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    Default Best way to tint side indicator lenses?

    I want to tint black/smoked my side indicator lenses but unsure of the best tint spray to use or the best way to spray them.

    I see e-tech do a lot of tint spray (eBay) are there products okay?

    I'm also thinking that to get the best results would be to mask the front and spray from behind like I do with Perspex to get that silky smooth front or is the wrong way to do it.

    Any advice would be much appreciated.

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    I used stuff called savage tail light tinting spray. done my tail revearse lights and front side indicaters. all i did was clean with white sprits and spray light coats till i was happy with tint .

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    Quote Originally Posted by new boy View Post
    I used stuff called savage tail light tinting spray. done my tail revearse lights and front side indicaters. all i did was clean with white sprits and spray light coats till i was happy with tint .
    Thanks for that mate. How did the finish come out. Was it smooth to the touch as thats what im aiming for.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Envy View Post
    Thanks for that mate. How did the finish come out. Was it smooth to the touch as thats what im aiming for.
    Yes m8 its like a lacquer with a hint a colour in it comes out smooth. very easy to use.


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    Just colour code them...

    Trust me did mine with normal paint and it shines through, passed last 2 M.O.Ts like that

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    Hmmm I have a can of black sapphire .

    Did you lads paint on the back of the lens or just light coats on the front until covered

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    Right both removed and I can now see you have to paint the front of them.

    Starting to colour code now. Fingers crossed.

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