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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 08-01-2012, 10:32 AM Thread Starter
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Professional Film Tail Light Tint, or Do It Myself VHT, Need Help?...

Since I don't really have experience with spray paint don't know if it will come out way too dark, or just uneven and bad. Just want to smoke them out.

I emailed a wrap/tint place and he said he'd give me a "deal" and do 35% film on my tail lights for $40.

Should I spend the $40 or just practice on another lens? Is it easy to take off the Nite Shades and re do it like plasti dip was?

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Thats a decent price for professional tinting.


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40 is really good considering you'll spend almost 40 on material to do it yourself lol.
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Sounds like a great deal. I'd ask to see some of their work though and if it checks out go that route. That way you can always strip it off if the police give you a hard time.

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Stratos we will be racing Saturday at Dakota county tech college if you wanna check it out. It's a testing day so just fun, bring a snell rated helmet and I could get you in the passanger seat for a run or two.


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For real? What time?

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I think it's like 8-4 all Saturday, I'll PM you some info as to not sidetrack the OP's topic.


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did you manage to get a shift knob??
Lol... course not ; ) scraped off the remainder of the aluminium and took the ghetto tape off. So now it's just ugly. Ugly is preferable over tape though, so I'll deal until I can afford a new one. Might use my mechanic friend's employee discount when I do.

And thanks everyone for your opinions, I will go ahead and just get the film then! Might have to wait a few weeks still to get more money, but will post pictures when I'm done with these small mods.

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good idea to go with what the crowd says, i think ima do it to my stockers as well but get it off ebay cuz no shops in my small town
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