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Old 09-26-2005, 02:17 AM   #1
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pretty sweet, eh?
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nice, how u do it? or is it just some special kind of bulb?
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well you can mist chrome paint over an amber bulb and have it work. idk what he did.

as long as it glows amber SWEET!
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you just paint your bulb?

it looks pretty nice actually, now get you some clear corners to really set it off.

btw, time to update your sig
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you turned a right headlight into a left headlight! whoa!! can you turn one of my two good right exhaust bezels into a left one?

















looks great, btw.
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duplicolor high-heat aluminum spray-paint

lay it on really thin and it still glows amber. i did a real hack job, so they arent as bright as id like. theyre just turn indicators though, so its not so bad. ill get night pics up soon enough. at night you can see how the coat of paint is uneven around the bulb

and i was just thinking i need to update my sig pic, heh
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im not a fan of clear corners either, i think they look tacky as hell
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if you want to try it again here are some simple tips.

before you prep the bulb get a bowl and fill it with warm water. Place the cane in there. This will increase the preasure inside giving a finer spray. which when it comes to bulbs you really want one.

Tape over all the contacts and spray from the side of the contacts. yes you will need/want to "hang" the bulb by fishline taped on the contacts. this will give the back side of the bulb a silver touch. and it should be even, assuming that you were able to spray straight onto the bulb. Then mist the top.


personally I would go to a junk yard and pull a few bulbs. experiment on them. most of the bulbs have dirt and stuff on them so it really doesn't matter if you touch them at that point.
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im not a fan of clear corners either, i think they look tacky as H***
im not a fan of orange corners... the amber looks even more tacky than any clear lense
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This can also be achieved by purchasing the silver start turn bulbs. This same look is on many cars.
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