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vht nightshades spray tint is on the way... i want them to be about 50% darker than they are now. i just wanted to see what the consensus is on this. Also post your reason

it should look something like this:


[Modified by turborave, 10:41 AM 3-19-2003]


[Modified by turborave, 10:42 AM 3-19-2003]
 

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Re: tint my Jetta's tails? (Green-Golf)

i dont like the way the smoked ones look.. i have seen pictures where they look too "clear" i like the red, but i just want them darker.
 

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Re: tint my Jetta's tails? (turborave)

id say go a bit darker than youve shown. but thats me. the above post is correct about being hard to get even, BUT it is very doable, just take your time
 

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Re: tint my Jetta's tails? (turborave)

I'd say go darker if you can...but...
won't that decrease the brightness of the lights? how legal is that?
 

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Re: tint my Jetta's tails? (turborave)

Your car looks just like mine, almost one
ne, I'm Atlantic Blue, 20% tint, same Enfig Mast same OEM spoiler, same mudguards w/ white VW logo, and I have the Hella Smoked rears.
Yes at times, when the sun is bright and hits the rears they have a clearish look to them but when driving it or the sunlight is not hitting them direct, they look awesome! http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
I went through the same thought as you before buying them but a few things I was conserned with, one is the look may be uneven, the brighness of the reverse and night lights may not be good and I don't know how well the spray tint holds up when heated by the warms of the night lights hitting it direct.
 

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Re: tint my Jetta's tails? (turborave)

I tried spray tinting my taillamps when I had my Protege, and it turned out looking like a$$. The tint ran down the taillamp, and it looked like wet paint on the taillamp when the light was on.
I will never do that again, just buy the tinted taillamps. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
 

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Re: tint my Jetta's tails? (CoolWhiteJetta1.8T)

if you paint stuff right, it will go on smooth.
Just do at least a foot away when you are spraying.
 

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Re: tint my Jetta's tails? (Kei78)

quote:[HR][/HR]i did it to both mr golf and jetta...turned out great
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got pics?
 

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Re: tint my Jetta's tails? (turborave)

come on all you no people, give me the reason? ghetto? rice? white trash?
 

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Re: tint my Jetta's tails? (turborave)

quote:[HR][/HR]come on all you no people, give me the reason? ghetto? rice? white trash? [HR][/HR]​
A mix of all 3. Ever heard the adage, 'you get what you pay for'? Apply it.. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
 

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Re: tint my Jetta's tails? (turborave)

my car is almost the same as yours.... galactic blue w/ tint and stuff...
thinking of doing the EXACT same thing as you spray tint my tails
but i'm thinking of spraying the OEM bora tails and leave the bottom clear strip not tinted.....
or......... should i just get the hellas smoked???!?!?!
decisions decisions....
 

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Re: tint my Jetta's tails? (CoolWhiteJetta1.8T)

quote:[HR][/HR]come on all you no people, give me the reason? ghetto? rice? white trash?
A mix of all 3. Ever heard the adage, 'you get what you pay for'? Apply it.. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif [HR][/HR]​
there are lots of cheap mods.. that doesnt mean they are bad mods. i debadged my car, that was cheap, hell, it was free... and that looks good.
 

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Re: tint my Jetta's tails? (turborave)

A little (well, maybe a lot) off topic, but I love the way those Montreal 2's look on your Jetta. Very nice!
http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
BTW, I voted no to tinting the tails.
 

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Re: tint my Jetta's tails? (MiaGTI_118T)

quote:[HR][/HR]A little (well, maybe a lot) off topic, but I love the way those Montreal 2's look on your Jetta. Very nice!
http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
BTW, I voted no to tinting the tails.[HR][/HR]​
awesome! i love them too.. by far one of my favorite things i have done to my car. i shoulda saved the money i spent on alloys and sunroof.. i didnt know i would want to change my wheels when i got it. oh well!
 
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