smoking parking bulbs

Discussion in 'Chevy Truck Accessories' started by jerrynino, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. jerrynino

    jerrynino Rockstar ROTM Winner 100 Posts

    i was wondering if anyone's ever smoked (spray tinted like taillights) the parking bulbs on our trucks. is this even possible considering the heat they would give off or is there any other way to do this? stealth bulbs are 20 bucks a pair and 40 bucks for bulbs is way too much imo:gasp:
     
  2. 02silverad0

    02silverad0 Rockstar

    i dont think you can paint them because when they make the tinted bulbs they mix the tint in with the glass like regular light bulbs.......
     
  3. Jimmiee

    Jimmiee Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    They used to make a tint especially for bulbs. I had blue tinted lights in my 55 Chevy. The tint worked great and didn't cause the bulbs to burn out prematurely.
     
  4. Springthing

    Springthing Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Have a look for Silverstars from Sylvania. $9.99 per pair and they have parking bulbs.
     
  5. jerrynino

    jerrynino Rockstar ROTM Winner 100 Posts

    holy crap your truck looks freaking sweet springthing...
    i hadnt seen the progress for a while!

    and well yeah i guess ill check out sylvanias... but i still want ambers in the front... not white

    the problem is since i removed the reflectors and used silver/grey reflector tape the orange from the bulb looks kinda weird imo... doesnt bother me too much but just enough
     
  6. hmaster77

    hmaster77 Rockstar

    i might be way off but i could have sworn that i have seen people put window tint over the tailights in order to tint them but i live in south texas and people do a lot jerry-rigging lol
     
  7. werty

    werty Rockstar 100 Posts

    ya.
    get a 1157
    fixem you taillight covers to what you want
    ie
    show up at night
    brake brightness
    ?????
    spraybombem?
     
  8. werty

    werty Rockstar 100 Posts

    not the bulbs!!!!!!?????????????!@?
    :grrrrrr:
     
  9. jerrynino

    jerrynino Rockstar ROTM Winner 100 Posts

    what? sorry im confused with what your saying :neutral:
     
  10. jerrynino

    jerrynino Rockstar ROTM Winner 100 Posts

    na actually your right... ive seen it done too down here in laredo
     

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