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Old 08-26-2009, 01:17 AM   #1
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Right light is already done in this picture.


Close up of the shaved light


I kind of like the mate look








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what did you use to do it?
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Old 08-26-2009, 01:41 AM   #3
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200 grid just on the letters then 400 on the entire light, then 600 then 1200 and after that 2000. All wet sanding. After that i used head light polishing compound from 3M. Light on the right was hand polished and on the left i used a small orbital polisher. Took 20 min on both lights
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Now whats the paint to tint them called?.....
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dont want to tint them actually.
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looks good. now do your cyclops light and all your marker lights.
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Will you need to repolish these lights repeatedly and indefinitely to keep the shine?
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I will do the third break light. Not sure about the sidemarkers tho.

No you dont have to repolish them.
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I did that a year or so ago all around the car, fronts, rears, side markers, etc. Started with 400 wet and a block then worked finer. By being careful taking down the letters I skipped a couple of grades that Rushin used. Haven't had to refinish or re-polish in any way. It's a small thing but it sure looks cleaner without the lettering gathering crud all the time and it's just a couple hour project.
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Now whats the paint to tint them called?.....
VHT Nite Shades
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