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Old 12-09-2012, 09:29 PM   #1
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Dumb light covering question...

Well, I searched the how-to section and didn't see this so I figured I would ask here. What I wanna do is pretty simple. I just want to cover my grill indicators, side markers, and fogs with something that looks black when the lights are off, but when the lights light-up it looks normal. What would do this, if anything? Thanks for any help.


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Old 12-09-2012, 09:31 PM   #2
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yea , you can buy vinyl light film , kinda like tint , ebay has a bunch , i personally would buy lamin-x brand myself but im sure they are all fine

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Old 12-09-2012, 11:49 PM   #3
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Alright, thanks, and does it go over the outside of it?
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Old 12-10-2012, 12:02 AM   #4
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yup , pretty easy to install too , especially if you get a precut kit

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Old 12-16-2012, 10:11 PM   #5
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I used Rustoleum Lens Tint (sort of like the VHT Niteshades in a rattlecan..) I prefer the Rustoleum one because it looks super dark, but the light comes through really, really well. Even in broad daylight. Also, the Rustoleum is a lot more glossy and better looking right out of the can, without any runs or swirls or heavy spots. The niteshades requires a lot of prep work and finishing that the Rustoleum does not. Luck!
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Old 12-17-2012, 12:05 AM   #6
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lens tint you can put it on as dark as you want. That way you don't meke it too dark for light issues.
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Anyone else recommend Rustoleum over VHT Niteshade? I know where to get Niteshade, but not the Rustoleum stuff.
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Anyone else recommend Rustoleum over VHT Niteshade? I know where to get Niteshade, but not the Rustoleum stuff.
I have not used either but a quick check shows auto zone carries the Rustoleum... part number 253256

Seems they have them in stock at 3132 W CHESTNUT
SPRINGFIELD, MO 65802
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Hey thanks, I'll keep it in consideration. Only thing is I have an O'Reilly gift card so I'll probably go with that. As to the OP, I'll update when I get it done.
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I only used rustolium because that's what was on sale and carried at AZ. When I went to do it all the write ups I read used the VHT
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