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Jan 6, 6:57pm - #77866 
Make Your Own Vinyl Overlays [PICS]

I did this great mod today to red out my break lights. It took almost no time, cost all of $2, and all the supplies are readily available! All you need is red lens repair tape available at pep boys, auto zone, walmart, etc, scissors, paper and a pencil. This is the product I bought:
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I cut out a pattern of the correct shape from a piece of paper:

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Pull it tight as you stick it on, pressing any air bubbles out. The color and finish match is good.
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You must use two cuts of tape to fit the wide yellow part, unlike Bat's single piece. BlueBat has a good product, and having seen it first hand myself, it does fit perfectly and match very well. This will save you a lot of money, looks very comparable, and takes only 30mins (including time to drive to the store wink.
If you're like me, you love cheap and easy mods that make a big difference. Hope you guys dig it.


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Jan 6, 7:54pm - #77867 
good job thumbsup very creative and although i can't see the pics extremeley well...it doesnt look chopped or unprofessional at all. can we have some daytime pics?

edit--pics out in the sun or with more light.

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Jan 6, 7:55pm - #77868 
sweet dude thumbsup


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Jan 6, 7:58pm - #77869 
this is really kool thanx for tellin everybody.

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Jan 6, 8:52pm - #77870 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
sweet dude thumbsup

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Jan 6, 9:16pm - #77871 
nice job

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Jan 6, 9:17pm - #77872 
Nice job thumbsup, I'm too lazy.. I'd probably still buy bat's overlays laughsilly


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Jan 7, 1:18pm - #77873 
Here is the daylight picture as requested:
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Jan 7, 1:48pm - #77874 
Originally Posted by ToiletPaper
nice job


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Jan 7, 2:42pm - #77875 
not bad. could we see a close up?

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Jan 7, 3:28pm - #77876 
night pic with the lights on also. Great job tongue

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Jan 7, 3:30pm - #77877 
thumbsupnot bad at all~


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Jan 7, 4:01pm - #77878 
grin



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Jan 7, 4:42pm - #77879 
Originally Posted by Gen7fan
not bad. could we see a close up?

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Jan 7, 6:24pm - #77880 
thumbsup wave

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Jan 8, 10:56pm - #77881 
Thanks, Bat.
As requested, a close up pic:
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and a picture with the blinker on:
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