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Old 04-21-2010, 12:37 AM   #31
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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.
Yea, get some pics up if you don't mind. It would be a good starting point for other people considering the same thing.
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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..
but then agian it is only 12$... lol
worst comes to worst ill respray it lol
ill go get some pics now
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how hard is it to do the tinting? do you have to wet sand it down before spraying?
i just washed them, then tinted. Its reallly easy lol
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I really do like it. I think have a new project for tomorrow!! Thanks!
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I would wet sand with 1000 grit to prep the surface. a few light coats and lots of clear. I did my mustang'* third brake light and reflectors that way, my neighbor has a Harley Nightster and I did his rear signal covers that way too
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Yup..if not gonna wet sand then be sure to use a gray ultra fine scuff pad..which is equal to about 1000 grit sandpaper. Simply washing and spraying the paint on is not going to last..it has nothing to stick to.. Hopefully you have better luck with yours, but I can tell you it might not hold up very long.
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i did 3 clear coats today, looks the same but should definatly protect it better.
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Post up some pics with the clear coat!!
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i did 3 clear coats today, looks the same but should definatly protect it better.
did ya use a glossy clearcoat? If so it shouldn't be flat anymore.
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