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Frozenstar 02-18-2013 08:48 PM

Headlight Bezels
 
I am thinking about blacking out my headlight bezels but i was wondering if blacking them out does anything to the shinning of the head lights at night?

Patrick H 02-18-2013 08:57 PM

No

Neil F. 02-19-2013 05:41 AM

No

Firehound12 02-19-2013 05:58 AM

I painted mine. Didn't change anything. Just be sure to sand the chrome bezel a little so the paint will adhere. I learned that the hard way.

mrpowerz13 02-19-2013 06:26 AM

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Originally Posted by Firehound12 (Post 3389072)
I painted mine. Didn't change anything. Just be sure to sand the chrome bezel a little so the paint will adhere. I learned that the hard way.

X2 It doesn't affect the illumination

Firehound12 02-19-2013 07:17 AM

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Originally Posted by mrpowerz13

X2 It doesn't affect the illumination

As long as you are talking about the chrome ring that goes around the headlight...no.

reissigree 02-19-2013 08:08 AM

Use rustoleum bedliner.

00TJSport 02-19-2013 08:14 AM

I used Plastidip on mine. We'll see if it lasts. Went thru the auto car wash pressure!

Jeffreybomb 02-19-2013 08:28 AM

I bought these.

BigDeaner 02-19-2013 08:43 AM

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Originally Posted by Jeffreybomb (Post 3389419)
I bought these.

Did those come with new mounting hardware or reuse the old?

cdub3407 02-19-2013 12:51 PM

can you plastidip over the chrome to see how it looks and then actually sand the chrome off and paint it if you like it or does the plastidip adhere to the chrome?

KingTJ 02-19-2013 12:55 PM

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Originally Posted by cdub3407
can you plastidip over the chrome to see how it looks and then actually sand the chrome off and paint it if you like it or does the plastidip adhere to the chrome?

The plastidip will adhere to the chrome as long as you clean it really well beforehand. If you like it and would like to paint it you'll have to strip the plastidip off, scuff the shine off with sand paper, wash, and paint away!

cdub3407 02-19-2013 12:57 PM

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Originally Posted by KingTJ (Post 3390413)
The plastidip will adhere to the chrome as long as you clean it really well beforehand. If you like it and would like to paint it you'll have to strip the plastidip off, scuff the shine off with sand paper, wash, and paint away!

Ok great! thanks!

ed98208 02-19-2013 01:09 PM

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Originally Posted by BigDeaner (Post 3389477)
Did those come with new mounting hardware or reuse the old?

No hardware included. I had to reuse the old torx screws which are a different color so I was a little unhappy, but I'm hoping I can find black ones somewhere.

Jeffreybomb 02-19-2013 02:21 PM

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Originally Posted by ed98208
No hardware included. I had to reuse the old torx screws which are a different color so I was a little unhappy, but I'm hoping I can find black ones somewhere.

I just colored over the heads with a Sharpee. :)

cdub3407 02-19-2013 02:22 PM

Just plastidiped them! Ill post a pic when they dry and get installed! Thanks guys!

Ebxgsxr 02-19-2013 02:25 PM

paint is a lot cheaper than having to purchase something.

KingTJ 02-19-2013 02:37 PM

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Originally Posted by Jeffreybomb

I just colored over the heads with a Sharpee. :)

I just left the screws in their holes and painted over top of them. I went as far as sanding the heads before painting 👍


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