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Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 4:22 pm 
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okay, i have photoshopped up ideas for my taillights, but I need to figure out how I could do them or who could do them for me.

I have used the "nightshade" before, but was unhappy with it as it has a matte finish when used on the outside of the lens and does not tint dark enough when used on the inside for the amount of light transmission. Was hoping there is a way I could overcomethis problem or if there is a better product? I am looking for it to be gloss/reflective, similar to window tints.

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Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2008 5:37 pm 
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I'm sure a window tint place would do it for you if you brought in your lights.

I used nightshade on mine and yes it comes up very dull but when you put a few layers of clear coat on it's all sweet. I'm very happy with mine.

On you tube they show you how to tint your tail lights with window tint. Might be worth checking them out.

 

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Posted: Sat Jun 28, 2008 2:29 pm 
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really? i might try the nightshade again with clear coat then on something else and see how it comes out.

I wasnt sure about the tinting places whether they would be able to do it cause its a weird shape....mm il post a pic up of what i want

 

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Posted: Sat Jun 28, 2008 2:34 pm 
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quickie photoshop attempt

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Posted: Sat Jun 28, 2008 6:27 pm 
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Mate just put clear over the nightshade and it will be fine. Ive done it before and it looks good.

 

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Posted: Sat Jun 28, 2008 7:37 pm 
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If you wanted to tint it using the sheets there would be no hassle at all in doing so.

The tail lights on EF have no crevaces or badges like my ED does, so plastic tinting would be a simple 10 minute job.

 

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Posted: Sat Jun 28, 2008 7:56 pm 
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example of night shades tint

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Posted: Sun Jun 29, 2008 4:26 pm 
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sweet il get some clearcoat and try it out then

 

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Posted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 1:58 pm 
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got bored yesterday and started on the lights, il post some pics up in a sec

 

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Posted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 2:16 pm 
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taped up after first coat of nightshade
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had to go to work so back on the car yesterday arvo
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pulled them off again today and taped them up but sprayed with normal black paint (as too much light got through the lines where i didnt want it after 5 coats of nightshade).
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them drying, just need to sand back and hit up the clear coat. Note that they are darker than in the image below, but look slightly lighter than in the image above and the reflector still works....so hopefully wont be any trouble
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Cramping in the hand from having it on your Wang for an excessive period of time is a definate con.
Seriously do people google "f**k up modifications for Fords owned by Jews" and get linked straight to this site nowadays?

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Posted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 2:18 pm 
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also it looks weird with the reverse light but it isn't anywhere near as noticeable when looking at it compared to in a picture

 

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Seriously do people google "f**k up modifications for Fords owned by Jews" and get linked straight to this site nowadays?

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Posted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 8:31 pm 
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Looking good.

 

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Posted: Sat Jul 05, 2008 3:22 am 
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from that last photo im interested to see how the lights project through it..

 

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Posted: Sat Jul 05, 2008 4:14 pm 
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it actually projects almost like normal on the tinted parts and not much darker where the lines are....i need to do the lines with more normal black spray paint so it doesnt go through lol

 

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Seriously do people google "f**k up modifications for Fords owned by Jews" and get linked straight to this site nowadays?

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