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Old 11-06-2012, 11:39 AM   #1776
myrt1987
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Join Date: Jun 2012
Chapter/Region: Tri-State
Location: toms river, nj
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2012 Limited 2.0i
Dreamy Gray Mistress

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Originally Posted by pkL View Post
I'm just tinting with VHT Nite-Shades, nothing fancy. I'm planning to smoke them, I don't like/want them too dark. I think leaving the clear part untinted would be best. What about a progressive/two-toned tint? Where the clear part will be tinted ever so slightly and the remainder of the taillight being slightly darker?
I tinted the tail lights myself with nightshades and I left the backup/turn signals untinted.

Its easy and cheap, but i think up close its not perfect. theres some thicker spots, some small holes which could be because i didnt sand the tail light enough/too much or dust falling on wet tint.

But my guess is that its because i used thin coats because i too wanted tinted, not black tails. So its my opinion that less or thin coats you will see more imperfections. More or thicker coats will even out the imperfections. Overlays are probably nicer looking.

That being said, i dont regret it. Only looks sketchy to me because Im looking for it probably.
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