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Old 04-10-2013, 03:17 PM   #1
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Refurbished 3rd brake light

Just spent a little time sanding and polishing my badly oxidized 3rd brake light. I think it came out decent. I apologize for the dust.
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Looks pretty good, I had to do that to mine because it oxidized also. I did the same thing as you but VHTd right over it when I was done lol
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Looks pretty good, I had to do that to mine because it oxidized also. I did the same thing as you but VHTd right over it when I was done lol
I bought some tint for my third brake light, but I decided against it because I don't want to feel obligated to tint my tail lights also. Plus the result was better than I expected, so I'm happy for now.
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Good work, I think I'm going to do that instead of wasting money on a new one. What exactly did you use?
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Good work, I think I'm going to do that instead of wasting money on a new one. What exactly did you use?
Thank you! It was less than $20 for the kit, and it only took about 15 minutes from start to finish.
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Did you take off the 3rd brake light or leave it on
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I used a dremel with idk what grit sandpaper on it, after that i used Meguiars Scratch X 2.0 on it and it came out just like Bullitt's.
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Did you take off the 3rd brake light or leave it on
I left it on to save time. I just taped off around the edges of the light.
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Decided to tint just the top of my 3rd brake light just now.
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Decided to tint just the top of my 3rd brake light just now.
Looks good! Really blends in with the paint now
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Looks good! Really blends in with the paint now
Thank you! I didn't know if it would look good if I didn't paint the entire 3rd brake light. But I'm happy with how it came out.
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Yes!!! That looks very good!
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Yes!!! That looks very good!
Thank you Ron, how is your Bullitt doing?
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Thank you Ron, how is your Bullitt doing?
All tuned up and ready for Sunday. Are you going?
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All tuned up and ready for Sunday. Are you going?
Nice! I haven't gotten the okay from the wife yet, but I really want to autocross this Sunday.
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