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Old 05-28-2004, 12:32 AM   #1
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I purchased the bonneville 3rd brake light overlay from Grafxwerks and was wondering if anyone had any tips before i attempt to do this? I got the 2 stage decals. 1 black then the metallic silver decal to match the color of the car. Any tips would be greatly appreciated as i don't want to screw it up or am i making more out of this than there is?
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Its knda tight up there against the spoiler, first trim off as much waste as you can on the top of the decal. Dry fit a few times to get the feel of laying it. You'll want to apply it top down to get it align properly, use a damp soft rag to work out any bubbles.
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Actually the instructions that came with it suggest to take the brake light right out of the car to apply it to the lens. I was gonna try it the way PontiacDad suggested, but thought maybe it would come off after a few washes.
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Let me know how it turns out. I ordered one two nights ago.
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I've had mine on all winter and several car wash'* and its as good as new. To remove the light requires removing the trunk lid liner and maybe even the spoiler?
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Yeah Removing the liner and the spoiler scare me so i think i'll try it your way PontiacDad.
I'm gonna do it tomorrow so i'll let you know how it turns out. Thanks
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I bought my 3rd brake light overlay last year from Vinzdecals online. It really adds a nice touch. What did you have printed, "Bonneville", or "Pontiac"?
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I think I was the first to do this and have not had any problems with many washes, rain, and snow (few hail storms, some sunny days, power outtages, meteor strikes etc..).

I didnt take the light out of the trunk, just stuck it on. You may want to wipe the lens down with alcohol first to clean it off real well.
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I bought my 3rd brake light overlay last year from Vinzdecals online. It really adds a nice touch. What did you have printed, "Bonneville", or "Pontiac"?
Yup, thats who I got mine from, thanks I couldnt remember the other day when someone pm'd me
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I went with the bonneville decal as i see too many pontiac ones..... I bought mine from GrafxWerks was here in 2 days
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