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    Paint Your Headlights? Anyone do this yet?

    My Cussin has a Black Escalade & He had his Headlights & grill painted black, He painted the Yellow Parts of the light & the Turn Singles But he left a little squre hole in the Single so you can see it, anyone else do this yet? the caddy dealer in miami did it for him, it looks great with the black truck but not sure how it would look on a blue one,

    anyone got anypics ? or know where i can do it,


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    Re: Paint Your Headlights? Anyone do this yet?

    i believe u can purchase headlight covers for the escalade head lamp unit. the rock has it on his EXT. it looks hot

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    Re: Paint Your Headlights? Anyone do this yet?

    where can i get them?? i didn't want to cover the whole light just the yellow parts, it looks really hot because its not a plastic cover but its painted from the inside of the light, looks custom.

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    Re: Paint Your Headlights? Anyone do this yet?

    got any pics?? of your cousin or the rock's?? not sure i'm following exactly what you're trying to do.

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    Re: Paint Your Headlights? Anyone do this yet?

    sorry no pics,

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    Re: Paint Your Headlights? Anyone do this yet?

    What I would suggest is getting some self-stick vinyl from a sign-makers shop in black (or painting to match) and applying that to the light.

    This way if you change your mind you can peel it off.

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    Re: Paint Your Headlights? Anyone do this yet?

    i've seen that before, My Other Cousin Had that On his White Escalade But i Hated the Way it Looked, Because you could see that it was A Plastic Sticker & It wasn't shiney.

    the only way it looks good is painted from the inside of the light.

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    Re: Paint Your Headlights? Anyone do this yet?

    what about the headlight tint they sell?? it just sprays on.

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    Re: Paint Your Headlights? Anyone do this yet?

    I think the proper way of doing this is to take it to a body shop and have them do it. Have them mask off the 2 square parts where the headlights and high beams shine, and also the part for the DRL and then prime, paint (match the color of the truck) and clear coat it. This way at night you won't see the light shine through.

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    Re: Paint Your Headlights? Anyone do this yet?

    YUP Thats What They did to his truck,

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    Re: Paint Your Headlights? Anyone do this yet?

    Check this site www.cardomain.com/memberpage/267253 the guy has a black ext with the painted headlights, looks nice!

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    Re: Paint Your Headlights? Anyone do this yet?

    that link Shows me a # Series Bmw ?

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    Re: Paint Your Headlights? Anyone do this yet?

    I guess you do not drive much in the country after dark.!
    Is it legal to cover up that much of your headlights?

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    Re: Paint Your Headlights? Anyone do this yet?

    Not Covering the headlights!, just Painting over the Daytime Running Lamps & The Side Reflecktor, But you leave a Small Box for the 2 turning signals (1 is on the front of the light under the Daytime running lamp & #2 is a small signal in the side reflecktor) so your not covering any of the Headlights at all.


    is it just me or am i the only one seeing a 3 Series Bmw on that link^^^

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    Re: Paint Your Headlights? Anyone do this yet?

    oooo! Now I get it

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