How To DIY Painted Edges on Taillights

Discussion in 'Ford Raptor How-To's and FAQs' started by MrGreen33, Jul 27, 2012.

  1. FAMARO

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    ok, thanks
     
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    Much thanks!

    So paint the back side of the taillights to get rid of that nasty white line around to lights.

    See now I aleays just thought it was just whatever glue was used to hole the taillights together.
     
  3. Macman

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    Definitely doing this on mine, pretty simple and looks 100 times better.
     
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    Mr Green, is there a trick to getting the gray connector between the 2 bulbs out? Do you just pull or is the something you have to push down? I don't want to bust it.

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    Edit: nvm just twist, dumbass
     
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    you have to twist all three(per side)...I forget which way...i believe twisting to the left is how its done though...let us know how it goes...
     
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    Holy he'll how did you get all the way to the edge?
     
  7. MrGreen33

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    I went to hobby lobby...they have a lot of different type of brush's...
    I used one that was thin but stiff/strong brush-end and also had a reasonable long brush-end too...I bought three...only used 2...
     
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    The little brush on the paint touch up bottles you can buy should be good enough as well I would think.
     
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    yea, I have heard of other 09+ F150's doing what Macman has pointed out...
    cant confirm as I used different paint on my taillights.
     
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    So I gave it a try, and my God, what a difference!!!

    I always hated that line of cheap white plastic. To me it looked like the glue that held the housing and lens together, Happy I could make it blend.

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    And here is a little bit better "How-To"

    Different How-To.

    No offense intended to OP.
     
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