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Old 04-08-2005
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Blacked Out Tail-Lights

Ok, I was bored a few weekends ago and was just looking all over the internet trying to find some cheap parts from my truck when the idea of blacking out my tail-lights came to mind. I did one of those searches on google about it, found some forum for Dodge Magnums where people were arguing on how it wasn't safe to do it, then decided to do it myself. before i say anything else ill show you guys the pictures. Sorry about the poor quality but it can't always be pretty in Georgia.




Notice the reflective properties in the lense are still in tact (and that's not just because of the glare, they actually still work when headlights are shined on them). I also have my third brake light done the same way. they all still light up just as bright as they used to, but when the lights are on, the red is only visible at night. i think it worked out pretty well and was a hell of a lot cheaper than buying aftermarket tail lights. Tell me what you think.
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i dont know if you did but if you wet sand on it with HIGH grit sand paper and clear it they wont be so dull looking, looks really nice

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it looks good, compliments the truck very well
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Looks good...

I wish i can do that...Damn Texas

EDIT: I think it will look good alittle lower...

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looks good, i was one of the first to that mod on these sites, i even did it for a few other member. except i taped off the reverse lens, and i like the way it looks better. there is a link to my ranger pics in my sig
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Looks good, a lot better than those plastic stick on ones. . .
How did you do it?
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Looks good, a lot better than those plastic stick on ones. . .
How did you do it?
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its nightshade paint
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Hey Zach do you know any more stores that sell the nightshade besides carquest & Summit?
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I think like auto zone has it and maybe miejer no clue a local High performace shop by me has it thats all i know
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im pretty sure autozone doesnt sell it, i used to work there and still check all the time for it. any shop that can order VHT products can get it. only one shop locally could get it for me, and it was only $7 a can
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I also tinted my tails a few months ago...im very happy wit the results. Now that its getting warmer Ill be able to wet sand them nicely to bring out the shine. I still have to tint the 3rd brake light...when I get some free time
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well all I really want to tint is the 3rd Brake light...
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I tinted my third brake light as well, but only added one coat of clear because i didn't have time to fool with it anymore. the only thing I used was black gloss spray paint and a can of clear...
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