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Old 05-22-2016, 11:23 PM   #1
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3rd brake Light

Should I spray tint or purchase LED smoke.


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Spray tint lightly with SVT letters like Jeff (SPI in Disguise) did with "focus" lettering on sedan 3rd light.
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Stick on letters to peel off as a mask make a really cool looking result.

Red letters shine through.
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I used nightshade on the 3rd brake light then put electrical tape overtop of it and cutout what I wanted to shine through. There is a How-To somewhere. I can't find it on the mobile version.
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Prob. in the MkI section.

So you used nightshade first then taped over to protect what you didn't want to remove?

Wipe off the cutout areas with gasoline?


Edit - found your DIY thread:http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/m...rd+brake+light


I see I remembered it wrong, you used the tape as a permanent mask to let the letters only shine through, after nightshade so they weren't quite so bright.

Lots of possible options to make it fancier once you start thinking on them, that one came out well.
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Roger that link you copied is directing me to a thread from 2003. I'll add more later about the light.

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Tfb designs make stickers and tint for the third brake light. I bought some for my first svt. They can make it say whatever you want. They are only 15 bucks or something like that
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Jeff - it's a tapatalk issue tonight, someone else had a similar problem in another thread.
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