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Old 10-18-2012, 08:24 PM
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...lights today! Started the process of blacking out the tails/3rd brake w/ VHT nightshades today, and so far it looks really good! Light output is still good, and I will be upgrading to LED's soon. I still need to clearcoat/buff out the tails,and buff out the 3rd, but I am very pleased with the results! Will post final pics when I'm done in a coupla days. Check it out!...
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Old 10-18-2012, 08:26 PM
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Those look really good
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Are the tails in the third and forth pics lighted from lights only?
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Those look really good
Thanks! Not done yet though!..
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Are the tails in the third and forth pics lighted from lights only?
I believe that is with the brakelights on, if that's what you're asking.
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Yes that is what I was asking.

I had my doubts as to the brake lights being on because your 3rd is not illuminated....?

Yes, it looks [real] nice.

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Also, I thought I would add that the 3rd is'nt illuminated 'cause I have the bulb assembly out since I have to take it back out and polish it anyway. I am letting the basecoats/clearcoats dry for 24 hrs. before any sanding or polishing. I'm in no rush and want them to turn out as good as possible!
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Yes that is what I was asking.

I had my doubts as to the brake lights being on because your 3rd is not illuminated....?

Yes, it looks [real] nice.

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Looks good! How many coats is that? You hand buffing it?
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Wait until you clear, wet sand, and buff them out like glass. I hate it when people don't clear after VHT they look matte black.
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What is best/proper way of doing VHT? I'm looking at doing it to my tails because I'm buying another pair anyway. I've done it on my car before the truck, I remember that I cleared it and wet sanded it but didn't buff or polish, and it still looked a flat color. I later removed it because I got a little crazy with the coatings and had it so dark I had almost every driver at night tell me they didn't know I was braking as well as a cop. But with my truck I want to do it completely proper.
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