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tail light wraps see thru vinyl

Discussion in 'Vehicle Graphics' started by grafxxx, Jan 14, 2009.

  1. grafxxx

    grafxxx Very Active Member

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  2. jiarby

    jiarby Major Contributor

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    looks like a wet car//

    is there vinyl on it?
     
  3. TheProfessor

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    its either translucent vinyl or that's just how the tail light looks...

    (going strictly from the picture) I have an impreza also, but not the WRX. Mine has red tail lights, but based on a very small amount of research the WRX looks like it has mostly clear tail lights. This could also be an aftermarket add-on light though...

    (I am also assuming you are talking about the red around the outside of the tail light since I couldnt discern anything else that could be vinyl...)
     
  4. stickerguynyc

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    that is transparent vinyl. oracal 8300. I ussually do that in smoke for tail ligh and yellow for fog ligh
     
  5. TheProfessor

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    Avery and (I think) LG also each have a translucent vinyl series... 3m most likely has a series also, since they have an entire line of tints and films...
     
  6. houseofgrafix

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    So do I
     
  7. grafxxx

    grafxxx Very Active Member

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    ok sweet. that is what i thought it was i have some red transparent i will see how that bends. yeah they sell the kits for the sti's i have a customer that wants me to design tail lights covers and i wanted to make sure it wasn't tint.
    thanks for the quick replies
    ~mike
     
  8. Sticker Dude

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    I do alot of these for the import kids
    I use avery translucent vinyl
    Apply wet and heat gun takes some time but looks great
    Did a red 07 z06 corvette yesterday

    byt the way there is nothing on that taillight unless it is clear
    I use colors smoke grey, red, yellow and ice blue
     
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  9. synergy_jim

    synergy_jim Very Active Member

    we just did a shelby gt500 kr with trans. black.... it looks bad a$$...
     
  10. rollerchicken

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    Got a pic? I love the Gt500
     
  11. synergy_jim

    synergy_jim Very Active Member

    long story.... but the short of it is I am waiting to buy a new camera. We were doing an install and a dude ran over my Dslr....

    argghhh!!!!!!!!
     
  12. osmasterflex

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    Its transparent vinyl, i put those on my RSX a while back
     
  13. rollerchicken

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    That sucks man. Sorry to hear that.
     
  14. tintgirl2000

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    lamin-x

    could be lamin-xgoogle it
     
  15. dbmophead

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    Yeah i do alot of these, i use oracal 8300 transparent film. you would be surprised how much you can stretch and wrap this stuff. it defiantly take some time to get used to the film and know your limits with it.
     

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    oracal 8300-073
     
  17. steve b

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    Looks like just a LED tailight in the pic?
    I had mine tinted, they used a spray on tint.....Came out great!

    steveb
     
  18. wildside

    wildside Very Active Member

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    the original pic is just LED's

    tinting the tail lights in kansas gets you a ticket.....and the company who did it a fine.....:rolleyes:
     
  19. cptcorn

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    The original photo in the first post is tinted with red translucent/transparent vinyl... The new Subaru s have an all clear taillight housing. This makes it look a billion times better. I doubt any cop would know the difference.
     
  20. dbmophead

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    Also forgot to let everyone know that actual window tint will not adhere to plastic so you would have to use a transparent vinyl film on anything like this. Tail lights, Headlights, motorcycle wind screens, etc.
     
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