Kinjo Where America's Day Begins. Using the products below, I've been able to successfully clean many headlights, getting rid of their oxidation. First, you want to use a wax & grease remover to wipe down the light and get it clean. 5. Forum Home Page; New Activity; Discussion Forums; FAQ; Calendar; Forum Actions. 4 Stars, 1 product rating 1. 1 Stars, 0 product ratings 0. 2. How do I fix this? Once you have both lights off, remove the 3 small Phillips screws on the back of the taillights to remove the extra plastic piece. I used 1 light coat of VHT. Make sure to use much more paper than I used, because overspray happens quite easily, OR take the lights off instead if you're comfortable with that.-I cleaned overspray carefully with lacquer thinner, but it's best to use acetone. I had recently washed the 4Runner so the lights barely had any dirt on them. Sand with normal Medium grit sandpaper (scary - but bear with it!) Easily removable, and no risk of runs, overspray, or inconsistent tint. 800-347-5700. The first thing you do is remove the lights from the car, it is not recommended to sand and paint lights on car. I waited a week or two before removing it and it came off pretty easily with some detail spray and a plastic razor blade. ***Always perform R&I's before bodywork and paint. This step is not 100%necessary. Sand again with normal fine grit sandpaper (mine all came from Wilkinson's if it helps!) 2 product ratings. Post Reply. Granted, I took the time to take the tail lights out and put a light tint vinyl wrap on them instead of spraying them. Then sand the light down using a gray scuff pad. Messages: 246 Likes Received: 0. Hello Just wanted to share a trick I discovered (maybe it's a known technique, that I just ignored ) to remove the overspray from plastic and fragile surface (glasses' lenses for example): Alcohol hand sanitizer It is dirt cheap, available even in the grocery stores and it leaves the surface squeaky clean. Joined: Jul 8, 2008 Member: #7807 Messages: 1,153 Gender: Male Boston Vehicle: Tacoma TRD Sport / Dark Gray Grill Craft upper & Lower Grill WetOK Seat Cover, Devil Horn, Bug, Windows Deflector, Side … until the same consistent cloudy finish is achieved. I did a couple of searches, but didn't find anything on this. Remove the tail lights or headlights. Clean Off Lights. Doing some painting in my garage and noticed I forgot to cover a tail light (to my '54 Kaiser) on a shelf and it got a little dusting of paint. 4. Joined Feb 10, 2016 Messages 10 Reaction score 0 Points 0 Location Brisbane Members Ride VF SV6 VFSV6FORME said: That's odd that you have to remove the … I had overspray over the entire top half of my car. View Site Leaders; … Posts: 9682 From: Lincoln, Nebraska Registered: Sep 2004. Next, use 2” tape to go around the 3/4” to make a wider area to tape the plastic to. Feb 24, 2000 3,197 0 0. If you need to remove spray paint over-spray, appropriate removal techniques are necessary to avoid causing damage to the underlying surface. Projects Overspray on tail light. Remove the lights from the vehicle, spray on carb cleaner (might have to let it soak a minute) then rub with a shop rag. Page 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. Do this, after the tail lights have been washed and dried, mask the edges around the tail light. X. xSauronx Lifer. Learned about this method at work when we were trying to design a cleaning process to get overspray off a shifter PRNDL that we do. then take off your tail lights... it is a snap, only three bolts hold the left and right tails, but i removed as well the lights that have the white reverse light - they are on the trunk hood, note: those are on three bolts each too, u DO NOT need to remove the plastic cover that holds your license plate but … System Bot. In this video, I show you how to tint tail lights with 1 coat of black plastidip. Try WD-40 . This will unlock the socket and allow you to remove it from the tail light assembly, gaining access to the bulb. 1. Would recommend. Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 2Toyotas, Mar 3, 2017. Yeah, don't ask what happened, I'm upset also! It was really light overspray, I couldn't really see it, but the paint was rough all over the car when I ran my hands across it. Just google removing overspray from polycarb and you will get lots of methods. Aug 14, 2011 at 6:00 PM #1 #1. wing103 [OP] Well-Known Member. Take your time though and don't be too aggressive. Mar 12, 2016 #6 M. MilkyBarKid New Member. NOTE the passenger side tail light wiring is clipped with a very FRAGILE clip direct to the tail light and if you dont reach in and unclip the harness from the tail light you'll break it (fixable, but nice to know ahead of time so you dont goof it). Post Reply. 3 Stars, 0 product ratings 0. You will run the risk of getting overspray on things that you dont want to paint and you get a much better job being able to wrap the paint around the edges to prevent peeling in the future. Mark Forums Read; Quick Links. This may be masking the edge of the panel or if the tail light trim or chrome. Backup Camera Overspray Removal - Help. Nov 9, 2003 #4 Acetone eats through car paint. Not nearly as easy as the VE. Might even have to gently scrub with steel wool but be careful not to scuff the plastic. I wiped them down with rubbing alcohol to have them fully clean for the tape to stick to. So I had him remove the Oracal and I went to my local body shop. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Joined: Nov 14, 2015 Posts: 55. Worked like a charm on one of my cars. 20+ Years in Business! 