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Old 11-29-2013, 11:43 PM   #1
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Painting Headlights

so im considering painting my headlights. i need to take them apart and clean the nasty foggy crap out of them anyway so i figured why not paint them.

but first, i wanna how hard is it to do, what kinda paint would you all recommend, and how it looks?
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so im considering painting my headlights. i need to take them apart and clean the nasty foggy crap out of them anyway so i figured why not paint them.

but first, i wanna how hard is it to do, what kinda paint would you all recommend, and how it looks?
Honestly, legitimate two stage automotive paint (factory finish) is recommended but I have seen many rattle can jobs that have lasted quite well. I would recommend krylon fusion. The satin black isn't very shiny and will add that stealthy blacked out look. You will have to separate the headlights though, which will require heating them.
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alright. does it need to be clear coated after im finished or will it hold up just fine? and whats best to reseal them?
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alright. does it need to be clear coated after im finished or will it hold up just fine? and whats best to reseal them?
I would recommend clearing them unless you use krylon fusion. I don't think it needs any clear coat. And I would recommend rvt sealant
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cool.thanks alot.
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My dad paints cars when we paint the lights we sand them down alot of sanding then we paint them and add clear coat

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Or if you dont want to paint them just wet sand them then just add clear it will look as new (as long as the yellow stains are in the out side not the inside
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