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Old 01-26-2013, 06:32 PM   #1
Dcasta9
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Default Outer overlay install help/2010 hatch

Hey people of Nasioc!
I purchased Taillight Overlays a week ago and decided to install them today. The inners went on no problem, but the outers are much harder. Once i preped the light and began to apply the vinyl, everything went smoothly until the lower middle. There is extra vinyl and is hard to stretch over the crease of the light. Any tips?


I wouldve gone with Bluebat's or any other Vendors but didn't want to have to wait for a reply. Link to Overlays:
http://www.premiumautostyling.com/20...nker-cut-outs/
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Old 01-26-2013, 06:45 PM   #2
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heat gun, and a ton of patience working the vinyl....thats all i can say sorry haha. i went at it for hours. even after all this, it only looks aite has some creases on the bends. but looks awesome from far away so i can roll with it until i get a pro to do it on the next set of overlays.
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Old 01-26-2013, 06:50 PM   #3
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hours...haha. Ill try round two in a little and post pics where my problem is.
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Old 01-26-2013, 07:18 PM   #4
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I tried vinyl and ended up spraying them red.
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Old 01-26-2013, 07:20 PM   #5
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Took me about an hour for the first light and 45 min for the second. I used lots that foaming glass cleaner and a hair dryer. It came out okay.
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Old 01-27-2013, 04:10 PM   #6
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Finally got them done, unfortunately with some creases
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Old 01-27-2013, 04:10 PM   #7
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Time for round two!
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Old 01-27-2013, 10:20 PM   #8
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I found it a LOT easier when i removed my taillights, I was able to stretch the overlay around and heat it (Then you wont get wrinkles), then cut out excess.
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