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Old 03-03-2011, 11:54 AM
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Leave those suckers stock (can't believe I just said that).

The 01's are sweet lookin' tails, I've got 3 sets of them now.

If you do 'shade 'em, do super light coats & don't go crazy dark.
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Old 03-03-2011, 11:56 AM
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Do it, just practice first on an old set or something to get it down
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Old 03-03-2011, 12:21 PM
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I'm gonna use my friend's spray. My friend (blue Tacoma) used 4 coats on his. This isn't the greatest picture since it's overcast and raining, but it gives the idea.

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Old 03-03-2011, 12:23 PM
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that works!!
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Old 03-03-2011, 02:12 PM
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Nice! Thanks. I'm afraid using paint remover would damage the lights. You think it would polish out?
on my lights i actually soaked them in nail polish remover and then scrubbed with a dry cloth and the niteshade came right off!
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Old 03-03-2011, 02:49 PM
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I have used VHT so many times. the easiest way to remove it is with this stuff.

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Old 03-03-2011, 04:31 PM
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You can always buy some silverstar bulbs for your reverse and brake lights, i have them for mine and they are bright as fuck for non-led lights! If and When you tint your tails please post pics and how many coats you put on it!

Also are you going to put a clearcoat over it? It will make it look alot nicer!
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Old 03-03-2011, 04:46 PM
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You can always buy some silverstar bulbs for your reverse and brake lights, i have them for mine and they are bright as fuck for non-led lights! If and When you tint your tails please post pics and how many coats you put on it!

Also are you going to put a clearcoat over it? It will make it look alot nicer!
what the heck?! I bought those silverstar reverse lights and they are even dimmer than my stock ones!! I must've got a bad pair!
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Old 03-03-2011, 04:56 PM
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Here are my tails.... i only did one coat, there is no runs or anything in them, they looks really sweet, only having the one coat makes the light come through a lot better




and here is a shot with just my lights on at night (obviously brake lights are even brighter)
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Old 03-03-2011, 05:06 PM
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Brodie is that seriously only one coat? How far away where u spraying it? I have a harvest gold truck to and thats the tint i want for my tails!


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what the heck?! I bought those silverstar reverse lights and they are even dimmer than my stock ones!! I must've got a bad pair!
Mine are way brighter and the Reverse lights are bright as fuck! You probably got a bad pair ...
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Old 03-03-2011, 05:15 PM
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I tried this actually and failed miserably. Any suggestions to get rid of all the bubbles??
Take your time and use some soapy water to help get it on there.
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Old 03-03-2011, 05:15 PM
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ya, only 1 coat... i dunno i think i was spraying from about 8 inches away, maybe i went a little thick but i guess thats good cause it turned out really damn good
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Old 03-03-2011, 05:16 PM
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Mine are way brighter and the Reverse lights are bright as fuck! You probably got a bad pair ..
Man that sucks! I'm gonna have to take them back and get a new pair!
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Old 03-03-2011, 05:39 PM
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Man that sucks! I'm gonna have to take them back and get a new pair!
Hey its all good! You can get out and drive in the ranger!
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