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Butch1116 03-18-2013 05:38 PM

Hey everyone, just seeing if anyone has done there own taillight tinting. It doesn't seem that hard so I'm ganna do it this weekend. Any tips would be great! Thanks

JRsmoothee 03-18-2013 07:10 PM

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get it done professionally, you will be alot happier with the results

Butch1116 03-19-2013 04:04 AM

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Really? That's disappointingly think I'm going to still try it, if it comes out bad I could always take it off. But thankx for the advice. Does a regular window tint shop do tail lights too?

Kayak83 03-19-2013 03:15 PM

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A window stint shop should be able to tint your tails. I got a quote for $200 for mine.

Any recommendations on darkness? I want a good look but practicality.

akimball 03-19-2013 04:16 PM

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i used laminx on mine. and i had it done at a local recommended shop. i also would just have a professional do it if you have it painted or have film put on.

i got the smoke color.

if you want them sprayed you should check out scotts paint and performance he is a vendor here and he does AMAZING work for great prices!

im not sure what year wk you have but there are a pair of tinted 05-06 tails for sale in the classified section.

good luck!

4.whoa 03-19-2013 08:50 PM

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I did mine myself with night shades. kind of a pain,but I like 'em!

And with the parking lights on, in different lighting

subbie09 03-19-2013 10:16 PM

Did my own with Lamin X. Took two sets of hands but came out great.

Butch1116 03-20-2013 06:24 AM

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Thanks everyone, I'm ganna try this weekend and get some photos up so all of you can see... It's an 07 wk 3.7l black!

05armywk 03-20-2013 01:14 PM

I did mine my self with night shades. Worked amazing would definitely not waste the money on having someone else do it. I just taped the body off and the back up light lens clear area. And sprayed away. I did about 4 even coats on both tails and 3rd brake light. Looks great sorry no pics though might be able to get one later.

Butch1116 03-24-2013 08:39 AM

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Well did the tinting ... A little trickier than I predicted. They didn't come out perfect but not bad for never doing it before. Also debadged the rear end too. Came out good as well but u can still see a little of where the badges used to be. Do I need to take a rubbing compound or something to it to make it disappear better. Let me know thanks

DAVY27 03-24-2013 08:57 AM

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a lil bit of goo gone and then some wax and you're golden!

Butch1116 03-24-2013 09:21 AM

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I'll give it a shot! Thanks

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