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Old 05-09-2007, 06:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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painting headlights

alright ive seen tons of photos from other guys that have done this but i want to make sure i get all the details first before i do it i got an 07 ss/sc and i want to paint my head lights is there some sort of special paint i should buy and just how long should i let dry out befoer re installing the lights and how many coats should i apply? id appreciate any help with this
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Old 05-09-2007, 09:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I just did this how to a few weeks ago. This should answer any questions.
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Old 05-09-2007, 11:42 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Any plastic paint is best - I used color-matched spray paint from GM - you can look up the numbers for them on .com

I do suggest that you use a primer, and rough up the surfaces that you're painting - it makes the final coat stick much better, and look a lot smoother. took me a couple of trys to do that.

hope that helps...

I used 1 coat primer, 3 coats color paint (it didn't cover that well).
I let it dry about a day. look on the spray paint can for drying times.

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