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Old 10-18-2011, 07:27 PM
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Project VHT night shades complete

I started a little project yesterday and just finished up a few mins ago. I smoked my taillights and side mirror lenses. A 12 dollar can of VHT night shades and a can of dupli color clear coat was all I used. To my surprise it came out really good. I put two coats of spray tint on and three coats of clear coat. Let it dry then buffed the crap out of it with Meguairs ultimate compound to give it a glossy look. I will post some pics tomorrow. It sure beat the $160 bucks a local tint shop wanted to charge me!

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Old 10-18-2011, 09:01 PM
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Or buying the crappy Recon ones!! Nightshades is the heat!!
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Old 10-19-2011, 03:36 AM
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are you going to post some pictures?
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Old 10-19-2011, 05:17 AM
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Yes where are the pics.
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Old 10-19-2011, 06:25 AM
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Old 10-19-2011, 01:13 PM
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Well I was going to post pics but they look like crap in the daylight. I can't get them to shine. I thought they would have the same glossy look as the stock ones. Gotta try something different. Any suggestions?
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Old 10-19-2011, 01:21 PM
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Have a body paint shop put clear on em. It may cost a lil but it will definitely look good. I did this with my ol F150 tail lights. (i'll post pics for reference)
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I may have to go that route. I thought I could work the cleat with a porta cable. It did make it look better but will only get it to a certain point and it's not shiny enough
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Old 10-19-2011, 01:44 PM
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Ok well I couldnt find the pics from right after they were finished with the clear. So I had the guy that bought it from me send me a couple of them just now. The professional clear coat will really help bring out the shine though.

This is before any clear, just nightshades

And these are now, 2 years later on a di-rty truck.

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Old 10-19-2011, 01:46 PM
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Yep that's the shine I am looking for. Thanks bud
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