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      04-15-2009, 03:39 AM   #1
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Question Poll: partial tint on tail lights, yay or nay?

What do you think, would this look good or bad?



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      04-15-2009, 03:42 AM   #2
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yay, but not the tow haha
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      04-15-2009, 03:48 AM   #3
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yay, but not the tow haha
before any flaming happens, the pic was taken at ThunderHill when I was at the 4/11 SpeedVentures Track Event
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      04-15-2009, 04:06 AM   #4
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looks good, go for it!
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      04-15-2009, 04:55 AM   #5
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hahaha the towing thing is alright im just messing. Tint looks pretty noticeable and mean on a brighter car, so go for it!
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      04-15-2009, 08:15 AM   #6
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i've seen this on some sti's and it looked really nice.
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      04-15-2009, 08:41 AM   #7
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test it first, it could be looking brown if youre not going dark enough.

im aware
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      04-15-2009, 09:21 AM   #8
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This sounds dumb but did you tint the whole tail light but very lightly, or did you just tint the white on the tail light?
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      04-15-2009, 09:35 AM   #9
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found this, if it helps...

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Problem with tinting tail lights in my opinion is that for it to look really tight, you have to make it as black as possible....but that creates a safety hazard, so I couldn't recommend that.
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I actually like it, and I'm the person who usually hates tinted taillights. Go for it!
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I actually like it, and I'm the person who usually hates tinted taillights. Go for it!
I'm in the same boat. Normally I hate tinted taillights... these I like.
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I like it on AW or lighter cars. For darker cars I think I'd reverse it tinting the red lightly (+3rd brake light) and leaving the clear.
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I'm not a tinted lights person, but if you like go for it.
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I had them on my STi as well...


how about you guys who don't like it, you guys wanna chime in on why you said no?
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do it... do it...



looks great

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how about you guys who don't like it, you guys wanna chime in on why you said no?
I think i makes the tail lights look like they have mousers under their eyes haha

It doesnt look too bad, but i think there's other, more appealing things that can be done to the tails.
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I had them on my STi as well...


how about you guys who don't like it, you guys wanna chime in on why you said no?
Really for me it's just preference nothing more, I like the contrast better with no tints on the lights... nothing more than that.. I don't think there's anything wrong with it, just not my cup of tea
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i'm gonna do this on my car as well. Just lazy right now.
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Arok where do you buy this tint and is it hard to put on?
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      04-15-2009, 05:32 PM   #22
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Arok where do you buy this tint and is it hard to put on?
gonna have a local vinyl guy do some work on my car... was going ot see if this would work too.. the image above is a PS chop
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