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Old 05-14-2006, 10:25 PM   #1
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Did something weird the other day. As I was applying the final coats of clear on my dreaded paint problem, I accidently oversprayed onto the dull looking tailight. I figured, what the hell, I kept spraying. Well, holy cow, this stuff is pretty damn good. This tail light is no longer dull and flat. It almost looks like its brand new. Gonna have to get some more and experiment on other lights to see what happens. Not too worried about the headlights, but the other marker lights on the trunk are pretty bad. Might have a go with the Lexan headlights on my Neon. Will post pic tommorow when it gets light out.
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I did this too but nightshade tinted them first. works good, until mine started peeling a year later..
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I did this too but nightshade tinted them first. works good, until mine started peeling a year later..
the tint started to peel??? or was it just the clear coat????
Make sure the lense is really clean before painting it.....
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Why dont you just wheel out the tail light? It will look brand new.
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Mequiar'* Plast-x will also renew them quite well.
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I tried that polisher from Walmart, but didn't work well. Anyway, got the picture taken...

Here'* the clearcoat version.






This one is the same lens, but I just use the polishing compound on it last week.


When I get some more funding, I am going to get some more and try that other trunk lens to see what happens.
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