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Black in headlights?

I have been seeing it looks like stock headlights paint black alot in the forums and wondered how yall are doing it? what kind of paint?
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VHT Nightshades

Check local laws before blacking out any lights
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but the actual light is not painted just around it, on the inside. That should not be a problem should it?
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Heres a how to if you want to do it yourself.
http://www.generation-edge.info/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=641

You can also buy black ones off ebay
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yea that! thanks
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its well worth it. it changes the look of the truck. everyone that sees mine wonders how i did it. that link posted befor is what i used and it took a bit of prep but all worth it in the long run.
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DO IT!
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I'm probably the only idiot that bought them, but I got 'em off ebay for $80
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Bought mine off ebay! Only because i dont have an oven though
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oh okay good, I'm not alone LOL did you get both the corners and headlights, thats what I did
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here's a reference shot for ya since you have a white truck...

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ok... so maybe 2 since i'm a *****.

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ALRIGHT!! 3 DAMNIT BUT NO MORE!

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I tried to do this mod but gave up and ordered a set off the net. I got my stockers apart but my masking tape kept ripping the fake chrome off. I figured even if i did get it painted the missing chrome in the reflectors would bug me so I just ordered some black ones. They haven't shown up, I hope they don't leak.
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edgeman I LOVE your truck thats like the same look i am going for... what kind of bush gaurd is that.
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edgeman I LOVE your truck thats like the same look i am going for... what kind of bush gaurd is that.
thanks dude. the bar is a westin bull bar. you can get one thats not a westin cheaper on ebay and it looks the exact same.lol
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Do it! just make sure to use some not very sticky masking tape so you dont peel up the chrome

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i would like for someone to paint their headlights the same color as their body paint, wonder what this would look like, maybe someone can photoshop a pic to see, i think that would look BA
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Their was a thread a while back that had a blue and red truck with matching headlights...
When I did mine i used the blue masking tape and no chrome came off.. Easy mod to do took me about an hour to do it all...
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i may do it to mine if i get brave enough to put headlights in the oven...
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I love mine too! :-D

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is everybody just using krylon black to paint them???
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Don't be nervous to put them in the oven, just keep an eye on them and you'll be fine... The warmer they are, the easier they come apart....

I think I used the satin black from krylon..
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is everybody just using krylon black to paint them???
Krylon works, get the krylon fusion - it doesnt take any sanding to prep or anything.. since it is a sealed enviroment, you dont need clearcoat or anything over it... two or three coats to even it out once its prepped is good
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