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Old 07-23-2012, 09:43 PM
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In the meantime, I've started tinting the taillights. The center light looks to be an aftermarket tinted light, so the tails should match. If done properly, great results can ensue.

First step was to sand down the gloss. I chose to begin with a 1000 grit, then follow with 2000. This helps remove any defects and also promotes adhesion. A quick wipe down with acetone and we're ready for tint!









A quick tip to the impatient - only prep one light at first; the second can be done while you're waiting to recoat the first light.



Time to sleep on it. I'll let the lights sit for most of the day tomorrow, then follow up with a progressive wet sand. Then, after a few days, I will compound and polish.
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Old 07-23-2012, 09:59 PM
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Old 07-23-2012, 10:01 PM
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Old 07-24-2012, 09:16 AM
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The lights are on the car - I was very surprised with the results, looks like a proper job.

Only one problem, though... Two bugs managed to wrestle around in the wet tint, leaving a couple of rough areas. Hopefully this can be corrected with a little sanding.





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looks real good
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What a change!!!! another great job Austin !!
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That is really nice... That is my favorite bodystyle Mustang...
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Old 07-24-2012, 03:50 PM
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Another shot of the tails. I need to tint the marker lights now.







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