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Was going to black out the tail lights. Yes or no? What should I use and how to do it?
 

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Personal preference, I like it though. I used Nightshade paint by VHT to do mine. Just a few light coats. Lights are a little dimmer at night but i think it's fine. I'd probably do it a bit lighter if I did it again. I did my brakes, side markers, and front signal lights.
 

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Stay away from GTS, i ordered a set for my TJ and they arrived with one darker than the other and they impact the strenth of your lights more than i expected so there basicaly only for off road use, but this was a headlight set i never tried with the tail lights. But for me personally if i did the tail lights i would have to do SOMETHING with the headlights as well

But if you find somethin good and it works out for ya post a pic or let me kno cuz im still interested in them even after the GTS experience.
 

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Unsafe at best.

Deadly jackassery at worst.

You did ask.
 

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Personal preference, I like it though. I used Nightshade paint by VHT to do mine. Just a few light coats. Lights are a little dimmer at night but i think it's fine. I'd probably do it a bit lighter if I did it again. I did my brakes, side markers, and front signal lights.
Yeah I like the tail lights. I already side markers black. How many costs would you use?
 

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Yeah I like the tail lights. I already side markers black. How many costs would you use?
2 coats tops...3 is too dark. 1 coat might even be fine. It's your jeep do what you want. Personally I don't give 2 craps what the naysayers think. I love the way it looks.
 

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go to autoparts and get taillight tinter. it woeds great. Sand it down for shiny or wash and spray for a flat black. Be sure to hold the can back a good ways or they will get to dark. That is what i used and love them. Mine are flat black and i did my friends chevy but sanded them to make them shiney and they match his factory tinted tail lights.(we did his headlights. :)
 

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IN most cases they will be illegal. They essentially make you brake lights less effective. Some one could rearend you and tryand blame your lighting.
 

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Can you post pics of shiny vs. flat black? And yeah they will be legal up to a certain darkness. But that is a very good point
 
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