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Old 02-04-2006, 11:08 PM   #51
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use flat black
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Well I was thinking that but what KIND of paint, high temp, VHT niteshades.....thinking that the vht would darken it up but not take away from the reflection of what chrome I do paint......??????
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VHT nightshades wont look good from my research, it will darken the area and render the reflection useless giving you practically no lighting.

use the flat black on the non reflective areas. Example from regal gs:


ben from regalgs.org recommended to use a flat black Testors model paint to paint everything. Thats what he uses, he paints them but charges $85

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if you decide to use projectors you could paint the area since you dont even need the reflective surface.. but I imagine trying to setup how to mount projectors will be a bitch and a 1/2
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if you decide to use projectors you could paint the area since you dont even need the reflective surface.. but I imagine trying to setup how to mount projectors will be a B**** and a 1/2
ehh...its not bad if you know what you are doing and have an idea how to mount it.
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I'm not sure if it applies to everyone else but it does to me,

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if you decide to use projectors you could paint the area since you dont even need the reflective surface.. but I imagine trying to setup how to mount projectors will be a B**** and a 1/2


ehh...its not bad if you know what you are doing and have an idea how to mount it.
I usually have no idea and I often wade in deep water and praying that I do something right.

But they would look nice
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if you decide to use projectors you could paint the area since you dont even need the reflective surface.. but I imagine trying to setup how to mount projectors will be a B**** and a 1/2
ehh...its not bad if you know what you are doing and have an idea how to mount it.
yea just dont drill a hole and jb weld the projectors lol.. you gotta make them either adjustable or do some testing before you finalize the orientation if they';re not adjustable
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