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Mhchockey84 02-25-2012 05:53 PM

Head & tail tint/paint
 
Looking to get my tails tinted what do you guys suggest getting them tinted with film or getting the professionally painted. Any pros cons for either? Pics help!

Also want to get the headlights painted. Is there anyone out there who paints headlights do I have any other options? How hard is it to pain the headlights yourself?

Thanks

Chaoul1 02-25-2012 06:57 PM

Re: Head & tail tint/paint
 
We have a vendor here named Scott in the Vendor Section. Only tint your tailights but I suggest you buy the LED tailights. Reason saying that is because the current one you have will Warp if you tint it. But if you get the LED's they won't warp since they don't produce a lot of heat the normal bulbs do.

Don't tint your headlights. It will look bad. You should do the "Whistler Mod" and paint the inside housings of your headlights Black. There are How-To's on how to do this.

Good luck!

DAVY27 02-25-2012 07:18 PM

Re: Head & tail tint/paint
 
def hit up Scott for his services! Tinted tails ftw!!!

robpp 02-25-2012 08:40 PM

Re: Head & tail tint/paint
 
dont try it yourself on the headlights.

scott does tails and they are awesome.

so he should be able to do headlights too, although IMO I would use a film on the headlight. they sell precuts and you can get about 5 levels of tint.

DAVY27 02-25-2012 09:10 PM

Re: Head & tail tint/paint
 
Mine were done by Scott!

http://i301.photobucket.com/albums/n...oLd/008-37.jpg

http://i301.photobucket.com/albums/n...oLd/027-11.jpg

Mhchockey84 02-26-2012 01:05 AM

Re: Head & tail tint/paint
 
Davy how much is a set of led tails?

DAVY27 02-26-2012 08:28 AM

Re: Head & tail tint/paint
 
around $150ish. What year is your jeep? If its 07-10 you will also need a taillight adapter to make the 05-06 style lights to work on 07+.

DAVY27 02-26-2012 08:30 AM

Re: Head & tail tint/paint
 
http://www.ezmotoring.com/product/11...Car-Parts.html

crazysteeze 02-26-2012 03:15 PM

Re: Head & tail tint/paint
 
Davy, that looks real nice!!! why did you go with the painted tails over the smoked? you have HID reverse? thats gotta be nice! do you think over time the paint tint will fade or chip?

HEMIBeast 02-26-2012 03:33 PM

Re: Head & tail tint/paint
 
Looks nice, thats something I'm gonna have to look into doing.

crazysteeze 02-26-2012 05:49 PM

Re: Head & tail tint/paint
 
Davy, is this the adaptor you used? http://jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?t=8206

what HID tail kit did you use? i did search and found this
http://jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?p=218065
but also found these but they might not be as bright as i want them especially if i do a full smoke on the tail.
http://www.highperformancebulbs.com/hpx921hidrel.html

crazysteeze 02-26-2012 06:03 PM

Re: Head & tail tint/paint
 
it looks like the led tail light uses a 3157 back up bulb so the 921 HID kit wouldn't work...

http://jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?t=28263&page=2


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