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Rear Black outs

Has anyone used blackouts on just the trunk? My '95 is black and i think it would look sleeker if just the rear corners were visible. I f some one has done this does it look good and do you have pics?

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Hey man you live near Flint i saw in you thing you got something about Flint. Man i live about an hour away from there up in country land.
 

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I go to school in Flint so I'am up her about half the time. Ther are a couple of birds here at schoo bur tey are 6's and they aren't owned by anyone that wants to enhance them. I just want to make my car look and handle better an the little money I have. Would like to know of any events in the area that I could possibly got to so let me know.
 

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I have a v6 and i have done alot of things to my car. Im not happy about its performance so im loooking to get it faster or get a new car which i probley wont. Check out a few a these pictures of my car. These pictures where takin during summer and are old. i now have my windows tinted and dual exhaust.





 

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I dont know of any meets around here which disapoints me but this one day i was watchin the channel 4 news and i saw that detroit had this huge thunderbird club. i dont think they know about this site. i dont know if they do anything like meets or if they are just thugs that hang out in a curtain area. they are could The Detroit Thunderbird Club i think. Thats all i know but maybe we should get a meet going or something.
 

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There's supposed to be some light paint you can use to paint over taillights and headlights that can peel right off, if you need to.

It's at summitracing.com; browse catalog; detailing and finishing; paint, vinyl dye, and accessories; VHT Niteshades coating.

It's $10.95 for a 7oz can.

BTW, nice car. I've always been a fan of racing stripes.
 

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Niteshades doesn't quite peel off.

Took me about an hour with a rag and paint thinner to get all four of the rear lenses clear again.
 

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But do you recommend using it on taillights? And maybe covers on front?

There's supposed to be some in other colors, like silver and such. Can't remember the webpage.
 

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I used it for a while on mine.

Be aware it will never be as glossy as the unpainted lenses.
 

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I used it for a while on mine.

Be aware it will never be as glossy as the unpainted lenses.
say i nightshaded my extra set of lights, can i clear them to get that glossy look back? is the nightshades stuff paintable or clear able for that matter.
 

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say i nightshaded my extra set of lights, can i clear them to get that glossy look back? is the nightshades stuff paintable or clear able for that matter.
I first just did a few light coats of nite shades, was really dull finish. I put on a couple coats of clear and waxed the heck out of them and it never really got much better.

 

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^I like that look^


what if you put on a layer of clearcoat or something like that.
 

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Xpert311 said:
^I like that look^


what if you put on a layer of clearcoat or something like that.
ShadowDragon said:


I first just did a few light coats of nite shades, was really dull finish.
I put on a couple coats of clear and waxed the heck out of them and it never really got much better.
 

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Thanx for the info

ShadowDragon, how do you have your exhaust set up? Are those glass packs or straight pipes? Hoe does it sound? Mines a 4.6 and was thinking of doing something similar.
 

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That setup there is two Dynomax Thrush glasspacks.

They stayed on the car about a week, never could get them to tuck fully up under the bumper. If you can get a custom setup that starts the mufflers more towards the middle and angle them out towards the corners they will fit.
 

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ShadowDragon said:

Originally posted by Xpert311
^I like that look^


what if you put on a layer of clearcoat or something like that.
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I first just did a few light coats of nite shades, was really dull finish.
I put on a couple coats of clear and waxed the heck out of them and it never really got much better.
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hey yo thoes thing look phat yo! only thing is they kinda alittle dull lookin, mabey if you put a couple coats of clear and waxed the heck out of them they might look better.
 

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I got the NiteShades yesterday, and it doesn't look like a primer style, it's shiny/glossy. I also used some Meguiar's Mirror Glaze clear plastic pollish #10 and it looks a little better. Didn't do it to the taillights, just a clear ruler to test it out. How do you take them out? Just remove a few nuts and remove some wires? I need to put some undercoat behind them to stop rattling from my 12"s.
 

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Yeah it's not primer but it is a matte finish. You can get it to shine with plastic cleaner/polish but it will never be as glossy as the lenses.

For removing them yes. Pop the trunk, you will have to remove the back-up lights. Since your panels aren't lit you won't have the wires leading to that you should see the 10mm nuts holding them in.

The tail lights you will have to pull back the carpet and remove 3 bolts and the bulb.
 
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