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Which way would you tint your tail lights?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by tacomakid89, Jun 21, 2010.

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Which way would you tint your tail lights?

Poll closed Jul 21, 2010.
  1. Painting them

    11 vote(s)
    57.9%
  2. Lamin-X

    4 vote(s)
    21.1%
  3. Other

    4 vote(s)
    21.1%
  1. Jun 21, 2010 at 9:13 PM
    #1
    tacomakid89

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    I plan on tinting my tail lights soon and im wondering what is the preferred way to do them. The two main ways that i've seen is painting them and then using the lamin-x tint. Thanks for the help. If you have any other methods of tinting them, please let me know.
     
  2. Jun 21, 2010 at 9:15 PM
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    Viet2100

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    Painting them by mixing clear and black.
     
  3. Jun 21, 2010 at 9:19 PM
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    DeeKay21

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  4. Jun 21, 2010 at 9:19 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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    x2...that makes em look really nice! I used the VHT Nite Shades and i'm happy with the results
     
  5. Jun 22, 2010 at 9:05 AM
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    Trunkmonkey

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    I used VHT nite shades and it turned out great.
     
  6. Jun 22, 2010 at 9:49 AM
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    I used VHT and mine are good with no Streaks but their not glossy
     
  7. Jun 22, 2010 at 10:31 AM
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    Evil Monkey

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    I wouldn't tint mine. Since they're illegal in california, a hit in the rear by a driver who wasn't paying attention could shift the liability to you by claiming your tail lights were tinted.
     
  8. Jun 22, 2010 at 5:17 PM
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    tacomakid89

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    Well ya that is a good point but im just trying to get them a little darker is all, not a whole lot. Plus I have Virginia plates so all I would have to say is that they're legal in Virginia. lol. My window tint isn't that dark but i've gotten crap about it a few times and once they see my plates they let me go. : )
     
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