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Niteshade smoked headlights/taillights

Ok so I really love the smoked headlight and tail light look, and a bunch of guys at work were telling me about Niteshade and how it works great.
Has anyone here used the product and did it work well?? Pictures?
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and would it would with this set of tail lights, would I be able to smoke the whole thing or do you have to leave the clear?
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Niteshaded tail lights/3rd brake light - 2 coats of Niteshades, 2 coats of clear. The product worked pretty well, you may want to clear coat it as well, because it does not come out glossy.

I covered over the reverse lights and cargo lights with the Niteshades, it's not bad at all with only 2 coats.
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great result!
just what im looking for, only a little darker :)
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DO NOT shade your headlights please. Instead, get those black housing lamps off ebay. Similar to the headlight mod on the 01+ trucks.
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haha why not shade the headlights?
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Safety and the fact that they are niteshaded headlights....stupid idea in my opinion. Output is greatly reduced, being seen by oncomoing traffic is greatly reduced....it's just stupid and unsafe.
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yeah good call man, i'll just smoke the tails and get new headlights. because im really not diggin my headlight setup lol
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those are sweet!
well i can get free shipping bcuz I can just get my work to order them in :)
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and would it would with this set of tail lights, would I be able to smoke the whole thing or do you have to leave the clear?
id recommend leaving the clear. You gotta be able to see in reverse somewhat.
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On Ebay they've got Red Nightshade.....I'd red the amber section, then niteshade the entire thing. Worth a shot. And if it fails, niteshade comes off taillights using laquer thinner...so you can start over if you wanted.
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yeah thats what i was thinking, thanks for clearing it up :)
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On Ebay they've got Red Nightshade.....I'd red the amber section, then niteshade the entire thing. Worth a shot. And if it fails, niteshade comes off taillights using laquer thinner...so you can start over if you wanted.
ya i forgot about redding out the amber. makes it look so much better.
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Chris, did you clear over those? they look kinda dull.


stock tails on left, mine nightshaded on right(before clearcoat.)

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nah I still need to wet sand em, I kinda like the flat black tho
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alright so i did the first coat, went alright. my buddy was a moron and there was a bit of overspray that i have to deal with... but it looks nice i think :)
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Those look good, I did 3 coats on mine, and like 6 clear coats.

You shoulda let me know, I got 3/4 of a can thats going to waste here.

HINT: Take it off the truck, its like 2 screws.
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tails are sold...looked good but but not my taste...

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wow thats an awesome result man!
good stuff. yeah i will finish them up this weekend and make em darker for sure + clearcoat, what did you use for the clearcoat??
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Here's mine before i cleared them and wet sanded them. I love the way they look.

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yea yours also looks good there tman.
good stuff. i love niteshades :D
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