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Old 07-17-2007, 09:14 AM   #21
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I have considered tinting them a little darker and selling them. I also have yet another set of SSEi tails that I need to strip and re-tint.
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What happened to the green metallic tinted ones?
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They had micro-cracking on the lenses that I didn't see before I started. The tinting migrated into the cracks.
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I have considered tinting them a little darker and selling them. I also have yet another set of SSEi tails that I need to strip and re-tint.
Is the yellowing on the reverse lights the only reason you took them off?
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Yes. The 95'* OEM lights are blemish-free. My plan would be to polish those lenses before tinting and clearing. They would be clear then, and wouldn't yellow again.

SE/SLE reverse lenses will yellow where SSE/SSEi won't.
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Yes. The 95'* OEM lights are blemish-free. My plan would be to polish those lenses before tinting and clearing. They would be clear then, and wouldn't yellow again.

SE/SLE reverse lenses will yellow where SSE/SSEi won't.
Sweet, how much do you reckon the set would cost a fella?
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Considering what I paid for the other two sets in the last 6 months, I'd probably let them go for 100 buckeroo'*, polished reverses, tinted to your specifications.
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Wow, that looks amazing.

I'd like to try this on mine, not sure if it would look right with the color tho...

Yours on the other hand, looks perfect on both! I love how it looks with the green.
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Some yellowing on SE lights can be polished out, but some of it is UV damage done to the plastic, and also yellowing on the inside of the light where you can't clean it.

After so much outside time, it'* impossible to get them white without cleaning inside. (for those that don't know, they don't open up like the SSE ones) But a good PlastiX session will definetly help them out
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Is that the night shades spray you used, if so, you can actually buff them out to a shiny gloss if you didnt want to clear them, I do all my cars, gotta do this one still!
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