[200q20v] Re: Stupid question- sidemarker lights - do it yourself! its cheap and easy!

Ti Kan ti at amb.org
Sat Jan 13 14:30:12 EST 2001

CL Wong writes:
> Yup, Night Shades about $10 per can.  I blacked out my
> front turn signals and the amber part of my tail
> lights.  Looks great after 1+ year.  Hope it continues
> to hold up but if it doesn't I'll get v8 tail lights.
> > why?  you can do it yourself.  email me for pics of
> > the blacked out lights on 
> > my '86 5kT..   the stuff is called "Night shades"
> > works great, they sell it 
> > at A&A auto or any FLAPS.  Better result than
> > Treser!!!  and cheaper than a 
> > set of V8 Taillites!!!!

That's a cheap way for sure, but have you measured the light output
after that treatment?  If you want your taillights to actually
function effectively as such, then this is a sub-optimal way to do it.

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