Smoking my tail lights on my 94 Mustang using VHT nightshades and also installing tail lights from a 96-98 Mustang, i hope this helps anyone who needed it.
Songs used in video:
"Under the knife" by Rise Against
"Drones" by Rise Against
"Worth dying for" by Rise Against
All can be found in the album "The Sufferer & the Witness"
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
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
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
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
Thanks for all the thumbs up, and all the kind comments. Hopefully this
answered most of your questions.
Blacked Out Emblems with Plasti Dip
This product is awesome. It's not permanent, so you can mess up as much as
you want. It's easy to apply. It's easy to remove. Try it on anything, if
you don't like it just peel it off.
I blacked out my emblems on my Nissan 370z. It looks really good if you
want the "blacked out" look.
Keep in mind that I was filming this with one hand and using my other hand
to peel off the Plasti Dip, so I apologize for all the grunting and stuff.
Common Answer #1: You will need approximately 3 cans to spray all four
wheels using 4 coats on each wheel.
Common Answer #2: You can buy Plasti Dip at Home Depot, Lowes, and OSH.
Common Answer #3: Yes, it's safe to drive through the car wash and pressure
wash over the Plasti Dip, but I wouldn't recommend it.
Common Answer #4: It's not necessary to spray the inner wheel wells. I just
sprayed the face of the wheel.
Common Answer #5: The newspaper masking was to prevent over spray and makes
cleaning up easier and quicker.
Lastly, I made this video to show the car enthusiast community, who are
interested in blacking out their emblems, a much easier way to do so
without removing the emblem and painting it or buying a whole new black
Plasti Dip can result in different textures depending on the outside
temperature and how close/far you spray. Try it and see what works best for
your specific application.
Watch in 1080p for best viewing pleasure.
How to Polish a Black Car
The Products used in this Video are
3M Rubbing / Cutting Compound (step 1 on white pad)
3M Swirl Mark Remover (step 2 on black pad)
3M Ultrafina (step 3 on blue pad)
This how to on polishing a black car can be applied to any color. This is a
thorough polishing job that is most noticeable on a black or dark finish
and illustrates all steps on how to polish.
The 3m Polishing system is used in this video but many others are just as
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Car Damage Repair (Part 1)
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NOTE: I am NOT a Car Care Expert, nor claim to be.
NOTE: This is =NOT= a Tutorial on how to repair a vehicle. It is a progress
The Epic Tale, of fixing a car, after some dunce taxi driver hits it.
Fortunately, the bumper, PHYSICALLY, is 100% undamaged! Cosmetically, it
was a total mess.
Before I started this video, I got half the "Darlington Stripes" off if
it, and in this segment, I remove the rest of them. Some scratches remain,
and there's some chipped off paint. Tocuh-up painting is in the next part.
BEFORE SOMEONE SAYS IT:
No, I do NOT have the time, or money, to go though the hassles of insurace
companies, getting it appraised, quoted, and replacing the bumper. The
damage is fairly neglegable, and when it's done, it'll not be perfect, but
will look like other parts of the car.
ALSO: Once all is done, the receipts for the materials will be sent to
the cab company who was responsible. Fortunately, it's not going to be a
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Bimmian.com Colored Roundel Emblems
Our roundel overlays are the perfect way to change your roundel logo color
because they fit perfectly, are not permanent, install in minutes and are
Our roundels are computer cut out of the highest quality materials to
precisely fit over all (and only) the blue area of your roundels.
All roundels are backed with a 1-year warranty against fading, peeling, or
any other defect. These made to withstand all weather conditions and are
removed with ease if you're required to do so.
DIY: Wrapping Rims in Matte Black Vinyl
I wanted to try a new style for my winter rims, and instead of pinting them
i wrapped them in vinyl, Costs about $10 a rim.
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/321097538225 This short video shows you how to wrap
a rim quickly(sped up 3x), There really is no downfall to doing this, faster and cheaper then painting, the
vinyl only weighs .4 ounces or about 50 grams. and thats spread out
throughout the rim and if you dont like it then just peal it off. If you
want more info or you want to buy some vinyl contact me at
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message though youtube, I don't come here often.
Check it out on ebay for the full written DIY.
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and scroll down to Matte Black Vinyl Rim Wrap 6x 24"x24"
Also the first song uses is a
-rusko remix its rusko hold on sub focus remix, the second song is
-supersonic the world of discotronic and the last song is the classic
-chemical brothers hay boy hay girl with a dunstep remix.
how to Plasti dip SMOKE test on tail light test sur feux arrières by mtk diy & peel off
plasti dip SMOKE
As its name suggests, this plastic dip spray SMOKE will allow a slight
smoking your headlights, taillights, windows, logo, emblem, monograms and
all other materials.
The principle is the same as the plastic dip is a product that provides you
with the opportunity to go back without damage to the surface on which it
has been applied.
The indisputable advantage of Plasti Dip SMOKE is obviously the possibility
of giving a color more or less dark according to the number of layers, and
if you do not like or is not appropriate for law enforcement, it suffices
simply remove it as a sticker.
on aluminum wheels and the aluminum, it provides a titanium color
Comme son nom l'indique, cet aérosol de plasti dip SMOKE va permettre un
léger fumage de vos phares, feux, vitres , logo ,emblèmes, monogrammes et
tout autres matériaux.
Son principe est le même que le plasti dip c'est a dire que ce produit
vous offre avec la possibilité de revenir en arrière sans dommage sur la
surface sur laquelle il à été appliquée.
L'avantage incontestable de Plasti dip Smoke, c'est bien évidement la
possibilité de donner un teinte plus ou moins sombre suivant le nombre de
couche, et si cela ne vous plait pas ou ne convient pas aux forces de
l'ordre, il suffit simplement de le retirer comme un simple autocollant.
sur les jantes alu et sur l'alu, il procure une couleur titane
Trick Plate On Audi RS6 :)
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