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#1 Murph

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 01:55 AM

I tinted the tail lights with an automotive spray paint designed specifically for that purpose. Despite the apparent darkness of the tint, the lights still illuminate very bright and visible.

The skull image was just super imposed on the photo to cover my license plate.

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#2 canuck

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Posted 08 November 2012 - 09:52 AM

I like where you're going with the window tint, blacked-out grille and darkened tail-lights. What's next? I couldn't see your wheels from tjhe pictures but black spokes might be an idea.

#3 oldhead

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Posted 19 July 2013 - 02:27 PM

what was the name of the product u used to tint the rear lens.



#4 schteve

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 08:41 PM

I have used VHT nite-shade before and it works great

#5 MediumWilly22

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Posted 21 March 2017 - 06:42 PM

Any pics with the lights on? Day and night please. Thanks

#6 jbarnes

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Posted 25 April 2017 - 03:30 PM

I used to do these back when I had access to a paint booth.  Nightshades can come out looking good with a lot of work, but I suggest finding a body shop to do it for you with automotive grade paint.  Just takes clear coat with a small amount of black paint mixed in, and apply coats until the desired tint is reached.  The gloss effect of the clear coat method is hard to beat.  It can be matched with Nightshades but it takes a lot of sanding and prep work.  Here is a picture from my old Grand Prix with this effect. Wish the picture was taken in better light, but you get the idea.

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