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#1 (permalink) Old 04-23-2004, 06:05 PM
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This maybe a repost, but I need to know how I can smoke my clear front signals and tail lights. What's the best product to buy and how do i go about doing it. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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There is this stuff I sell called VANS tail spray, expensive stuff imported from Japan. Sells for between 20-30 a can, but it would work. I used it on my CRX and it worked nice, thinking of doing it on my 325i tails not sure yet...If you can't find any anywhere I can send you some, just let me know!

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bavauto carries smoked sidemarkers, corneres and tail lights.

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Does that stuff stay on, or wear off after some time? I really don't want to drop about 120 bones on lights.

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i already have the lights but i know you can buy a spray can to smoke them. besides bavauto is overpriced! but i've heard they pricematch. anyways, anyone know the smoke stuff in the can????

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I would use a very light coat of testors transparent black to smoke them. i used the red on my tails about two years ago and I'm just now facing issues. One needs a quick recoat but I'mm too lazy to do it.

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My car used to have the smoked lenses on it, the guy before me used some of that spray crap. It looked horrible. Might be because it's green.

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Green? What was he thinking....

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It looked terrible, I'll say that much
I think he also tried to smoke the lenses but then tried to wipe it off that's why they're all dingy.

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