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Old 06-23-2007
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night shade reverse lights

So I just recieved my clear corners and I plan on putting them on as well as putting night shade on my tail lights tomorrow. I've heard a lot of people say to tape off the reverse lights (I'm assuming so they're seen better) but my question is how hard would they be to see if I didn't and I put on two or three coats.
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Sorry Had to do it



Reverse lights arnt very bright....I woudlnt imagine youde be able to see very well
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lol i cant put pics i haven't put them on yet but i will once i have
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you can say goodbye to your reverse lights. tape them off or buy some other lights for your reverse lights like i did.
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Old 06-24-2007
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tape then off then put 1 to 2 quick coats on the reverse light part that a few coats of clear over them all

thats what i did

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you can tell the one that was not clear coted yet
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Hey how the heck do you guys make your niteshade look so nice, i did it once and it looked like i put flat black paint on it....
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I nite shaded my tails, turned out real nice... def don't nite shade the reverse light part because when their lit up, it's purple. mad gay. Then MAKE SURE you clear coat the whole thing, prevents chipping, and looks 10 times better
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Hey how the heck do you guys make your niteshade look so nice, i did it once and it looked like i put flat black paint on it....
clear coat might have helped with that. i didnt use a clear and mines pretty shiny. i just cleaned the taillights and sprayed light coats until i got what i wanted.
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Old 06-25-2007
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Well I ended up nightshading the whole thing including the reverse lights. I also installed my clear corners. I'll try and post some pics up tomorrow.
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anyone ever night shade there headlights?
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Here are the finished results.

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i didnt use clear and i love them i did it on purpose though, made mine look better on black. pics in my sig. first mod i recommend. very easy to do and looks 10x better!

very nice job!

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Both trucks look great! The 06's nightshaded look sick. I'm going to give them a shot after I do the headlight mod tomorrow.
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with my tail light covers, i cant see for sh*t in reverse at nite... i gotta slide open my rear window to try and see.... time for some small driving lights mounted under the rear bumper hooked up to the reverse lights
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i didnt use clear and i love them i did it on purpose though, made mine look better on black. pics in my sig. first mod i recommend. very easy to do and looks 10x better!

very nice job!


so would this look good on my Grey truck?
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im still wondering if we could do it from the inside out

just the lens only
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im still wondering if we could do it from the inside out

just the lens only
it would still look red then, but light up darker
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I used 1000 and 2000 grit wet sanding techniques along with clear coat to get a glossy finish on mine

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Ya I didn't have any sand paper that fine at the house so I didn't wet sand mine but I think I might take them off and do it.
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how did yall do that and with what???
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