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Old 10-01-2012, 03:58 AM   #1
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Is it possible to remove to dark tint from tail lights that people use to darken them? I just bought my car and the taillights are dumb.
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Old 10-01-2012, 04:30 AM   #2
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Is it paint or is it an overlay? If its an overlay you should be able to peel it off. If its paint then you could try paint thinner BUT it could damage the car's paint so remove taillight from car. Also it could harm the plastic so use a little at a time and work slow.

You could also wet sand till you hit the light then polish.
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Old 10-01-2012, 06:07 PM   #3
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You could also damp a dry cloth with brake fluid and wipe the paint off if it is painted. Just don't use too much. After you wipe all the paint off, you should be able to clean and polish it.
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Old 10-01-2012, 06:40 PM   #4
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just be warned that the same chemicals may also strip the UV protective coating on the plastic causing it to haze over like headlights do. If they're painted you might be better off just finding someone to trade with.
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Old 10-01-2012, 07:09 PM   #5
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isopropyl alcohol, 90% +
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Old 10-02-2012, 09:28 PM   #6
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Use brake fluid believe it or not. Take them off the car because the brake fluid will ruin your paint. Rub it in with a rag. The paint comes off the lenses without causing harm to the plastic lenses. Polish or wax them up and you're done.
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Old 10-02-2012, 09:36 PM   #7
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+1 on brake fluid, what I used to take the paint off on one of my old emblems
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Old 10-03-2012, 06:56 PM   #8
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I'll try it
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Old 10-03-2012, 07:01 PM   #9
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Is it possible to remove to dark tint from tail lights that people use to darken them? I just bought my car and the taillights are dumb.
I used gas it worked great. Mine were just smoked not sure how dark yours are.
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Old 10-03-2012, 10:23 PM   #10
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Old 10-07-2012, 12:24 AM   #11
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Overlays ftw .

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Old 10-07-2012, 01:00 AM   #12
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Brake fluid and nothing else. Rub your heard out. Just reclear with UV protectant. Easy.
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