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Old 08-05-2013, 11:19 AM
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Help! Removing VHT nightshade off headlights

Is there any way I can take it off my healights because they came out messed up and I threw a clear coat on them and it came out bad as well any suggestions ?
Old 08-05-2013, 02:53 PM
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Go on YouTube, search under nightshades paint removal and there are tons of DIY videos
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say no to nightshade.
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Just be careful when using solvents. It can mess up your headlights too since they're plastic.
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but there isnt nothing i can just wipe it off with?
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Did you read my post ?
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I used nail polish remover. It left a haze though. You could try xylene. That works on plasti dip. Just research.
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You think if j put another coat off vht on it you wont see the clear coat?
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I hope you aren't trolling lol but no, you are better off removing the vht (like i showed you in the video) and starting fresh if you are serious about blacking out your lights but I highly recommend against it, not only the horrible look but you also reduce the projected visibility of your lights. BlueBat on here sells overlays you could have a tint shop install. Please research and use the search button, not to want to seem like a #&# but these things have been done and asked hundreds of times..
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I used nail polish remover. It left a haze though. You could try xylene. That works on plasti dip. Just research.
Acetone in nail polish will eat your plastic. Had no idea VHT was so easy to remove. Not that I will eever put VHT on my lights but thanks for posting the video Jay.
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You think if j put another coat off vht on it you wont see the clear coat?
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If you want to black them out, another option alternative to VHT/plastidip and overlays is to just paint the housings black, it's safer than installing a film/coat over the lens itself because no light gets obstructed and achieves more or less the same effect while being less ghetto lol

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