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Old 12-13-2012
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Nightshade Headlights

Ok, now that I have your attention. I'm no idiot, I know not to nightshade my headlight lenses. BUT, what if I do the headlight mod, put in oven, separate lens from housing, paint housing in non-reflector areas, bla bla bla, but I use nightshade instead of straight up black paint. I would assume that I would get kind of a black chrome look, with a light coat or 2 of nightshade of course. Has anyone done this and if so can you post up pics? Thanks.
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I used Duplicolor Shadow (chrome tint) on my emblems and it is very difficult to get it even. It seems worth trying if you have the patience to apply it correctly
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I'd vote Shadow instead as well... heard good things about it!
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Ya ive tried nightshade on plastic chrome and plexiglass and Ive yet to get a piece to turn out right. Very uneven. Dont know about this shadow stuff they are talking bout though.
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I'd just get a different color PAINT.
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Old 12-14-2012
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Ok so nightshade is a no-go, won't lay down and cover well enough. Thanks for the input guys.
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i saw this done and i cant find the pis to save my life, ill post if i can fin them. if your truck is a color other than black, ive seen people paint it the color of the truck. looks amazing
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Demon-FX4 was his username. Color matched E4 headlight mod. It looked ok but I remember him catching some crap because they looked pink.
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ya you might want to do a heavy coat for that shade of red. make it dark
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I don't really like the color matched look. Unless it's a black truck. My truck is pretty close in color to rangerstepside's truck.
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ya a color like ours is a tough one to use on trim and stuff, let alone find a color match thats close enough
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Demon-FX4 was his username. Color matched E4 headlight mod. It looked ok but I remember him catching some crap because they looked pink.
it looked gay lol. gray is the only other color that would look pretty good imo



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ya a color like ours is a tough one to use on trim and stuff, let alone find a color match thats close enough
duplicolor makes cans you can get off of a shelf that match. I usually just get a can made at an autobody supplier if i need to spray something (like i sprayed my grille surround)
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it looked gay lol. gray is the only other color that would look pretty good.
Tyler (Rangerboy101) has DSG heads and they look great! They look better than black on a white truck IMO.
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Tyler (Rangerboy101) has DSG heads and they look great! They look better than black on a white truck IMO.
yeah his look awesome
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it looked gay lol. gray is the only other color that would look pretty good imo




duplicolor makes cans you can get off of a shelf that match. I usually just get a can made at an autobody supplier if i need to spray something (like i sprayed my grille surround)
ive been around the parts store here and i cant find it anywhere. i had to have the body shop mix me up a batch
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ive been around the parts store here and i cant find it anywhere. i had to have the body shop mix me up a batch
damn that sucks! i always get a can made anyway. I only picked up duplicolor for my gauge cluster bezel
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damn that sucks! i always get a can made anyway. I only picked up duplicolor for my gauge cluster bezel
ya i figured they'd have it. color code bm, or bright amber metallic, not one they carry i guess, at least not here. but they made me a can for the air gun for free.
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