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Third Brake Light: Clear or Smoked

I need help deciding on which 3rd brake light would look better on my truck.

1. Smoked
2. Clear
3. Stock

My Truck:
(sorry the only picture of the back I have)

(you can see i have clear headlights and corners in this picture)


3rd Brake lights:

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smoked
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Smoked...I've got one on mine! Looks great!
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I say stock or clear, maybe get some taillights to match.
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I say stock or clear, maybe get some taillights to match.
Too bad i have a mazda bed and they don't make tailights. Isn't there a way to smoke your stock ones?
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I haven't tried it but there are sprays you can use like this one:
JDM Lens smoke spray paint
See if anyone else has done this and what they used.
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I like smoked!!
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for the mazda lights... get the smoked taillight covers... 50 bux and they are really durable and look sick!

plus, it would look nice with the third lite smoked
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^^^i'm not a big fan of covers. they look kinda cheap to me and people are always stealing things like that. i've put the chrome valve stem caps on my truck 3 times and they have been stolen every time. are people really that cheap? i also had someone steal a styrofoam ice chest and my spare tire from the bed of my truck. the reason i did a ranger front end conversion was someone stole my grill of the front of my truck.
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wtf? ppl that poor and needy in NE?

i dont have that problem even at my school
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maybe i was a theif in a previous life and this is payback
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definitely smoked
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smoke that mo fo
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clear i love mine
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smoked it will make it look better
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Smoked for sure!!

Where did you find those....eBay??
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I bought smoked LEDs & it was no where smoked enough to match the rest of the lights so I tinted mine.



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I would get smoked.
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I bought smoked LEDs & it was no where smoked enough to match the rest of the lights so I tinted mine.



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What did you tint yours with?
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Most likely, VHT Niteshade. Check out http://www.jusnesmodified.com
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Yea, what Travis said.

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go easy on the VHT....i put 3 coats on my stock tails an they were waaaay too dark.....lol
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I did three semi-heavy coats(careful it's thin and runs easily!) and mine were pretty damn dark. In the sun, they were a black cherry color, lol.
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smoke it
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