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Old 05-28-2002   #1  
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Smoke Lens paint?

Where would you get this item? And if there isnt any around VA.. where should i look for a shop to smoke my tails? a body shop? A motorsport shope?
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somebody said you can get it at a craft shop like hobby lobby.
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i got the smoke lens paint at one of these local "speed shops" it was $15 and looks sick.
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sigh.. any from md or va that knows of any place? i looked at pep boys.. trash auto.. i meant track auto.. and a couple of motorsports place.. still cant find one... [IMG]i/expressions/face-icon-small-mad.gif[/IMG]
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sigh can anyone tell me where i can find them!?[IMG]i/expressions/face-icon-small-confused.gif[/IMG][IMG]i/expressions/face-icon-small-confused.gif[/IMG]
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umm...i dont know about smoking tails or headlamps i kno about painting them...FLAT BLACK...that is what i did...good luck to anyone that is doing their tailamps...[IMG]i/expressions/laugh2.gif[/IMG]
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you can get it at a lot of places...i picked it up from a local shop, but they have it online

derek had that a long time ago, but he got it from a place that carried several kinds...ask him what online place he went to...

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found it, here's a link...

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i had some cheap kind, this is decent...i think

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Nice cable..............
Has Anyone done this??......
I hate my red tails,.....but like the light pattern, and hate the altezza's....(cf ok..but light pattern:barf[IMG]i/expressions/face-icon-small-wink.gif[/IMG]
Do you spray the outside of the light???
or the inside??....
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I have all the sprays..$20 plus S/H
Black , Red, Yellow, etc...Smoked...

Just call to order

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im wondering the same thing as trevor. Tornactive.... are those sprays high heat resistant.. will they fade?
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I just got off the phone w/ rob......(he's gonna get annoyed w/ me pretty soon:laugh[IMG]i/expressions/face-icon-small-wink.gif[/IMG].......
He said it would be best to do the inside of the tails(thats a pain though)....but you can spray the outside and he said it last for a while, you might have to re spray once a year or so........
heat resistent??....ohh, you want to do the headlights???......(do worry about heat on the tails)...or at least the outside[IMG]i/expressions/face-icon-small-confused.gif[/IMG]
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no i want the tail lights... im just wonderin if itll wash off if it rains....
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no it won't wash off in the rain (per: Rob w/ torn.).....
I would just sugest not scrubbing your tails w/ a wire brush or anything......
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yea me too.. lol I KNOW SOMEONE MUST HAVE!!? err i think smoked tail lights would look better than altezzas
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i had this on my old 4Runner, but i had some cheap kind. like, the darker i sprayed it (smoked out completely), the less shiny my tails got. and i had to use some thinner to get it off at the end

BUT, im assuming this stuff is better since you can peel it off and its a better brand.

but when i had it, it lastest through the weather and all. no problems

looked pretty cool, all blacked out.
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spray the outside of the tails...pain in da *** to spray inside, dont know how it would look though..may be nice since you retain the high shine on the outside...but typically you spray the outside

oh, ask derek if he can post some of his old pics because he's done it before and had pics posted awhile back, but he's mad busy i think
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Just get some dark window film and cut and shrink it to fit over your tail lights. Put it on just like you would on the windows, only on the outside. It won't come off unless you want to take it off using solvents.
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.......good call barkat,....
I just want my tails BLACK!!!!........
Im gonna have to firgure something out
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pimpdakota's tails were smoked, kinda sad hes selling his ride though
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i dont think the film will be as "clean" looking as the spray.
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