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headlight opinion #117285 Mar 5, 11:24am Mar 5, 11:24am
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headlight opinion
I plan on painting the inside of my headlights this weekend. and im deciding which color to go with either red or black.
I have a red/black scheme on my car
If anyone could post pics of the headlights painted red, ive seen them in black, also any opinions would be great. I have a Carbon Fiber APR spoiler and im going to be getting black graphics on it, also windows are tinted really dark.
thanks a lot wave

Re: headlight opinion [Re: KULOD] #117286 Mar 5, 11:25am Mar 5, 11:25am
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BLACK, definitely.

the rest of your car is already red.. compliment it with an accent color like black.


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Re: headlight opinion [Re: KULOD] #117287 Mar 5, 11:50am Mar 5, 11:50am
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what kind of paint can i use...do i have to use primer???

Re: headlight opinion [Re: KULOD] #117288 Mar 5, 12:11pm Mar 5, 12:11pm
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i say go for black because i have never seen a red.

Re: headlight opinion [Re: KULOD] #117290 Mar 5, 12:16pm Mar 5, 12:16pm
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Originally Posted by KULOD
I plan on painting the inside of my headlights this weekend. and im deciding which color to go with either red or black.
I have a red/black scheme on my car
If anyone could post pics of the headlights painted red, ive seen them in black, also any opinions would be great. I have a Carbon Fiber APR spoiler and im going to be getting black graphics on it, also windows are tinted really dark.
thanks a lot wave

you can go look at the toyota website, some of there new ones are color coated witht the car already you should look there.

Re: headlight opinion [Re: KULOD] #117291 Mar 5, 12:31pm Mar 5, 12:31pm
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don't think anyone has shown color coded headlights but ferrari's and lambo have em. if you're good with photoshop (unlike me) you can test the look...


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Re: headlight opinion [Re: KULOD] #117292 Mar 5, 1:20pm Mar 5, 1:20pm
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Should I use primer, or just spray them black??

Re: headlight opinion [Re: KULOD] #117293 Mar 5, 1:27pm Mar 5, 1:27pm
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go with BLACK. it'll look hot.

i didn't use any primer. i just used FLAT BLACK spray paint. it took pretty much the whole bottle to paint the two headlights. afterwards, i sprayed it with three to five coats of CLEAR COAT. and turned out nice.

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Re: headlight opinion [Re: KULOD] #117294 Mar 5, 1:27pm Mar 5, 1:27pm
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Originally Posted by KULOD
Should I use primer, or just spray them black??


Since you're painting a plastic piece, you're almost certainly gonna need a primer.. use a plastic paint promoter (a special type of primer for plastic pieces).


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Re: headlight opinion [Re: iseaniebabyi] #117295 Mar 5, 1:27pm Mar 5, 1:27pm
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Originally Posted by iseaniebabyi
go with BLACK. it'll look hot.

i didn't use any primer. i just used FLAT BLACK spray paint. it took pretty much the whole bottle to paint the two headlights. afterwards, i sprayed it with three to five coats of CLEAR COAT. and turned out nice.


No primer, eh? Ok, I stand corrected. I'd still use primer, myself.


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Re: headlight opinion [Re: KULOD] #117296 Mar 5, 1:51pm Mar 5, 1:51pm
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any pics of it red? i cant use the toyota website for some reason???
i may go with black..but i wanna compare

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