new taillights on my GTI.

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  1. wparsons

    wparsons New Member

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    A few weeks back I sanded down a spare set of taillights I had(they were tinted jet black on the top parts).. The signal lens was painted with candy red, and the reverse was tinted lightly with black and candy red.

    Today was finally nice enough to put them in.. Here's a shot with the new one in on the left, and the old one on the right.

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  3. Ry4n

    Ry4n OG Lurker

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    Not sure which ones I like better....

    but either way that thing needs a wash.
     
  4. machine81

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    Just some 400 grit or what? I've never heard of anyone sanding down taillights.
     
  5. ChosenGSR

    ChosenGSR Mama always said you'd be the chosen one

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    um :coolugh: i guess :dunno:
     
  6. wparsons

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    This is how the spare set came:
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    Once they were sanded back to OEM colours:

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    Finished, but not on the car:
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  7. Chris87

    Chris87 flatoutperformance.com

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    Ghetto.

    There's litterally dozens of aftermarket tail lights for mk2's. Go out and by some. They'll look 10x better than these ones.
     
  8. Antrieb

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    Ugly. Get the aftermarket smoked ones.
     
  9. Redline Racer

    Redline Racer Subaru Tecnica International

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    Man, get it washed!

    And get the rear wiper sorted so it sits flat, not at the stupid stock angle.
     
  10. wparsons

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    I've yet to find a set of aftermarket tails that I actually like... There was no point in washing it again(it was washed like 2 days earlier), since the roads are still covered in sandy water.

    As for the wiper, thats coming.. I've only had the car for a couple weeks, and haven't had ANY time between work and school until now.
     
  11. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    They DO look better for the effort. Pity the rest of the car hasn't been as meticulously detailed.
     

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