanna buy some off me
    Or if you wanted you could even send me your fogs an I could tint them for
    You with the film
     
  6. Aug 20, 2012 at 5:56 AM
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    Screw films and tints... they only reduce your light output. Either get a smoked chrome set of fogs off Fleabay or go this route:
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    They don't get much darker than that and they have much better light output vs. stock.
     
  7. Aug 21, 2012 at 1:17 PM
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    How do you use the nightshade? Apply then sand, then apply again?
     
  8. Aug 21, 2012 at 1:39 PM
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    I don't think you need to sand between coats. You put on as many or as few coats as you want, depending on how dark you want them tinted. Maybe a wet sand at the end for a polished finish before clear coating at most. Wet sanding could give them an uneven tint though unless you do it perfectly across the surface.
     
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