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Paint it 7 63.64%
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Old 10-09-2011, 08:45 PM   #31
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that tint would drive me crazy, ill be using vht on all my future cars, its not hard to use.. but then again im a master painter
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lol, i realize its not hard to use, but like i said ive seen some pretty splotchy brake lights. in my opinion it completely ruins it. im also afraid of the fade issue.... the vht does not age well. (attched a pic)

maybe sarah is right and theres just a lot of r'tards with spray cans lol
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heres the pic.... forgot to hitt upoad lol. i wish we had an edit button.
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DO IT!!!!
3m makes a good blackout tape i have used many times works great.
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Old 10-10-2011, 12:29 AM   #35
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maybe sarah is right and theres just a lot of r'tards with spray cans lol
Well, my spray skills aren't the greatest yet, and by the time I get the confidence to do it, I'll have another car lol

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3m makes a good blackout tape i have used many times works great.
That was something else that was mentioned to me that I'm considering.
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Old 10-11-2011, 06:31 PM   #36
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when i did it i had them flat on a table, held the can about a foot away and did a relatively quick steady stream on all the edges first, then left to right right to left dont spray continuously or you will get runs and too much overlap.. just spray a line stop spray stop. take your time. I did 3 coats and it looks lovely. and works fine. yours will be like mine 4 separate lights, and like mine your outer brake lights will look really good.
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Mine'* only 3 pieces dear. The middle part is one big piece.
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i know. just like mine. but there are still 2 lights there honey. regardless if they mold together in the middle.
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here ya go
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do it, the chrome looks cheap IMO
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