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Old 09-17-2010, 11:45 AM   #11
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yep, straight pump gas. Dump it on the light, then on a rag and rub on it with a little pressure. You should be able to get that light done in minutes
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I used sand paper to get a more even result. It was not dumb, it worked great! I also was too dark.
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Well i tried today using gas and a tshirt. Didnt work on mine. Im guessing cause its paint and clear coat but not sure. Any other ideas.
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Old 09-17-2010, 05:39 PM   #14
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Interesting ... I had sprayed Rustoleum Clear Coat on those - a few coats. You can try to acetone idea mentioned above and see how that works out. I would be careful of the lens though and maybe try a small area first.

Other than that, I tried graffiti remover and goof off - as mentioned in other threads - and the results were poop. Other than that, I guess sanding would be my last result just because it's a lot of work and you would have to work through multiple grits to get them smoothed out again.

I have also read of soaking plastic bits in either simple green or PineSol and that supposedly works. Let them soak for some 12 hours.
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Well I don't have any acetone but I can get some one cay. I ever tried brake cleaner lol. Ill research some more.
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Well I don't have any acetone but I can get some one cay. I ever tried brake cleaner lol. Ill research some more.
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Ive heard brake cleaner works really well haha.
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brake cleaner? I read about brake fluid.
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a couple weeks ago i actually used 99% rubbing alcohol and paper towels. Only took about 15min per tail light to remove the night shade. Had to respray them because i was in a hurry the first time and it ended up leaving dark spots and one tail light was darker than the other. Now they're perfect!
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ive never used sand paper, but i have used the goof-off pro strength from HD. it seems to be just as effective, but i used the one liquid canister not the spray.
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i just wetsand it the night shades when it gets too dark until its a lil lighter than i want and spray a light coat back over it. that way you dont remove it all.
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