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Mar 5, 12:24pm - #117285 
headlight opinion

I plan on painting the inside of my headlights this weekend. and im deciding which color to go with either red or black.
I have a red/black scheme on my car
If anyone could post pics of the headlights painted red, ive seen them in black, also any opinions would be great. I have a Carbon Fiber APR spoiler and im going to be getting black graphics on it, also windows are tinted really dark.
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Mar 5, 12:25pm - #117286 
BLACK, definitely.

the rest of your car is already red.. compliment it with an accent color like black.


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Mar 5, 12:50pm - #117287 
what kind of paint can i use...do i have to use primer???

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Mar 5, 1:11pm - #117288 
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Mar 5, 1:15pm - #117289 
i say go for black because i have never seen a red.

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Mar 5, 1:16pm - #117290 
Originally Posted by KULOD
I plan on painting the inside of my headlights this weekend. and im deciding which color to go with either red or black.
I have a red/black scheme on my car
If anyone could post pics of the headlights painted red, ive seen them in black, also any opinions would be great. I have a Carbon Fiber APR spoiler and im going to be getting black graphics on it, also windows are tinted really dark.
thanks a lot wave

you can go look at the toyota website, some of there new ones are color coated witht the car already you should look there.

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Mar 5, 1:31pm - #117291 
don't think anyone has shown color coded headlights but ferrari's and lambo have em. if you're good with photoshop (unlike me) you can test the look...


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Mar 5, 2:20pm - #117292 
Should I use primer, or just spray them black??

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Mar 5, 2:27pm - #117293 
go with BLACK. it'll look hot.

i didn't use any primer. i just used FLAT BLACK spray paint. it took pretty much the whole bottle to paint the two headlights. afterwards, i sprayed it with three to five coats of CLEAR COAT. and turned out nice.

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Mar 5, 2:27pm - #117294 
Originally Posted by KULOD
Should I use primer, or just spray them black??


Since you're painting a plastic piece, you're almost certainly gonna need a primer.. use a plastic paint promoter (a special type of primer for plastic pieces).


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Mar 5, 2:27pm - #117295 
Originally Posted by iseaniebabyi
go with BLACK. it'll look hot.

i didn't use any primer. i just used FLAT BLACK spray paint. it took pretty much the whole bottle to paint the two headlights. afterwards, i sprayed it with three to five coats of CLEAR COAT. and turned out nice.


No primer, eh? Ok, I stand corrected. I'd still use primer, myself.


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Mar 5, 2:51pm - #117296 
any pics of it red? i cant use the toyota website for some reason???
i may go with black..but i wanna compare

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