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11-07-2015 08:30 PM
autolite I did my tail lights total different look imo. I bought gloss black model paint and a model brush and did 3 of the 4 sides.The side thats next to trunk lid is sealed from the edge so didnt try it.
09-03-2015 09:16 AM
Originally Posted by Bigcat View Post
Where did you order your taillights?
You can get them from your local dealer or order them from ebay, or basically anywhere that sells them.
09-01-2015 02:31 PM
Originally Posted by FORD50 View Post
I recently ordered the tinted (SES) OEM tail lights for my '10 focus. As Ford has done with many tail lights on recent models, the lights dont have a finished edge. It looks very cheap and doesnt blend well with the vehicle.

Here is what it looks like from factory

As you can see the edge of either the tinted or chrome light ends up looking white. A much better finish would be either black or the color of your vehicle.

To do this you simply remove the light and paint the inside of that edge. Dont worry, it is sealed off from the rest of you light, so you dont have to be an artist. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO DISASSEMBLE THE LIGHT HOUSING. I used black automotive spray paint. The color is up to you just be sure to use an automive paint. With a small nozzle you can carefully spray the paint on the edge or through the crack to fill in the edge. Another method is to fill a syringe (without the needle of course) with the paint and spread it onto the edge. A small delicate paint brush from a craft store can also help.

After the edge is painted, I use a good RV/automotive sealant to seal off this newly painted edge from the elements. Applied by hand worked best for me.

Ive done this to both my Focus and my F150. It can be done on the tinted or chrome lights.

Here is another thread from an F150 forum that details the process and has a ton of before/after pics showing different colors used.
Where did you order your taillights?
07-31-2014 11:57 AM
JLokiG This is epic. Doing this today I'll show before and after!
09-26-2012 06:56 AM
DarderSauce Harumph, looks like I found another mod
08-15-2012 08:36 AM
Originally Posted by st12131 View Post
I need to do this to my headlights too.
Post pics!
08-14-2012 10:17 PM
D-Rad Definitely my next mod!
08-14-2012 07:27 PM
Originally Posted by mac.mogul View Post
The cheapest tail lights are the ones you already have :)
With my luck, they wouldn't go back together haha
08-10-2012 10:13 PM
st12131 I need to do this to my headlights too.
08-10-2012 02:55 PM
Originally Posted by mac.mogul View Post
The cheapest tail lights are the ones you already have :)
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