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put on some tinted 08 tail lights today

finally got around to picking up a set of 08 tails for my 06. the original lights looked terrible i think. picked these up from ford brand new. since i have the rest of the lights on the truck tinted i figured i might as well do these too. used rustoleum lens tint and clear. i think they look great. also followed the how too's on hooking up the reverse lights, very easy. hardest part was waiting for the tint to dry so i could handle them without leaving any marks. still need to polish them out so they shine a little better. now all i need is the 08 rear bumper and ill be set. here are the pics (sorry for the dirty truck)


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that looks great, good looking rig you got their.

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I think that looks good.

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Thanks guys. Subtle yet different.

06 f350: 8" ICON 2.5 resi's, ouo ala's, pmf track bar, dual stabilizers, custom 5" exhaust, 37" BFG km2's, 4.30s, 08 tailgate w/step, 08 tail lights, coolant filter, BPB oil cooler w/p 58v ficm and radiator, ARPs, 175cc, MTW s1 billet, ported intake, egr delete, onboard air and gearhead tunes
All the above just to haul the 900hp street mustang
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Your whole truck looks great!

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Truck looks awesome. More pics!

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It looks really good! Was it easy to just swap out the old lights for the new style? Do they just fit right in?

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Does rustoleum offer that paint in gloss? I like the look but is want gloss and I'm ready to do mine


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The swap was relatively plug and play. Housings are a direct swap but you need to splice in a new reverse bulb socket. There are a few how tos on here with the exact parts you need
As for the paint. That is the only version i have seen. I plan on spraying some more clear and then wet sanding and polishing and seeing how they turn out

06 f350: 8" ICON 2.5 resi's, ouo ala's, pmf track bar, dual stabilizers, custom 5" exhaust, 37" BFG km2's, 4.30s, 08 tailgate w/step, 08 tail lights, coolant filter, BPB oil cooler w/p 58v ficm and radiator, ARPs, 175cc, MTW s1 billet, ported intake, egr delete, onboard air and gearhead tunes
All the above just to haul the 900hp street mustang
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That rear end looks boss. Nicely done.

...Painted white 08 bumper? :

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