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    What would be a good way to tint your tail lights? And would it be permanent?

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    The easiest and most common way would be to use vinyl overlays (not permanent). You can have them done at a tint shop, but the overlays are very easy and it saves money to DIY. There are permanent solutions (painting), but I wouldn't recommend that. One thing to keep in mind is that if you do a darker smoked overlay, then it makes your tail lights harder to see (especially during the day), so you are more likely to be rear ended.

    Although they have had shaky reviews on their customer service lately, I used premiumautostyling and had a good experience.

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    Thank you for the help!!

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    just did my turn signal reverse light bit with 35% tint

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    How does it look?

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    I have red overlays on the blinkers and 35% on the reverse lights. I also run LEDs all around so they are bright enough through the overlays but with 20% tints I must roll my windows down at night to back up


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    I applied tint and then cut it free hand before it set
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    It looks good! And i love the car!

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    thanks Connor
    yes it turned out ok and I can always re do it
    I wasn't a big fan of the color when I first saw it but love it now with the window tint and vent visors

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    I did the taillight vinyl overlay from Premium Auto Styling and I really like how it turned out, kind of a pain to install without a heat gun instead using a low power hair dryer but I really liked it after it was all said and done.
    Heres a link to the overlays.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Connor559 View Post
    What would be a good way to tint your tail lights? And would it be permanent?
    I went with the 35% reverse/turn signal from JDM Fanatics for my ice silver metallic sedan. Looks just right and JDM was awesome to buy from through eBay.

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    Car looks gr8 where did you buy rear diffuser from? Is it painted?

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