Yup. That's exactly what I did. About time I got back to him too.
This really does look pretty good. I wonder how this will look on my "black mamba". I'm thinking about a nice light black color. I was following the thread until I got to the part about "flipping the reverse lights and turning signals" part. Could someone elaborate on this for me? Thoughts?
Dia-wyte paints are available in the U.S. no need to look for an equivalent. it is available in Smoke, Red, and Amber. Unfortunately, it is not available at standard auto part retailers, although I have seen the "nite shades" tint spray at Pep Boys before....
and they mean rewiring the turn signal to act as the reverse light, since it will light up white instead of red. and your inner most light will blink for turn signals.
I was following the thread until I got to the part about "flipping the reverse lights and turning signals" part. Could someone elaborate on this for me? Thoughts?
Flipping it for me ment;
Pull out turn signal socket and bulb (just like you are going to change the bulb).
Pull out the reverse socket and bulb.
I had to make a little slit in the electrical tape to get some slack, and then just put them back in opposite. The turn signal socket does not lock in perfectly in the reverse spot, but a piece of duct tape holds it just right. It's on the back of the taillight housing so it's never seen.
candy red paint will give you the same effect, it's available at hobby/ model shops. they also have "tint" spray available at the same place.
smoke color spray is available at "some" auto part retailers, it's called "nite shades."
still needs to be clearcoated afterwards though....comes out real dull/flat if you don't.
Thanks for the information, brother. This is why forums are a great networking tool. A bunch of guys (and gals) helping each other out. About how many coats of each (smoke and clear) would I need? I know I did five coats of each when I spray painted my stock wheels.
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