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Old 03-25-2013, 07:42 PM
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Default Painted signals?

Can you use regular black in a rattle can for this??
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Old 03-25-2013, 07:43 PM
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No. Use either VHT nightshades or Rustoleam lens tint. It is more transparent.
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Old 03-25-2013, 07:49 PM
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You can but it would be the most stupid thing you can do. Listen to Devin20.
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Old 03-25-2013, 07:51 PM
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3 coats of nightshades and 12 coats of uv clearcoat polished with meguires plastix vht is the best

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Old 03-25-2013, 07:52 PM
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3 coats of nightshades and 12 coats of uv clearcoat polished with meguires plastix vht is the best
12 coats?!
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Old 03-25-2013, 07:53 PM
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3 coats of nightshades and 12 coats of uv clearcoat polished with meguires plastix
They must be REALLY heavy 3 coats. Here are my 4 coats.

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Old 03-25-2013, 07:54 PM
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Do they sell nightshades at regular parts stores? Autozone, oreillys, etc..
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3 coats of nightshades and 12 coats of uv clearcoat polished with meguires plastix vht is the best
Why is VHT better?

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Do they sell nightshades at regular parts stores? Autozone, oreillys, etc..
Yes. I got mine at advanced auto.
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Do they sell nightshades at regular parts stores? Autozone, oreillys, etc..
Yeah about $12
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Old 03-25-2013, 07:55 PM
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Nope light coats the will never fade with the uv clearcoat and that's the min on vht
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Old 03-25-2013, 07:56 PM
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Old 03-25-2013, 07:57 PM
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It looks better and it sticks better I only lightly sanded my tail lights before I sprayed and it sticks nicely
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Old 03-25-2013, 08:01 PM
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Looks like this

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Old 03-25-2013, 08:02 PM
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OP, for prep just wipe down really well with rubbing alcohol. If they are in bad shape then take really fine sandpaper and sand down lightly. Rub with the alcohol then spray. I recommend doing three max. When they dry they come out a little bit darker then when you spray.
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