Did some tinting

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  1. Aztec Gold 97

    Aztec Gold 97 Member

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    Tinted the 3rd brake light and the bumper reflectors... reflectors are still pretty light so I'll probably go over them again.
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    And I found a pair of these tails for really cheap so I figured I'd give it a shot--if it didn't work out, no big deal. I was trying to get them about the same shade as my headlights.
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    With the stock bezel...
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    Black bezel...
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    The jury's still out. I think if I run them, I'll use the black bezels--the others make it look... albino or something. For now though, I'm back to stock--red bulbs are on the way.

    Also.. how can I smooth out the texture? I think they'd look better if they weren't as hazy lookin.
     
  2. 97blackgt

    97blackgt Well-Known Member

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    this is exatly what i was going to do...i have a few questions

    what did u use? i assume it was a spray on tint? what brand

    also how did u prep the tails?

    finally do u have a shot of the rear with both tails in the pic, with no brake lights on? if u would could u post it

    i think it looks sweet..i like it with the stock bezels :drunk:
     
  3. DamieN

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    The Gold one on the left is much, much better.
     
  4. JerZeyStangz

    JerZeyStangz Well-Known Member

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    They look awesome to bad you can like polish it up to give it a shine like the headlights!
     
  5. Lightning Struck

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    im not sure what one I like better :-\ :-\ :-\
     
  6. gt96stang

    gt96stang Well-Known Member

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    You should sent them to KB to tint them...
     
  7. uncltrvlnmatt

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    I like it better with the gold bezzels.

    I can't believe you put those tails on your hood with no towel under them, shame on you!
     
  8. Aztec Gold 97

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    lol. Well, see, they're plastic. And I delicately placed them. No harm done.
     
  9. Hellion94

    Hellion94 Well-Known Member

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    With the tail lights I would probably put on another coat or two, and then wet sand and buff them out so that the finish is smooth and shiny.
     
  10. Aztec Gold 97

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    I've never wet sanded before... I've heard that's what I need to do though. I'm trying to collect as much info as possible before I start. How soon after the additional coats do I want to sand?
     
  11. Aztec Gold 97

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    I used NiteShades. You can get it on ebay for about $15.
    For prep, I Windexed, then washed with the normal soap I use on the car. Professional, I know O0
    As for the pic, I think I have one... I'll try to grab it off my camera a little later.
     
  12. AaRoN

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    Looks really good Aztec O0
     
  13. eliyarbrough

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    Nice! I think I am going with the gold also. It is looking good though!!!