Smoked Taillights, yes or no?

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  1. ThaDC511

    ThaDC511 Why have one, when u could have both :thumbsup:

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    Are these a no no?

    I have been out of the import scene for a while, but I was thinking of getting my taillights smoked (treated, not just painted, so no chipping, fading, etc) at an autoshop here. Thought it might look sweet with black tint on my 2000 Civic (trying really hard not to rice it out, it is bone stock right now). My heart tells me :nono: but part of me thinks it would look ok?

    Lead me in the right direction
     
  2. thafox

    thafox Guest

    imo i think it would look cool...i dont think it's rice because it's not like your slappin some carbonfiber look altezza's on there or somethin u know
     
  3. Genocide

    Genocide Why does my W look like a peace sign?!

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    do you have pics of what something like that would look like?
     
  4. Transporter

    Transporter A Bathing Ape

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    no. keep em stock, or clear the corners.
     
  5. P07r0457

    P07r0457 New Member

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    definitely a no.
     
  6. oakie

    oakie my ninja.

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    unless you have a fox body mustang, a mullet, and your name is Billy-bob, that would be a no.


    but if you decide otherwise, go all out and get a louvered rear window shade.
     
  7. mattsmall

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    im with him
     
  8. lawnboy

    lawnboy Robert DeNigro

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    im thinking about the same. rockblocker sells kits for imprezas, 35% i believe. It should look like the OEM tailights on sport model Jettas/GTI's from the mid 90's.
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    i dont want something that dark though
     
  9. Philistine

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    +1
     
  10. imprimo5

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    imo it depends on the color of the car... some colors look good with smoked tails and some dont, just liike some look good with clear tails and some dont. also it would look better if it were part of a theme - ie tinted tails, black-housing heads, tinted windows, black racing wheels, etc. Just my .02 - good luck



    man i just wanna say your avi is phenomenal... who is she and do u have any more pics?
     
  11. LuMpY

    LuMpY New Member

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    I think it'd be better than clear crap. But follow your heart..it's your car!
     
  12. bmxenbrett

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    get photoshop and an pic of ur car then you can test every color,shade or any thing you could think of
     
  13. tink187

    tink187 OT Supporter

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    :nono:

    It's a bad idea.
     

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