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post #1 of 10 Old 08-14-2012, 06:13 PM Thread Starter
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Smoke tail lights

Anyone recommend a place to buy smoke tail lights for a OBS?

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post #2 of 10 Old 08-14-2012, 08:17 PM
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You could always tint your own with VHT Nightshades and clear over them. Some people don't like the VHT, but I don't think it is too bad, definately could be better, but not bad. This is a set I did for my friend. I originally did them for my truck, but got way to dark, and my friend liked them, so he got them.


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I did the vht spray also, do one coat over the entire lens, then tape off the backup clear light and give a 2nd coat.... they get dark quick
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Why did you spray over your back up light part?


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Why did you spray over your back up light part?
I find them completely useless. I have a set of KC reverse lights and that takes care of all the light I need.

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I used VHT as well. It's not the best but it looks pretty good to me. I mainly did it because my lights were really oxidized and faded, until I buy a new set after bodywork.

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VHT looks ok ONLY if you clear over them. And vht tends to come out dark. I used black, red, and blue paint, clear, solovent mixed to tint, and cleared over for shine and protection. The red and blue were just a slight mix to accent the tint to bring the rd of the tails thru and kinda accent the paint. Cant really tell tho

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Look on eBay. Some sweet tail lights. I'm having a hard time finding headlights I want that match the tail lights I want.

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Search for bronco or f150 and u will find a ton

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Dont rattle can them it looks cheap go on ebay and browse around "bronco headlights" they have some pretty crazy light setups on there.


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