Headlight tint - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
6.4 Exterior Discussion Body and Accessories Talk

User Tag List

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 19 Old 01-02-2013, 05:49 AM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 34
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Headlight tint

Can u smoke out just the turn signal lense in the headlight. I think I saw one done the other day any info?


Sent from my iPhone using AutoGuide.com App
Drewhavard5 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 19 Old 01-02-2013, 12:26 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 34
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Anyone???


Sent from my iPhone using AutoGuide.com App
Drewhavard5 is offline  
post #3 of 19 Old 01-02-2013, 12:41 PM
Super Moderator


 
SuperCrutyPS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Orangevale, CA
Posts: 14,605
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 141 Post(s)
Thanks: 67
Thanked 406 Times in 391 Posts
Garage
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Yes....but you have to take the lights apart to do it.

Look at this post - Scroll down to post#12 (# is on the right side of the blue bar above each post)
Painting Headlights
Once apart, you can paint what you want. For smoking, some people use stuff called "Night Shades"


Owner | Operator: Darryl
My Truck: Ol' Guy Garage
Tow Toy: Pilgrim International 31RE3SLF5
United States Navy - IC2 - '76-'80
SuperCrutyPS is offline  
post #4 of 19 Old 01-03-2013, 02:43 AM
Compression Ignition Addict

 
tony97gt's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Broward County
Posts: 644
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 5
Thanked 4 Times in 3 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
I just took my headlights apart not too long ago to do a projector retrofit. Took the orange/yellow reflector out (3 screws and it comes out) and painted it about 3 times with black paint. no more orange!

2008 F250 Harley Davidson 4x4, Upgraded LED lighting, JL Audio 13.5" Stealthbox, JL Audio C3 door speakers, JL Audio 500.1 for the stealthbox, JL Audio 400.4 for the doors, Viper 5704 alarm/SmartStart and GPS tracker, JimmiJammer door plates, JimmiJammer gateguard, Delete front lock/rear handle swap, DPF delete, MiniMaxx, 2.5" level, Sinister coolant filter, 55w 6000k HID's driving/fog lights, S+B CAI, MBRP 5" DP back exhaust, 35x12.5x20 TIS 20" rims, Nitto Trail Grapplers, adjustable track bar.
tony97gt is offline  
post #5 of 19 Old 01-03-2013, 04:17 AM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 34
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by tony97gt View Post
I just took my headlights apart not too long ago to do a projector retrofit. Took the orange/yellow reflector out (3 screws and it comes out) and painted it about 3 times with black paint. no more orange!
Got any pics?


Sent from my iPhone using AutoGuide.com App
Drewhavard5 is offline  
post #6 of 19 Old 01-05-2013, 05:25 PM
Sic2Fiddy
 
barhmann's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Charleston
Posts: 38
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
its a pretty easy job, just a pain to separate the front lens from the housing. The rest is cake.
barhmann is offline  
post #7 of 19 Old 01-05-2013, 05:43 PM
Compression Ignition Addict

 
tony97gt's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Broward County
Posts: 644
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 5
Thanked 4 Times in 3 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
If you're going to open up your headlight housing, you might as well do a projector retrofit while its open. I'll try to get you a pic tomorrow. You should look at buying some butyl to use when you reseal the housing.

2008 F250 Harley Davidson 4x4, Upgraded LED lighting, JL Audio 13.5" Stealthbox, JL Audio C3 door speakers, JL Audio 500.1 for the stealthbox, JL Audio 400.4 for the doors, Viper 5704 alarm/SmartStart and GPS tracker, JimmiJammer door plates, JimmiJammer gateguard, Delete front lock/rear handle swap, DPF delete, MiniMaxx, 2.5" level, Sinister coolant filter, 55w 6000k HID's driving/fog lights, S+B CAI, MBRP 5" DP back exhaust, 35x12.5x20 TIS 20" rims, Nitto Trail Grapplers, adjustable track bar.
tony97gt is offline  
post #8 of 19 Old 01-06-2013, 06:07 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 34
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Sounds good would like to see some pics


Sent from my iPhone using AutoGuide.com App
Drewhavard5 is offline  
post #9 of 19 Old 01-07-2013, 12:45 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
h1gg1n5's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: SoCal
Posts: 434
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by SuperCrutyPS View Post
Yes....but you have to take the lights apart to do it.

Look at this post - Scroll down to post#12 (# is on the right side of the blue bar above each post)
Painting Headlights
Once apart, you can paint what you want. For smoking, some people use stuff called "Night Shades"
I find that Nightshades has a slight purple tint to it because it's specifically designed to be used on red tail lights. So when the purple-ish tint mixes with the red tail light it makes it a nice dark black.

For all other tinting I use a model paint called Tamiya which can be found at most model stores, ebay, or amazon and the color is smoke. It's a heck of an expensive little can of spray paint but worth it to do it right in my opinion.

Here's a link to what I'm talking about:
Amazon.com: Tamiya Polycarbonate PS-31 Smoke Spray Paint: Toys & Games Amazon.com: Tamiya Polycarbonate PS-31 Smoke Spray Paint: Toys & Games

I tinted my amber reflector in my headlights with it and it worked great.


2008 F450 CCLB KING RANCH
H&S Mini Maxx w/ Gearhead Tunes | DPF & EGR Removed | Downpipe | CAC Pipe | CCV Mod | Injen CAI |Dieselsite Coolant Filter & Boots| Mishimoto Rad | BFC Headlights
h1gg1n5 is offline  
post #10 of 19 Old 01-13-2013, 08:51 AM
Compression Ignition Addict

 
tony97gt's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Broward County
Posts: 644
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 5
Thanked 4 Times in 3 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
This is only a rough install, I'm not done with it yet but here's an idea of the smoked yellow lens. Headlight was put into the oven and taken apart. I used oven cleaner to remove the chrome paint off the reflector bowls. Behind that was beautiful BLACK plastic. [IMG][/IMG]

2008 F250 Harley Davidson 4x4, Upgraded LED lighting, JL Audio 13.5" Stealthbox, JL Audio C3 door speakers, JL Audio 500.1 for the stealthbox, JL Audio 400.4 for the doors, Viper 5704 alarm/SmartStart and GPS tracker, JimmiJammer door plates, JimmiJammer gateguard, Delete front lock/rear handle swap, DPF delete, MiniMaxx, 2.5" level, Sinister coolant filter, 55w 6000k HID's driving/fog lights, S+B CAI, MBRP 5" DP back exhaust, 35x12.5x20 TIS 20" rims, Nitto Trail Grapplers, adjustable track bar.
tony97gt is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome