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Old 07-18-2011, 05:17 AM   #51
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I want to do this so bad but don't want to mess up the outers and don't feel like payin that much to a tint shop. Do you have to take the housings off the car to apply them?
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Old 07-18-2011, 10:44 AM   #52
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Awesome! How about a full car shot of the rear like the pic above yours ?

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Old 07-18-2011, 04:29 PM   #53
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I want to do this so bad but don't want to mess up the outers and don't feel like payin that much to a tint shop. Do you have to take the housings off the car to apply them?
No, you can keep them on. It might be hard to hold everything steady if you remove the lights (unless you have a buddy helping).

I did my own and feel that I rushed it a bit. It wasn't hard, really. Just time consuming and you have to be patient with the material. It's easy to heat it up too much and stretch it all funky. You kind of tuck the vinyl into the gaps around the light, then when you're all done, just run a razor blade along the gap to cut off excess.
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Old 07-18-2011, 04:31 PM   #54
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@ erik: I really like that light tint. Just enough that it's not super shiny chrome anymore. Nice touch.
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Old 07-18-2011, 06:01 PM   #55
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@ erik: I really like that light tint. Just enough that it's not super shiny chrome anymore. Nice touch.
Thanks I saw the darker version on Bluebat's site and just thought it was too dark and might draw unwanted (IE police-type) attention. IMO, this is way these should've come from the factory.
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Old 07-18-2011, 06:05 PM   #56
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anybody know what type of tailights these are?
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Old 07-20-2011, 08:11 PM   #57
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FWIW I was talking to the guy that did my lights after I messed up one of the outters. He also did my windows previously and he did a really good job on both. He said the secret to doing them well was using a steam gun (if you have a fabric steamer that is exactly what you need) but he didn't figure that out until the back half of the hour he spent on the first outter. Then he said he did the 2nd outter in about 30 minutes.
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Old 07-21-2011, 01:03 AM   #58
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anybody know what type of tailights these are?
The are the stockers with a 300 dollar paint job, that's Mach Vs car.
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Old 07-21-2011, 09:42 PM   #59
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I tried putting mine on myself and screwed it up, took them to a tint shop that didn't know how to do them, and eventually got them put on last week:

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Old 07-25-2011, 05:02 PM   #60
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Looks awesome! Who did the install?

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Old 07-26-2011, 08:50 AM   #61
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You need to take them off...and its not hard to do just takes time and a hair dryer to get them perfect. I swear the biggest PITA for me was getting the inner plastic hatch parts to clip back in.
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Old 07-26-2011, 10:14 PM   #62
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I got it done at King Tint in San Bruno, CA. They took them off and took two people to do it. I definitely wouldn't have had to patience to finish it.
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Old 07-26-2011, 11:54 PM   #63
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Old 07-29-2011, 03:51 PM   #64
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just ordered mine with the light smoke inners as well.
have been fighting with myself if i should do this ever since i got my car
a year and a half ago. i finally gave in.
hoping to get them soon.
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Old 08-10-2011, 09:11 AM   #65
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i'm contemplating doing this....

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Old 08-10-2011, 09:26 AM   #66
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Do it man! If you wanna go back it's as easy as peeling them off.
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Old 08-10-2011, 12:01 PM   #67
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Do it man! If you wanna go back it's as easy as peeling them off.
That's true. Thanks
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Old 08-11-2011, 05:29 PM   #68
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Need some help guys. There was someone in Boston named Tuey that installed these, but I lost his contact. Any help is appreciated!

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Old 08-12-2011, 04:20 PM   #69
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I'm about to order some of these since I can't stand the stock look...I'm torn between the 6/10 smoke and the red with the 6/10 smoke cutouts. My car color is grey metallic..opinions?



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Old 08-13-2011, 10:29 PM   #70
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I didn't want to risk messing up, so I had my window tint guy do it for me. I watched him while he was doing it with a steam gun, took about a good hour.
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Old 08-14-2011, 12:57 AM   #71
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I'm about to order some of these since I can't stand the stock look...I'm torn between the 6/10 smoke and the red with the 6/10 smoke cutouts. My car color is grey metallic..opinions?



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Def the darker .

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Old 08-14-2011, 01:00 AM   #72
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I didn't want to risk messing up, so I had my window tint guy do it for me. I watched him while he was doing it with a steam gun, took about a good hour.
Damn, maybe it's the way the light is hitting it, but that red looks sooo nice. Like it's really just a transparent red housing. Kudos to your installer.
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Old 08-14-2011, 11:09 AM   #73
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Damn, maybe it's the way the light is hitting it, but that red looks sooo nice. Like it's really just a transparent red housing. Kudos to your installer.
If I didn't know mine were tinted, I would think they were red housings. If applied properly, you can't tell the difference.
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Old 08-23-2011, 07:49 AM   #74
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here's mine that i installed yesterday.

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Old 08-28-2011, 10:41 PM   #75
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That looks really good. You went with the lighter center inserts?

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