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painting project... #298973 Oct 12, 9:44pm Oct 12, 9:44pm
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painting project...
I'm thinking of painting the inside of a stock set of 04 tail lights black.(becuase I really like the style of the 04 tails but not the shinny red look. And I don't like any of the aftermarket tails for the Celica) Any one have any tips or suggestions?

Re: painting project... [Re: NetTech_GT] #298974 Oct 12, 10:14pm Oct 12, 10:14pm
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i heard it's a pain in the ass to take it apart.

idk if you can put the thing in the oven like the headlights do or not... cos i dont think the material is the same.

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Re: painting project... [Re: Elec-FuYu] #298975 Oct 12, 10:20pm Oct 12, 10:20pm
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that might look nice, i agree i have an '04 and i wouldn't change my taillights at all. I think the overlays i think that is what they are called) bat offers might look good!

Re: painting project... [Re: wannaBblueCelica] #298976 Oct 13, 7:27am Oct 13, 7:27am
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i think this is one area where i would refer you to Bat's overlays as opposed to painting... there aren't any smoke or transparent black paints that you can use (for a reasonable price) that will even hold up to the heat of the tail-light bulbs.


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