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Painted Tails

Finally got around to trying out the metalcast paint on my old tail lights... while I had the light covers off, I hit them with a few coats of black fusion paint too.

The red is a little more dark maroon-ish than the old bright red, but some of the darkness came from the multiple coats it took to cover the yellow section completely.

About 5 coats of metalcast red & a couple light coats of cheap clear. They look a little milky (due to camera) but they're super glossy in person.

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looks better
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Yup,
Something just didn't look right with the yellow turn signals & my red LEDs under the tailgate.
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Very nice
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that cleaned it up ALOT! looks good! i think the red looks better darker like that!

do what kinda paint did you use on the taillights
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What do the turn signals look like now when they are on.
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they probably shine red.
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Shoot some clear on there and you will be set!
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that cleaned it up ALOT! looks good! i think the red looks better darker like that!

do what kinda paint did you use on the taillights
Duplicolor metalcast red
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What do the turn signals look like now when they are on.
They're actually deep red.
A little bit of the original yellow shines through around the clear reverse lens, but the only way I could keep all the yellow out would have been to reduce the size of the reverse lens area.
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i may have to try this sometime this weekend.....
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