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Tinting side markers

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Paint remover if painted like mine
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Racing Finish Tint it has clear mixed into it
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Stripped the Paint off with this product (if your not stripping the paint clean them up really good)
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Tint i am using is for RC car lexan bodies. This stuff has a clear coat mixed in with the black paint stuff is great very glossy.
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spray light even coats. i had a few runs so i placed them in the Oven on the WARM setting around 150-200 degrees to even them out.
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Did you mount them yet?
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Did you mount them yet?
negative I'm doing something else to the truck that involves having the markers off. (that's a teaser)
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That looks awesome... way better than nightshade. Also I didnt know they had stuff like that. Ive been trying to find a way to tint my windows on my rc's for a while.
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That looks awesome... way better than nightshade. Also I didnt know they had stuff like that. Ive been trying to find a way to tint my windows on my rc's for a while.
yea i picked this stuff up while in the hobby shop. usually use just black paint for the cars windows this stuff is great sooo shiny
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yea i picked this stuff up while in the hobby shop. usually use just black paint for the cars windows this stuff is great sooo shiny
thats what I always do but I left my crawler windows clear cause Im going for the scale look
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fully dry. smooth like glass
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how well does the light show through?
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how well does the light show through?
not good with stock bulbs. buggmans blast right thru the tint. pics tonight
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not bad. you need some regular chrome emblems now though to go with your wheels/front end
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Cool. I never knew about this stuff.

Is it only available at hobby shops? I want some.
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Cool. I never knew about this stuff.

Is it only available at hobby shops? I want some.
yep or online
its designed for lexan/polycarb plastics. it bonds extremely well. LIGHT coats or you'll develop runs. when this stuff runs it runs. placed in the oven and it all evened out.

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not bad. you need some regular chrome emblems now though to go with your wheels/front end
do you have any?
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^Nice lookin.

Did you mod the headlights? or buy them?
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^Nice lookin.

Did you mod the headlights? or buy them?
bought them $66 shipped from ebay. they got condensation in them from the car wash so i took em inside and let them dry out all day then sealed them up with some clear rtv
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do you have any?
No, you're the one who works at a dealership lol. If you swap them out I'll buy yours
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No, you're the one who works at a dealership lol. If you swap them out I'll buy yours
I just ordered a pair $30 for the 2 of em.
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Time for Projectors.... Truck looks great though... Not normally a fan of the corners like that but those look really well
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I just ordered a pair $30 for the 2 of em.
Thats what you paid for new ones?
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yup.
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Lookin good, Those are really dark. I can't wait to see night pics.
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the nightshade if you do them right and clear them they come out great
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