Write-Up: Black Tail light Mod (BTLM)

Discussion in 'How-To' started by Vince77, Aug 25, 2009.

  1. KETCHUP

    KETCHUP Active Member

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    nice write up. love those tails. u know I love unique!! :rockon:
     
  2. rich017

    rich017 Active Member

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    Very nice!!!

    Other members tried this by putting them in the oven and they just melted. lol
     
  3. PiNkY

    PiNkY Active Member

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    ok i've done everything the lights are just drying right now only problem I have is my lens seem to have a pink hew to them - is there any fix to this? I'm debating on just sanding them down with 1000 grit and hit um with a light spray of night shades then clear them. Any other suggestions?
     
  4. 1blkt

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    Ya there's no way of sanding that pink off, so I like your idea of giving it a light smoke to mask the pink.
     
  5. PiNkY

    PiNkY Active Member

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    ^Well I'll give them another 30 minutes or so then hit them with a lil paint. I'll post up pics of before and after to see what yall think
     
  6. PiNkY

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    Well they turned out a little darker than I had wished but still think they look pretty sweet. I still have to clean up the outer edges the silicone is visible in some spots but my damn fingers hurt. Should of worn gloves.

    After doing the above directions I then wet sanded with 1000 grit then hit them with a light coat of night shades tint. Then applied 2 coats of clear then wet sanded again with 2000 grit then 1 more coat of clear. I got a little happy with the dremel in some spots but unless your looking for the marks the 1/4 in paint around the edges does a good job hideing it.
    the 1 on the left is prepd for paint the right 1 is just the BTLM done
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  7. Vince77

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    They came out great. Nice job. The light tint looks pretty good.
     
  8. Jwall

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    those look great!
     
  9. djcsx-runner

    djcsx-runner " I love blue waffles"

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    just finished the one side and about to start the other will post pics when done
     
  10. dj_lucas840

    dj_lucas840 Active Member

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    Dam those do look good!
     
  11. djcsx-runner

    djcsx-runner " I love blue waffles"

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    all done came out great thanks for the write up
     

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  12. Vince77

    Vince77 New Member

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    You're welcome. Great job. I like the black on black. :rock:
     
  13. ACE OF SPADE X

    ACE OF SPADE X New Member

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    i believe they came like that but they dont make them anymore ...could be wrong tho but im pretty sure there not in production anymore
     
  14. Vince77

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    Thanks Ace.

    Yeah , they came that way. They're nitto red lines. I don't really care for the stripe, but it would be cool on a RR.
     
  15. Scarface

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    So would having a djm drop + hitch = scrape over everything?
     
  16. djcsx-runner

    djcsx-runner " I love blue waffles"

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    i dont think so
     
  17. morcheez26

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    wow another mod i totally missed in the last 3 years
     
  18. C_Redfield

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    Nice work, great mod.
     
  19. 2010BSPxrunner808

    2010BSPxrunner808 New Member

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    has anyone done this on the 09 and up tail lights?.....pics would be nice
     
  20. elynor_v

    elynor_v New Member

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    Hey, V -

    Guess what I've been doin' the last couple of days?! Thanks for the write-up.
     

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