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Old 01-09-2006, 10:30 PM   #1
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You can paint them? the bulbs itself? Wow, that'* new for me. With what may I ask? house paint? brake paint?

I really hope no one consider this a stupid question and me. I'm guessing that Hans is going to chime in and tell me to google this question, I'm just asking a person who has done this before because the Internet can lie to ya sometime

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Model paint for me. Just silver Testors.
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Model paint for me. Just silver Testors.
that is also what i used
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I'm guessing that Hans is going to chime in and tell me to google this question, I'm just asking a person who has done this before because the Internet can lie to ya sometime
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no not this time

but yeah silver model paint seems to be the most common from what I have seen....however other paint would probably work just fine. avoid latex
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, but i just pictured a light bulb covered by a condom :homie:
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I painted mine but didn't like it. Not bright enough, so I have unpainted amber lights.

What'* the problem with not painting them.
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I painted mine but didn't like it. Not bright enough, so I have unpainted amber lights.

What'* the problem with not painting them.
It just isn't quite as much of a clear effect when you have an amber color still existing.

I've painted turns/corners on both of my rigs, haven't had a problem. Just used a rattle can, silver.
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I painted mine, but I didn't like the look.
The paint was uneven in some areas and it looks kinda bad when the light was on.

Instead I purchased "hot white" 194s, which are blue when off, and bright white when on. Another option might be led 194s that are orange or white.
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I just used PlastiCote Spray Chrome. Been almost 2 years, and they still look and work great. This was on the big turn bulbs, tho, not the 194s. I got pics somewhere if anyone cares....
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