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Thread: Black bowtie and tint taillights
06-04-2008, 01:14 AM #1
Black bowtie and tint taillights
I painted the the bowtie black and it looks great. Now all i need is a billet grille and then paint that black to match it and I'm thinking about smoking the taillights with film tint. I was wondering if anyone has ever done any of these ideas yet? If so, provide some tips and some pics.2000 Silverado V8 5.3L
2" - 3" ReadyLift Leveling Kit with a 3" body lift with 35" tires w/ 20" rims.
Full body paint detail.
Kenwood deck with Kenwood Mono Amp with 2 12" Kenwood Subs
Cherry Bomb Glasspack muffler
06-07-2008, 06:25 AM #2
I'm gonna be blacking out my ties this weekend, can't wait. as far as the taillights go, tell me how it went when you do it, i want to do the same, just don't know how it would turn out
2009 silverado Crew Cab LTZ Z71 4X4
6in FabTech suspension lift
35x13R18 nitto terra grapplers
6k and risin
Previously owned vehicles-2007 silverado ext cab LT 4x42001 silverado std cab 2wd1990 toyota pickup1989 Trans Am GTA1957 Chevy Pickup stepside
06-11-2008, 05:57 PM #3
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a couple of my buddies have bought a spray on tint from auto zone that works pretty well, i dont know what its called but i know the scuffed up their tail lights, sprayed it on and wet sanded it and it looked great.Jake
2006 Silverado 5.3L Flex Fuel
AFE Stage 2 Intake
Quadzilla Stealth 2 Race Tune
06-12-2008, 01:13 AM #4
yeah i heard people spray this like night shade tint spray stuff on their lights and it does look good. i want to try film tint cause my buddy has it on his titan and it looks cool.
06-16-2008, 12:02 AM #5
^i've done tinted tails on several of my cars, and i would not recommend the film overlays. the quality is night and day difference between film overlay and spray on. however, spray on is only good if its done right.
i would recommend jonstintedtails.com. they do quailty work, and on average charge about $80 to do a pair of taillights to the darkness of your liking. the site describes the process they use. and they also have a fast turn around time, so your not stuck without taillights for a long time.
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06-17-2008, 01:38 AM #6
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i have a 01 suburban i smoked my taillight and 3rd brake light and front turn signals and the bowtie and have a billet grill and H.I.D.S (xenon) bulbs 8k and it looks rly good try the vht night shade from auto zone and then let them dry wait about 4 days and buff and polish them and omg look rly good
06-23-2008, 08:43 PM #7
i would recommend jonstintedtails.com. they do quailty work, and on average charge about $80 to do a pair of taillights to the darkness of your liking
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Where are you finding them for around $80 ?
01-29-2009, 10:54 PM #8
Its VHT Night Shades...I found a website that shows you step by step on how to tint your tail lights. i think tinting them is the best way to go...
here is the website
01-30-2009, 02:55 AM #9
I mosk my taillights 3rd brake light myself firs sand the lights use black spay paint if they get to dark sand them then use the clear coat i spend like 20I]
02-09-2009, 06:11 AM #10
This is probably an easy question, but what kinda paint did you use for bow tie and how did you go about it? had a friend do his and it looks like s**t, everyone feel free to suggest other ideas also! Thanks ya'l
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