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Old 09-15-2013, 07:24 PM   #1
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Im having a hard time finding tail light covers that I like. There are plenty of blacked out ones but I don't like how those look on firebirds. I just want them dark enough to hide the small cracks and de-lamination that the lenses have. Any help? Thanks
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Use VHT nightshades with a light coat or replace the tail lights.
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These are my covers from avs look good and the lights can easily be seen
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These are my covers from avs look good and the lights can easily be seen
Nice looks awesome
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Nice looks awesome
Ty i learned my lesson on my last car painting the lenses with the nightshades automatic inspection fail lol now i just pop the covers off pass and put em back on
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Ty i learned my lesson on my last car painting the lenses with the nightshades automatic inspection fail lol now i just pop the covers off pass and put em back on
Damn where do you stay? Freakin Nazis. I couldn't get on a military base with my GTS' on, but I just popped them right every time I went on base.

Just sucks an inspection is failed just because the tails are blacked out, I mean as long as it lights up visibly it shouldn't be a problem. But every state is different I guess, sucks for us enthusiast.
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Do they sell clear covers that I could spray a little darker? I know it sounds picky but those are too dark for my taste.
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I just painted my lenses with paint for it. Its not too hard to remove since acetone will take the paint off and leave the lenses intact
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No clear covers. Here's a pic of the covers that I had (pic taken in mid-2009, car has changed appearance since then). They were total cop bait and I only ran them for a few days for a once-a-year F-body gathering. They were warped and needed some 3M body molding tape on the passenger corner to make it line up with the body. I cracked one on accident shortly after removing them.


Also, if you use acetone on plastic, you're gonna have a bad time...

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Also, if you use acetone on plastic, you're gonna have a bad time...
It's fine with the lenses as long as you are careful with it
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Hey Guys

Glat that I came over this, I have a question. Since mine are darken out as well I thought about this option as well instead of buying me new ones. It the Carolinas, North Carolina 35% is allowed, so what would for me the best option in this case to get me some and wich ones do I need ?
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Not sure how to answer that, I will be doing vht night shades when I have the time. First I want to do some crack repair on the tail lights.
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All the covers on the market for 4th gen F-bodies are about 75% black, or darker.
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All the covers on the market for 4th gen F-bodies are about 75% black, or darker.
Like I said you can just rattle can them, as long as your careful it's not to hard to only darken the original lens
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