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 Post subject: removing nite shade off tail lights??
Posted: Thu May 12, 2011 9:36 pm 
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hey i have a set of tail lights that are nite shaded, but is not the good stuff. its like a greyish powder coat finish over altezza lights. is there anything i can use to get the paint off so its just the original light? i want to respray it with good s**t so its a dark shiney black. thanks :)

 

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 Post subject: Re: removing nite shade off tail lights??
Posted: Thu May 12, 2011 9:38 pm 
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Thinners, or sand paper?

 

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 Post subject: Re: removing nite shade off tail lights??
Posted: Thu May 12, 2011 9:41 pm 
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i havnt tried anything yet. i dont want to risk ruining the light. i was thinking brake fluid but that might destroy it :?

 

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 Post subject: Re: removing nite shade off tail lights??
Posted: Thu May 12, 2011 9:45 pm 
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Yea dont do that lol, wait and see what anyone elses ideas are

 

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 Post subject: Re: removing nite shade off tail lights??
Posted: Thu May 12, 2011 9:50 pm 
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good idea lol. if it all goes wrong i still have my original lights and a clear set :D

 

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 Post subject: Re: removing nite shade off tail lights??
Posted: Thu May 12, 2011 9:50 pm 
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Thinners on a rag, give it a good rub...on the light, not ur ballz.
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 Post subject: Re: removing nite shade off tail lights??
Posted: Fri May 13, 2011 5:30 pm 
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ok thanks. ill rub both anyway :lol:

 

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 Post subject: Re: removing nite shade off tail lights??
Posted: Fri May 13, 2011 10:14 pm 
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hey mate from memory last time i used carby cleaner and washed it straight off and it was easy as. the cleaner smashed it straight off then just cleaned with wet rag

 

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Posted: Sun May 15, 2011 9:08 pm 
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try this sorry its not a ford and not mine http://motamota.r31skylineclub.com/inde ... ic=92094.0
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 Post subject: Re: removing nite shade off tail lights??
Posted: Sun May 15, 2011 9:29 pm 
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Another thing you might wanna do is cover the tail lights in clear contact before you paint, that way if the cops try to defect you, you can peel it off, my mate has done this, or just a roll of tint and put it on there intsead will probs be the same

 

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 Post subject: Re: removing nite shade off tail lights??
Posted: Mon May 16, 2011 7:02 pm 
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ive had my nite shaded lights on for a year or 2 now and ive never had any cops say anything about them. most cops will admire it :)

 

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 Post subject: Re: removing nite shade off tail lights??
Posted: Mon May 16, 2011 7:08 pm 
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savage78 wrote:
try this sorry its not a ford and not mine http://motamota.r31skylineclub.com/inde ... ic=92094.0

this says not to use thinners. would it ruin the plasic? i have EF tail lights

 

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Posted: Mon May 16, 2011 9:26 pm 
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effalconxr6 wrote:
savage78 wrote:
try this sorry its not a ford and not mine http://motamota.r31skylineclub.com/inde ... ic=92094.0

this says not to use thinners. would it ruin the plastic? i have EF tail lights

yes thinners will wreck the plastic
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Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 10:51 pm 
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i know this is slightly off topic, but is there a way to legally tint your tail lights? cause like you guys have said, i dont want to try it then get defected...

 

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