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Old 09-15-07, 01:50 PM   #1
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Default DIY Silver/Red Spray tail lights

heres how to silver and red DIY spray tail light

ok first you going to have to remove 4 screws

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then remove the tail light carefully and remove the bulbs

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this are the stuff you will need to complete the job
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then clean the head light with microfiber cloth

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make sure you clean the cracks

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Old 09-15-07, 01:51 PM   #2
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then use black tape(electrical tape) make sure you line it up with the black rubber between the orange and the red tail light

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and also do the upper part

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now take some newspaper and masking tape and cover up the red tail light and behind the tail light

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Old 09-15-07, 01:52 PM   #3
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onces that is done clean it one more time!

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now its time to spray it silver remember ppls spray it a constant speed and DONT LEAVE IT TOOOO LONG it will over spray and bleed, make sure to let it dry and do another coat

first couple coat
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more coat
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now once it have good even coat on the tail light let it dry be patient now its time for clear coat!

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Old 09-15-07, 01:53 PM   #4
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now here is the finish result lmk how you guys like it ill try to take night pictures to see the turn light

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Old 09-15-07, 01:56 PM   #5
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looks more white then silver. sorry i just dont like but good diy though.
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Old 09-15-07, 01:56 PM   #6
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wow, thats looks very clean, cant wait to see some night shots, hats off
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Old 09-15-07, 02:02 PM   #7
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Nice write-up. I dont like them at all, though.
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Old 09-15-07, 02:10 PM   #8
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It looks nice. Anything is better than that awful orange. I'd want to see what red tails look like on your car, though; it might blend in more on your red car. I went with red paint on the inside of my '95 tail lights. The orange clashed a little too much with my gold emblems and gold/tan paint, I think. And it's just so much cleaner.

Also, I wonder if they make transparent silver? I'd think it would look more like clears if the paint were transparent.
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Old 09-15-07, 04:10 PM   #9
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how well does the light shine through? Also what paint did you use?
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Old 09-15-07, 04:43 PM   #10
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looks good but why the silver? It would look better painted a different color
nice DIY though
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Good write up. They remind me of 91 Prelude tail lights. How does it look illuminated?
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I probably wouldn't do this, but good work on the idea and paint. Here is a similar one that another user did which is probably a bit easier to do: http://www.clublexus.com/forums/sc-400-300/218900-my-try-at-clear-tailights-sorta.html
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its different.

like others have said...hows the light output?
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It's different, I still prefer that red tail light color match paint over silver. but good write up!
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What kind of body kit is that?
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