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Old 05-27-06, 03:08 AM   #1
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Default My try at clear tailights (sorta)

I'll have some day shots and more info tomorrow
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Old 05-27-06, 03:11 AM   #2
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Give me your wheels...........






















.......now.
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Old 05-27-06, 05:31 AM   #3
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DIY would be great too, what type flim did you use? looks very clean but w/ those wheels it be hard not too
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Old 05-27-06, 10:58 AM   #4
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Default Some sorta Hawaii thing?

What's that "12" thing under your plate, and how is it attached?
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Old 05-27-06, 11:37 AM   #5
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Nicely done! Give us some direction ...
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Old 05-27-06, 12:08 PM   #6
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step by step instructions would be sweet. Thats exactly how i want my taillights to lool!

a job well done.
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Old 05-27-06, 12:09 PM   #7
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looks pretty damn good! as everyone else has said: more info such as directions and what products, how much ? where to get?
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is that just silver tape?
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Excellent work! Would love to know the secret, but regardless, great effort.
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Old 05-27-06, 01:50 PM   #10
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Thanks for the props!
I've always loved the 92-94 tail lights and wanted them cleared out (BTW I'm working on a real cleared out set as we speak, I'm running into some problems though, I'll keep you updated)

I stumbled across this website Sticker City and click on vinyl sheets and click on simulated frosted sparkly. It's actually made for glass windows but It was only like $25.00 bucks/5 feet, I found out that this can cover 2 tail lights, so you really need $15.00/3 feet (What a deal!)

It's basically a strechy sticker, they even included instructions and a squeegee (not bad for $25.00)

I used a rubbing alcohol and water mixture and It's kind of like putting on tints:

1) Clean tail lights
2) Spray tail light with alcohol/water mixture
3) Place sticker on tail light
4) Trim to fit
5) Peel sticker backing
6) Spray solution on the sticker
7) Place sticker on the tail light
8) Squeegee out all water and air bubbles
9) Use a hair dryer to heat up sticker to help drying (especially on the corners)
10) Enjoy!

You can still see some orange through the tints but I like it...for $25.00, can't go wrong.

I'm not sure how long it'll stay on but the sticker is a high quality sticker, so it should be fine, plus it was only $25.00.

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What's that "12" thing under your plate, and how is it attached?
It's a safety check sticker and there's a company that makes brackets here in hawaii, they sell a couple of different styles, I think it's like $20.00, It comes with double stick tape but I would recommend that you screw it in.
Let me know if anyone's interested, I can get them and ship them to you.
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very nice. ( i hate u cus u live in hawaii ). Did u take any actual pics of the process?
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looks pretty good actually. I like it. Anyone with a white car want ot try this?
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looks very good! may i suggest spraying the reverse lights red also..... i think that would make it look much cleaner. just my 2 cents. good job none the less!
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Old 05-28-06, 10:15 AM   #14
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i think it would be clean if you painted the reverse light part all red. here how it would look sorta.

but either way looks good! for a DIY
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Not to change the subject, but what's up with the silver car with the really nice wheels next to your car in the garage? I like the wheels.
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