Plastidip Taillight Tint Stencil Diy
Here are the answers to most of your questions.... 1. Will it come off? No it's not permanent but YES it is resilient. I had it on my lights for months with out it getting scratched or peeling. 2. Is this regular or smoke Plastidip It is regular. I do say this in the video, however I should have put it in the description. Sorry for the confusion. 3. Is that Forza Music? What kind of car is that? Yes it is! :) Makes for great ambient music. Also, it's a BMW 335xi. It's my winter car. (thus the whole "it's cold right now" in the video) 4. Yes it IS illegal. At least where I live. HOWEVER, no I didn't get pulled over once for it. I got pulled over for speeding and the cop didn't even mention it. I really think it just depends on the cop that is behind you and how he feels about it. 5. isn't it too dark? Aren't you worried about people not being able to see your lights when you brake? etc. No, in the video they might look KIND OF dim, but in person the light output was barely changed. HOWEVER, that doesn't mean that it wont be on your car. It depends on what kind of bulbs you have, HOW MANY COATS YOU DID, and just in general how nice your lights are. Either way, it was not an issue with me and not once did I get the impression that someone couldn't see them. Plastidip IS very transparent if you do a few light coats... you literally JUST watched proof that it is... lol 6. Why didn't you use film? or why didn't you use "night shade"? First off, I didn't use night shade because until I read these comments I hadn't ever heard of it. Second, I didn't use film because the other sets of film that i've used either didn't fit right, were a pain to take off, peeled up on the edges, and were much more expensive than this DIY. 7. Why did you use masking tape instead of electrical tape, duct tape etc. Because masking tape leaves ZERO residue. Duct tape and electrical tape can both leave lots of residue. As I stated in the Video though, you can always use flexible nylon/ straight line tape I believe for round edges. 8. Why didn't you just mask everything BUT the clear part then blah blah blah... really?... mask the part that I WANTED to paint?.... A. that would have taken forever B. it would have used WAY more paint. C. I would NEVER mask everything then use a razor on my tail lights.... thats just silly. 9. What was the point of the "press and seal" The point of that was to show you another way that I had seen it done. I then went on to say how I do not reccomend it cause you would get garbage results. 10. How many coats did you do? If you watch the video I technically did 1 coat. it was a thick coat but I did that because I knew I wasn't going to be laying it on to the point that it was not transparent. you will have to be the judge on how many coats/passes you do. Good news is, if you put on too much, or too little, no worries! It's plastidip and it'll come right off! Than do it again! 11. Could you do this on your headlights? I guess you could... although I could see that being a much easier way to get pulled over. But really, it's worth a try. Worst case is you tell the cop that pulls you over that you didn't realize it was illegal and ask him if he'll give you the opportunity to peel it off on the spot. 12. Do you feel the edges with your hands? You can if you rub your hand over it, but it's very faint. And no it did not make it peel. Really at the end of the day, Like I said in the video. Its not everyones style. It's non permanent, it's SUPER cheap, and most of all THIS MAINLY WAS A TEST AND A GUIDE ON HOW TO STENCIL YOUR TAIL LIGHTS not REALLY how to plastidip your lights. So use whatever product you want. I just used regular dip cause I had some lying around from doing window trim. And like most mods to your car, you're doing this at your own discretion, so be safe and use common sense. if you "black out" your lights, you may be running the risk of accident. So only go to the point that they are still safe. Thanks for all the thumbs up, and all the kind comments. Hopefully this answered most of your questions.
How to Tint Car Headlights
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Tinting Tail Lights With Plastidip (1 Coat Of Black, 3 Coats Of Clear)
In this video, I show you how to tint tail lights with 1 coat of black plastidip. This method allows you to smoke your car's tail lights with a light tint, and still provides the durability of many coats of plastidip because of the additional 3 coats of clear that are sprayed onto the lights. It is an easy way to tint your tail lights, and doesn't take long to do! Sorry about the last portion of the video being filmed at night. I tried to get it done before it got dark outside, but didn't work fast enough. SUPPORT THE CHANNEL WITH AMAZON SHOPPING: https://www.amazon.com/?tag=helpfuldiy-20 CONNECT WITH ME: Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/mikechimmy/ SUBSCRIBE TO MY CHANNEL: https://youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=helpfuldiy FREE DIY ADVICE EBOOK: https://gumroad.com/l/vFujc Disclaimer: Some of the links in this description may be affiliate links. All opinions are my own.
DIY Tips: How To Smoke Tail Lights Using Paint and Clear That With Last
DIY Tips: How to smoke tail lights also called blackout tail lights is a How-To video will show you how to smoke or tint your tail lights. This is a simple method, but does require a spray gun and a little spraying knowledge. However, the end result is a tinted tail light, which allows the light to shine bright when lights are on. This also leaves a shinny new look when completed correctly. #smokedtaillights Be sure to check with your local laws before tinting your tail lights, as several states have a low or no tint law, as in California. FREE access to training at http://CollisionBlast.com Share this video https://youtu.be/GU94dtteuL0 Also be sure to subscribe to this #DIYAutoBodyandPaint to stay tuned with upcoming videos every Tuesday at http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=butlercollision PLAYLISTS Q&A Video Response - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLFE0C4096959A85C4 Donnie and Jess - https://youtu.be/RO0_SKodbUk?list=PL49vEsY2VV2r7jFcKxDpgE7mpFqFJvfVl Eastwood Video Series - https://youtu.be/uPgIOHkr0oE?list=PL49vEsY2VV2owacnGOt31FQj6N3e9_ugi Plastic Repair - https://youtu.be/XrJ7t6KwdNs?list=PL49vEsY2VV2rhmWljJFSJSoUasg7-XzVF Rust Patch - https://youtu.be/LwTBmRMRkbg?list=PLFE05DAE7CF6FD4CB Spraying Matte Colors - https://youtu.be/Xc6f1tTam0w?list=PL2E1A50BE4361BB95 Spray Gun Adjustment - https://youtu.be/AY8_2qx4htw?list=PL9D278D201EBFA3B6 Masking Tips - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL49vEsY2VV2oBmZP4zaJ6D2paLe0VjJoJ Basic Car Maintenance - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEk7ci92DFY&list=PL9E857813A2D4EC64 Join me on Twitter at http://Twitter.com/DonnieSmith7 Join our Facebook page at http://Facebook.com/CollisionBlast For free access to DIY auto body and paint training, please subscribe to Collision Blast at http://CollisionBlast.com Thanks for watching the my videos, and be a resources by sharing the links to the videos with your friends on Facebook and Twitter. If something is worth doing, then do your best and have a BLAST doing it. DIY Auto Body and Paint - The information provided in this video is for educational and informational purposes only and solely as a self-help tool for your own use. It is the responsibility of the viewer to First read the Technical Data Sheet, Material Safety Data Sheet, and any other instructions for each product, tool, or equipment used and to follow the safety recommendations of the manufacture. DIY Auto Body and Paint assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. There are no warranties or guarantees of the results of the viewer after watching this video. The results will vary according to each individuals talents, knowledge, and skills.