3. Now the paint job looks like new!!! Jan 31, 2007 #17. ttopbandit Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member. Because spray paint over-spray tends to go on light and wispy, the adhesives usually do not soak into the surface and bond. Take brave pill and deep breath. Use 3/4” tape to outline the areas that you do not want overspray on. Also, you'll need to make sure that you mask the car very well or you WILL get overspray on your ride. It's okay on the 3rd brake because of the small size, the hazy color red plastic, and the location under the wing. Details about OEM Chrysler Pacifica Right Passenger Side Halogen Tail Lamp Paint Overspray. Tom Noller. Don't worry, it's easy to use. This can keep them more clear than a layer of clear coat. Cleaned and lubed my chain today and accidentally got MotoPro chain lube on one side of my rear tire. We decided to clean up the tail lights on our Airstream by giving the tail light housing a fresh coat of paint and replacing a few lenses and bulbs. It acts as a fine polish and if you reallyy want to go finer, use Silervo. Step 1. from Iowa. Jul 14, 2000 19,589 3 81. I understand that I should have sprayed away from the tire or used cardboard to block over-spray: nonetheless, I now have lube on the left side of my rear tire. I've got some nasty overspray on my tail-light lenses: Anybody have experience taking off the over-spray without ruining the lense? To remove paint from a contoured plastic surface like a chair, use a razor blade in the manner described above. While this method wont remove the heavy paint it works a treat when you want ot get the left over paint off. Removing paint drips and splatters can be a tedious, difficult endeavor. But there’s yet another option available. once you remove the passenger tail light (as seen in prior posts) the wiring is easy and the splice is up away from the road and gunk. Rubbing compound is abrasive and works like sandpaper might for a piece of wood, slowly wearing material down until it is smooth. Once it has been removed, you can use a plastic sealer to protect the headlights from UV rays and oxidation. I used Clay Magic claybar kit and it removed all of the overspray. Brasso Metal Polish is a great way to remove overspray plus any swirls/ scratches etc from Lexan. Genuine OEM Chrysler Part! My rides: 2014 HSV GTS Gen F Auto in Sting Red; 2015 VW Golf R Mk7 DSG in Lapiz Blue. PFF. until an even, cloudy finish is achieved . The overspray is two types: the light 'mist' type and the obvious heavy type that results from improper taping before shooting the paint. This way you don’t have to tape it off or worry about overspray. Joined: Apr 20, 2005 Location: TX. Joined: Jan 11, 2015 Member: #146141 Messages: 39 Gender: Male First Name: Kinjo SATX Vehicle: 08 Tacoma DCSB 4x4 6in ProComp,TC UCA, ARB Lockers 456 gears, … Feedback score: Leave feedback: Total ratings: 323 Rate this member: Report this Post 08-21-2006 10:40 PM … Try WD-40 Click to expand... its worth taking the time not to screw up the paint. Back mask the light so the overspray doesn’t get anywhere else. 5 Stars, 1 product rating 1. Step 4. I do not want to ruin the red plastic parts and I am wondering if anyone here has had the same issues, but has successfully removed the overspray without harming the shiny finish of the plastic. Profile Page. Rubbing compound is available online or at any auto parts store and should be used with a soft, clean cloth. Rubbing compound can be very effective at removing paint, but can also easily remove your car’s original paint if not used carefully. 4.5 average based on 2 product ratings. I would vote it would remove clearcoat as it a solvent. Remove clear coat from headlights to restore them to their original clarity. Step 3: Unlock the tail light socket. Step 4: Inspect the wiring. Discussion in 'Lighting' started by wing103, Aug 14, 2011. How to remove paint after spray paint the tail light? F. flot Diamond Member. Don't mind the idea of tinting the tail lights, did so on the LED tail lights I had on my C5. Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board ' started by Tom Noller, Jun 14, 2016. Also, what about removing overspray from the weatherstripping? But I didn't like the tail lights at all. Dodgerunner Member . Mar 3, 2017 at 6:19 PM #21 #21. Thanx in advance for you help... IP: Logged. Ours is a 1977 model so the tail lights and housing will be the same if you have a 1975-1978 Airstream (some 1974s have this tail light housing, some do not). If you look in the manual it requires bumper removal for tail light swaps. 2 Stars, 0 product ratings 0. It does a good job but is not as hot as thinner to bite into the polycarb or acrylic lens. Nov 9, 2003 #5 Originally posted by: flot Acetone eats through car paint. Try rubbing alcohol, I removed overspray from my windshields and tail lights with it pretty good. If you have clear access to the tail lights, locate the tail light socket and twist counter clockwise. Nite-Shades. I use nitro fuel from RC cars. Overspray Removal Specialists has removed overspray from an estimated 300,000 vehicles. Member. Discussion Starter • #1 • May 27, 2009. Hey guys, how do you remove paint overspray on headlight lenses, tail light lenses without damaging them? Then give the light a final wipe down with the degreaser. Don't do it. Remove lights from car. Overspray Removal Specialists, Inc. is the nation’s premier national overspray claims management company. Discussion in 'Body Restoration' started by ttopbandit, Jan 25, 2007. Don't do it. Our nationwide service has been providing overspray We were the first overspray removal company to be listed on the internet and we are a national service company with over fifty years in business. Carb/Throttle Body cleaner will remove most paints, and won't ruin the taillights. Help; Remember Me? When I picked up the truck I noticed a tiny bit of over spray near the tailgate that the installed tried to … However, if you decide to paint with the lenses still on the car, understand that not all surfaces of the lenses will be refurbished. BUT, on the tail lights it just wasn't dark enough for me; still too red. 4,766 Posts . Him remove the lights from the tail lights with how to remove overspray from tail lights coat of black plastidip washed 4Runner. 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