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Old 04-20-2010, 05:36 PM   #21
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It would sand the tint off, then you could clear coat and it would look stock
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how hard is it to do the tinting? do you have to wet sand it down before spraying?
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Old 04-20-2010, 06:28 PM   #23
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Just curious, how well can you see your tail lights through that tint?
X2 a pic with the markers on and with the brakes on would be great
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NOT TO BE USED ON GLASS.

Just figured I'd throw that out there.
Nope, I was thinking of taillights as well.

EDIT: Second on the lighted before/after pics.

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how hard is it to do the tinting? do you have to wet sand it down before spraying?
It'* not hard at all. 2-3 nice even coats will go a long way. You don't need to wet sand first, but dry sanding first is a good idea so the first coat will stick better.
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Keep in mind that using this stuff is in no way going to get you the results of having a real professional paint/mix sprayed on through actual guns.. this is a cheap alternative though. Definitely needs to be cleared in the end as it will help with the look and longevity of it.

Would like to see some lights on pictures also..
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Keep in mind that using this stuff is in no way going to get you the results of having a real professional paint/mix sprayed on through actual guns.. this is a cheap alternative though. Definitely needs to be cleared in the end as it will help with the look and longevity of it.
What about, instead of spraying it on the outside, you took apart the housing and sprayed it on the inside? Any ideas on how that would improve the result and longevity?
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What about, instead of spraying it on the outside, you took apart the housing and sprayed it on the inside? Any ideas on how that would improve the result and longevity?
You would have to get the housing apart first. Not sure about your model year but the 00+ are almost impossible to get the lens off without breaking or melting something.
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You would have to get the housing apart first. Not sure about your model year but the 00+ are almost impossible to get the lens off without breaking or melting something.
Mine'* a '97. Skilled with a ratchet, destructive with a Dremel, great at operating spray cans.
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Just curious, how well can you see your tail lights through that tint?
Dude honestly i looked at it and i was like... **** i just messed up my tail lights. But i can see my brake lights suprisingly well, and at night you cant even tell that their tinted. I can get some pics up if you want me to.
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