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Cargo lights are a bit tough, since the area you would wish to leave untinted is so small to tape off perfectly, however you can just tape off a straight section, then pull it off after 2 coats, and put 2 more coats on. I have seen this done, and it looks good.
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Cargo lights are a bit tough, since the area you would wish to leave untinted is so small to tape off perfectly, however you can just tape off a straight section, then pull it off after 2 coats, and put 2 more coats on. I have seen this done, and it looks good.
I'm a pro taper...lol I'm going to mask off the reverse and cargo lights I decided, I think it's going to look great, can't wait! Headlights will likely be next and HOPEFULLY ordering the ram air parts, really want to get that done...
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Sean are you going to paint the inside of your head lights?
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I honestly don't know what I'm going to do lol. I bought an extra set off another member here to experiment with. They arrived damaged (due to the carrier, not the member). Some mounting tabs were broken off. It was a big hassle but we got out money back. As a bonus (sort of) they shipped the lights back as well. I've decided to try to fix them and use them. My friend claims to have a plastic welder and says we can weld the broken tabs back on. Only problem is when they were shipped back they had even more damage haha but hopefully I can fix them. I think what I'm going to do is just simply remove the amber turn signal lens, to give it a clean clear look that'll match the chrome grill and bumper.
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dang that sucks but i bet your idea will look really good! inform us when you do so we can see!!
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I just baked my headlights apart, and am currently tinting the ambers... coat 2 is on and drying as we speak. Contemplating color matching the non-essential reflectors where the light doesn't go.... thoughts?
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oh Mr. "im done color matching" LMAO!!!! do it million, you cant go wrong! be sure to do a write up and take many pics! i wanna do mine!!! so hopefully i can man up after you do a well detailed write up!!!!!!
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I just baked my headlights apart, and am currently tinting the ambers... coat 2 is on and drying as we speak. Contemplating color matching the non-essential reflectors where the light doesn't go.... thoughts?
Do you have the dual lights or quad lights? I have duals. Tinting the amber was my initial thought but since I have a chrome grill and bumper I'm thinking just removing the amber and having the whole like "chrome" or clear will match well, especially on my white truck. I'd like to see pics of yours though...
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Alright, after ALOT of drinks, I am somewhat done. I, as usual, was far too impatient, and tried to separate the backing from the lens quickly, and may have messed up my headlights a bit. Nothing that a HEARTY application of RTD won't fix, but for sure not stock anymore. I wish I had started earlier, and here is why....

The tinting of the ambers came out GREAT! However, when removing the tape from the rest of the headlight, some of the chrome came off on the tape. It was blue painters tape, so I don't know why the chrome would come off, but whatever, it did. So, now, I MUST do something to fix the black spots on the reflectors (not in the light 'cup), so tomorrow I will probably be color matching to cover that crap up. Or possibly just some chrome spray, it's not terrible, but bad enough.

Tinting the ambers looks GREAT though...seriously.



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That does look great! Now I can't decide what to do haha
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