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Old 12-15-2006, 05:36 PM   #1
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I know theres like 32452352345 threads on this now.. but has anyone with a buick tinted their taillights?

I took about 30 seconds in paint and came up with this:

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I think it looks pretty sharp myself... I'd just be afraid of doing it and messing up
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i think it nooks nice

this is what i did on my old buick... maybe you could do something like that?



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Hmm.....not bad. Looks like a nice change from the normal appearance.
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can you give a better before pic, we can PS you a better(more accurate) after
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Sorry, stupid cardomain wouldnt open to full-size earlier
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Looks good.

I honestly think Lesabres can be made to look hot.

If you don't mind me suggesting a few things.

1. Window tint (35% is my personal favorite, I have it)
2. Tint your tails and clearcoat it so it looks glossy
3. Turn your tires to the inside so the whitelines don't show.
4. New rims, I'm thinking either gunmetal gray or black.

Looks like your headlights are cut glass so you can't paint them, damn...
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Here'* a couple options. Leaving a hint of red in them or going black. Photoshop gives you a little better idea of what it should look like, although not perfectly of course
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Looks good.

I honestly think Lesabres can be made to look hot.

If you don't mind me suggesting a few things.

1. Window tint (35% is my personal favorite, I have it)
2. Tint your tails and clearcoat it so it looks glossy
3. Turn your tires to the inside so the whitelines don't show.
4. New rims, I'm thinking either gunmetal gray or black.

Looks like your headlights are cut glass so you can't paint them, damn...
1)lol, im a noob. 35% would look good.
2)I was thinking that same thing.
3) Eh I like the whitewalls. My pap put them on there since he'* an old schooler, reminds him of his first car, 32 Ford coupe...wish THAT was my first car.. lol
4)New rims most definitely. Those will come in spring; I was thinking black with a polished silver lip. It'd look hot.

Regarding headlights, I was thinking of getting some headlight covers if I can find them.

dillc and peter, thanks for the photoshops guys... man, both the all out black and semi black look great... now I can't decide lol what do you guys think.
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I'm partial to keeping a little bit of red in the lenses. I like how it deepens/richens the color. About the tint though....You realize 35% is lighter than 15% right? The numbers refer to the amount of light that passes through - i.e. 95% would be practically clear and 5% would be almost black.
Lose the dealer sticker too I can't believe no one mentioned it yet
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