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Old 02-12-2010, 04:12 AM   #1
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>X Painted Headlight aka Chris brown thread! X<

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ok, i have been on the fence with this one for a long time, but i have decided, once my car is un burred from the snow, im gonna paint the headlights! I love the chris brown blackout look but i think im gonna go with yellow/gold with 2500k bulbs, or maybe black with 2500k bulbs, i guess im still undecided, if i do black tho, i'll b kicking myself for getting my DRL's turned of recently.


could anyone photo-chop both looks on my car please







Lets see some painted headlights!













so evil










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Old 02-12-2010, 07:29 AM   #2
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Since You have projectors I would suggest blacking them out. If you had halogens I woulda said do the yellow.
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Old 02-12-2010, 08:07 AM   #3
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I want to know what is used for paint to get them yellow. This looks SICK
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I want to know what is used for paint to get them yellow. This looks SICK
its like krylon glass paint or something like that.
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Old 02-12-2010, 08:21 AM   #5
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is this the inside of the headlights?
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Old 02-12-2010, 08:24 AM   #6
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That looks sick! So what is this? Is the housing just painted? If so, with what kind of paint?
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Old 02-12-2010, 08:25 AM   #7
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I would do it the way Im did his and just blackout the halogen reflector portion... either that or paint it yellow. Personally, I like the blacked out look more.
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Krylon Stained Glass Spray
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Old 02-12-2010, 02:45 PM   #10
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At one point I had blue and it looked pretty unique. They're silver now...



they looked like the first picture in real life but if you used flash they looked crazy

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I would do it the way Im did his and just blackout the halogen reflector portion... either that or paint it yellow. Personally, I like the blacked out look more.
i did mine the way yours is, i had 2 after seeing u come down the road b4 our first shoot, thats just the trim tho, most cars have that, i had silver trim, it looks sooooo good with halos.

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At one point I had blue and it looked pretty unique. They're silver now...

they looked like the first picture in real life but if you used flash they looked crazy



blue is puuuuuudry, im set on yellow or black tho


and anyone asking how its done, you actually spray paint the chrome reflecting portion of the high beam and some times theprojector bezel


anyone making a photochop?
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At one point I had blue and it looked pretty unique. They're silver now...



they looked like the first picture in real life but if you used flash they looked crazy

I like the blue highbeam reflectors!!! What kind of paint did you use?
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I always wondered what it would look like on a black facelift coupe.. Hmm
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im doing this soon
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hmm id do this if i wasn't so lazy lol
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hmm id do this if i wasn't so lazy lol
C'mon Koven...don't be lazy, it's spring now. You should do it, it'd look sick on your car.

did mine in about an hr. I gotta alot of the paint left and I'm in SJ...

if you wanna pick it up ... PM me... I can't imagine I'd need it for anything else.










thanks for the idea guys! I love inexpensive mods that make a difference....
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