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Stopped by the local Hobby Town USA yesterday and picked up some black plastic film. Made some paper templates for the recess in the tail lights. Cut and applied. They look much closer to the concept car now. I need to find some film that is more of a satin finish like the side stipes, but this will work for now. Cost? $3 and about an hour of time.
 

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Very Cool look , Hope you don't mind if I steal your idea.:bigthumb:MOPARSRULE!!!Wolffy:bigthumb:
 

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Here are some shots from tonight,,with flash,


Without flash,



In real life, it looks more like the one with flash.
 

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that really looks awesome
 

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Looks great !!!
 

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Stopped by the local Hobby Town USA yesterday and picked up some black plastic film. Made some paper templates for the recess in the tail lights. Cut and applied. They look much closer to the concept car now. I need to find some film that is more of a satin finish like the side stipes, but this will work for now. Cost? $3 and about an hour of time.

God I love a good cheap mod. Thanks for that one. One more to add to the cheap list!
 

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Did the same thing only metal. They were a satin finish in the middle and I painted the center flat black.
 

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Stopped by the local Hobby Town USA yesterday and picked up some black plastic film. Made some paper templates for the recess in the tail lights. Cut and applied. They look much closer to the concept car now. I need to find some film that is more of a satin finish like the side stipes, but this will work for now. Cost? $3 and about an hour of time.
Wow! That looks great! Is the film self-stick?
 

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Peel and stick film for model airplanes. I am still looking for a local source for satin finish like the side stripes....
 

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IMHO I think it looks cheap, it almost looks like electrical tape in the pics. Personally if I were going to go this route I'd have done what SilverFox did and bought the metal ones. But thats just my opinion and it doesn't matter as long as you think it looks good.
 

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IMHO I think it looks cheap, it almost looks like electrical tape in the pics. Personally if I were going to go this route I'd have done what SilverFox did and bought the metal ones. But thats just my opinion and it doesn't matter as long as you think it looks good.

Your right, that's why I am looking for the satin finish. totally changes the whole look with no reflections. The best part about using the film is that there is no gap between the insert and the tail light housing, and no edge to catch.
 

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Wonder what it would look like with a chrome strip instead of the satin black.
My cars black, so i will have to try it out. A buddy of mine bought some self adhesive chrome strips that shine just like chrome, i will have to find out where he bought them from.

Looks good in black, better than black outs

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nice DIY. well done
 

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Wonder what it would look like with a chrome strip instead of the satin black.
My cars black, so i will have to try it out. A buddy of mine bought some self adhesive chrome strips that shine just like chrome, i will have to find out where he bought them from.

Looks good in black, better than black outs

Later
It would probably look like the SMS Challengers.

Jack
 

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IMHO I think it looks cheap, it almost looks like electrical tape in the pics. Personally if I were going to go this route I'd have done what SilverFox did and bought the metal ones. But thats just my opinion and it doesn't matter as long as you think it looks good.

I'd be more concerned about the floor jack supporting the car by the rear end housing.
 
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