Refer to the image above. You will need it for sure to move on from here.
Doesn't take alot of heat to get a good stretch.
How to tint tail lights without heat gun. Our smoked tints are universal and fit any tail (or head) light. Using the heat gun on the wrinkles slightly will help remove them as well. Use your sharp utility knife to cut the tint film into the shape of the tail lights.
It is customizable and comes in an array of different color styles. The tint will not roll over the edges until you form it with a heat gun. Pro felt squeegee, heat gun or sunny day for post heat process.
Use heat to smooth out curved and difficult areas. Smooth the film over the edges and hold it there. 2019 black tundra sr5 4×4.
Allow excess on the edges that will need to be trimmed. To avoid this, place a piece of cardboard or heavy paper in between the light and the heat gun. Light output for the rear is no problem, its led.
These tail lights are a doozy, thats for sure. I just bought spec d smoked tail lights for $289.00 they’ll go great w my car and better than painting over the stock housing. Tail light film is also durable and protects your tail lights from cracking.
Cut the tint film to the rough size of the tail lights. Also, experience with a heat gun is a bonus. Tint your lights to get that head turning smoked look that makes your car stand out.
Carefully work the heat back and forth until the film softens. Recommend wrapping the corners with a heat gun or hairdryer to stick better Pretty extreme angles but the vivvid air release tint stretched enough to make those angles without creases or air bubbles.
Front varies, if you have stock bulbs you might notice it. Just gotta take your time and work the material with heat. This is a clear tint overlay with a micro hexagon pattern.
Lamin x is quality material. Just make sure you don't hold it there too long or it will crinkle up from the heat. The air release tint is a dry apply.
Insert the tip of the heat gun through the hole. You can apply as many coats here as you want for desired darkness. Then install the tail light deck overlay second.
Tint film is the most accurate type of tint to apply to your tail lights and gives your tail lights a seamless finish. This kit has been cut using a computer template to ensure. I used a heat gun to speed up the process.
Not a fan of tail light tint. Leave this first layer of tint to dry for 20 to 30 minutes. Once everything is set in place, turn your heat gun or hair dryer to the lowest setting.
I used gunsmoke for front and rear and it looks really good. #3 · aug 16, 2013. The next step is trimming all the excess film.
I keep all stock parts so when i do get rid of the car i can put her back to stock. Hold the film against the tail light to make sure the size is right. You don't want to have direct heat on the tail light, as the plastic housing may melt.
Once the first layer of tint is dry, you can apply a second layer of tint. When you are done, let the lights stand for 20 to 30 minutes until they are dry to the touch. Spray a light, even layer all over both tail lights, making sure both lights achieve the same color.
You may have already needed a heat gun just to get to this point. Apply one coat of vht niteshades and allow to dry. Sounds complicated and not many options in san antonio, tx.
Trim the excess headlight tint film and leave the headlights to cure. #10 · 8 mo ago. Anything else like upgraded bulbs or hids, pretty much no difference.
Getting the tint installed on your supra just got easier with our special high grade tint material made to be a dry install instead of a wet install like other products. This is precut tail lamp overlays, no modification or trimming needed, just tear off the film and apply the tint cover to your lights. I used a heat gun to speed up the process.
The tint films are somewhat harder to apply, but you get to practice without leaving a mess behind.