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Old 07-18-2009, 03:32 PM   #171
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i got mine at napa but have gotten it at carquest before.. is it going out? if so ill buy their supply. but its 20 bucks a can here lol
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Old 07-18-2009, 03:33 PM   #172
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has anyone ever done their alloy rims witha light coat??
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Old 07-18-2009, 03:49 PM   #173
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I dont think so, but I know Brad White did some chrome stuff on his car to make it look like black chrome.
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Old 07-19-2009, 08:06 PM   #174
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I have some plastic-x left over from my headlights. can i use that instead of scratch-x?
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Old 07-23-2009, 06:24 AM   #175
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Ok, maybe someone can help me. I put 5 coats of nite shade on my tails. I sanded with 800 paper b4 i started. I wated for the last coat to dry, but it was just slightly tacky when i wet sanded them with 1000 to prepare for clear. I sprayed 3 coats of krylon gloss clear with wet sanding inbetween coats. I did not wet sand the final coat as i did not have any rubbing compound or wax. They came out really flat black and looked better b4 the clear!!!! What did i do wrong? Can i fix it with some compound and wax? HELP PLEASE!!
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This is where a nice polish comes into play, are the lights smooth to touch?
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They have a little bit of texture to them. My brother said i put too much clear on
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Alright i wet sanded the crap out of them and put alot of polish on them and now their ok. But i wet sanded the left side a little too much as you can see more red in the middle of the lens. can i strip the polish off and just do 1 more coat of niteshade on the left side?
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I dig those projection headlights. Where did you get and how much?
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Just got mine done, figured I'd post a pic


This is 6 coats. Hasn't be buffed yet. Still really red is the sun, but I think it gives it a smoked look. Plus I can always go darkeralways go darker later. Great write up tho

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