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Old 01-28-2009, 09:05 PM
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i am thinking of painting the middle tail light of my audi 100s. I am trying to make it look a little more custom, but not dorky. these tailights do NOT do anything, i think they use to light up maybe but not anymore. the brake light, tailight, blinker, etc is all in the outer ones. I am planning on gloss white to match the car. I think it might look cool, and was considering doing .5" holes all the way across in rows and colunms, but that may be dorky... any input or just leave how they are?
also if anyone has photoshop and would want to fill them in white so give me and others an idea, that would be cool! thanks!
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When I had my Eclipse I had the center section painted to match the car. I liked it and that's all that mattered to me.

I wouldn't do holes, but it's really up to you.
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When I had my Eclipse I had the center section painted to match the car. I liked it and that's all that mattered to me.

I wouldn't do holes, but it's really up to you.
yea the holes i thought would cross the line... (thanks btw)

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if your talkin bout the ones to the left and right of the license plate then id think about a sheet metal peice to clean up the whole rear, get rid of the lights all together. Get what i mean.
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i would take the light out sand it down spray some adhesion promoter on it paint it over with a sandable/fill primer (2 or 3 layers) then take it to a body shop and have them color matched to your car or paint them yourself if you think you have the skills
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i would take the light out sand it down spray some adhesion promoter on it paint it over with a sandable/fill primer (2 or 3 layers) then take it to a body shop and have them color matched to your car or paint them yourself if you think you have the skills

thats kinda what i meant, regardless they should disappear lol
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