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ive been pondering the same issue except i have a third choice, completely red out the se tail lights (turn single red too). i love the way that looks but i still cant find candy apple paint at walmart. they have cherry and every other shade of red except candy apple.
 

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order it online? might be a bit longer wait then walking into a store and buying it but you may be able to get it cheaper

the only thing i worry about is getting/cutting out a template to make such a design on the taillight. im horrible at doing crafty things like this :)
 

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Those are freakin awesome.
 

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I definitely like the red out tails. I have them on my car as well. If Wal-Mart doesn't have the transparent candy apple red, try K-Mart or a local hobby store. Worst case scenario is that you just go ahead and order online. It's like $2 or something.

As far as painting it, just take the taillight off the car, tape it off carefully, and paint. I used 6 coats of paint and 2 coats of clearcoat. Worked out pretty well I think.

 

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FuLIsh said:
^which lights are you referring to?
Sorry, I was referring to the black one. Yours are only mildly awesome. ;)
 

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piknockout said:
I definitely like the red out tails. I have them on my car as well. If Wal-Mart doesn't have the transparent candy apple red, try K-Mart or a local hobby store. Worst case scenario is that you just go ahead and order online. It's like $2 or something.

As far as painting it, just take the taillight off the car, tape it off carefully, and paint. I used 6 coats of paint and 2 coats of clearcoat. Worked out pretty well I think.
Did you paint inside the housing or outside?
 

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piknockout, when the paint dried, could you see the lines that are tell tale signs that a paint brush was used? thats the only thing im worried about, that the brush lines will show and then it will look crappy. im gonna locate that paint asap. lol
 

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piknockout, when the paint dried, could you see the lines that are tell tale signs that a paint brush was used? thats the only thing im worried about, that the brush lines will show and then it will look crappy. im gonna locate that paint asap. lol
No paintbrush is used, it's a spray paint. If you get really close you can tell that they were taped off and painted, but it's hard to really tell.
 

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taleus- I WANT PICS!

sure :) but it might be a while since my car got hit, it goes in on monday so sometime next week ill have pics

right now i have chrome altezza's on and i absolutly cant stand them anymore so my stockers are going to be going back on asap until i either get -4's or paint my stocks

heres a pic i took a few days ago. car is heavily dirty though and im not done grilling the front :)



oh ya, another difference between my car and se-rcket is that he has the invader hood and i have evo
 
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