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    Spray Tinting Rear Lights

    On the standard Astra Coupe rear light cluster, the colour sequence of lights from top to bottom is red, orange, clear, red. Has anyone tried spraying the orange indicator area with a red tinting spray..?

    This would give the lights the look of the Lexmaul lights, albeit with more red than clear. Does anyone have any pics of lights done like this..?

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    I've done it on my hatch m8, I tinted both the reverse and indicator lights, therefore giving a all red look, unfortunatly all the lights where red, when reversing and indicating, all you could see was red light, thats why i reverted them back to standard, then blacked them all out
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    I can see how that would happen. I'm gonna leave the reversing light and just give the indicator a light tint so it looks red rather than orange.

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    have a look in the auto-biography section and look at my car red 3dr sxi, and look at my rear lights, tinted the orange and clear bit to be dark and left the rest, got the idea off someone on here i cant remember who (sorry) which i think is nice, opposite of the jewel lights kinda...
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    The contrast between the black and red looks a little too harsh for me personally. Looks trick though. Red, clear, red is more what I am after.

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    iv just been in motor-world, having a browse and saw lamp repair kits...

    basically red, clear or amber vinal sitcky sorta stuff to put over lenses if they are crack or something, maybe they will work?
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    you can spray em red, but you'll need a lot of red tint spray to cover the orange, which probably means they flash red.

    sorry chap - but dark or light swap is prob your best bet.
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    Looked good but they failed my MOT for me


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    Was it cos the flash red Paul??
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    Yeah Teejay, the flash was to red. So I borrowed some wet and dry and T-cut and got the lights back to standard while the rest of the car was being given a once over.

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