Don't do it. Then sand the light down using a gray scuff pad. BUT, on the tail lights it just wasn't dark enough for me; still too red. So I had him remove the Oracal and I went to my local body shop. To remove paint from a contoured plastic surface like a chair, use a razor blade in the manner described above. 800-347-5700. Yeah, don't ask what happened, I'm upset also! Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Joined: Nov 14, 2015 Posts: 55. Just google removing overspray from polycarb and you will get lots of methods. Sand again with normal fine grit sandpaper (mine all came from Wilkinson's if it helps!) 3 Stars, 0 product ratings 0. This can keep them more clear than a layer of clear coat. Messages: 246 Likes Received: 0. It does a good job but is not as hot as thinner to bite into the polycarb or acrylic lens. It's okay on the 3rd brake because of the small size, the hazy color red plastic, and the location under the wing. 2 product ratings. 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. 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. Post Reply. But there’s yet another option available. 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 … Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board ' started by Tom Noller, Jun 14, 2016. Step 4. 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 … 1 Stars, 0 product ratings 0. I would vote it would remove clearcoat as it a solvent. Cleaned and lubed my chain today and accidentally got MotoPro chain lube on one side of my rear tire. Remove the tail lights or headlights. Discussion in 'Lighting' started by wing103, Aug 14, 2011. Our nationwide service has been providing overspray 4,766 Posts . Step 3: Unlock the tail light socket. Remove lights from car. 4.5 average based on 2 product ratings. Forum Home Page; New Activity; Discussion Forums; FAQ; Calendar; Forum Actions. 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 use nitro fuel from RC cars. The overspray is two types: the light 'mist' type and the obvious heavy type that results from improper taping before shooting the paint. Remove the lights from the vehicle, spray on carb cleaner (might have to let it soak a minute) then rub with a shop rag. Rubbing compound is abrasive and works like sandpaper might for a piece of wood, slowly wearing material down until it is smooth. 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). When I picked up the truck I noticed a tiny bit of over spray near the tailgate that the installed tried to … This may be masking the edge of the panel or if the tail light trim or chrome. 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. 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. X. xSauronx Lifer. Might even have to gently scrub with steel wool but be careful not to scuff the plastic. How to remove paint after spray paint the tail light? Easily removable, and no risk of runs, overspray, or inconsistent tint. Nite-Shades. 2 Stars, 0 product ratings 0. Clean Off Lights. Kinjo Where America's Day Begins. 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. Genuine OEM Chrysler Part! Once it has been removed, you can use a plastic sealer to protect the headlights from UV rays and oxidation. Aug 14, 2011 at 6:00 PM #1 #1. wing103 [OP] Well-Known Member. until an even, cloudy finish is achieved . Also, what about removing overspray from the weatherstripping? Thanx in advance for you help... IP: Logged. Take your time though and don't be too aggressive. Nov 9, 2003 #4 Acetone eats through car paint. In this video, I show you how to tint tail lights with 1 coat of black plastidip. But I didn't like the tail lights at all. Sand with normal Medium grit sandpaper (scary - but bear with it!) Joined: Apr 20, 2005 Location: TX. Page 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. If you have clear access to the tail lights, locate the tail light socket and twist counter clockwise. Tom Noller. Remove clear coat from headlights to restore them to their original clarity. Backup Camera Overspray Removal - Help. 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. 4. 2. 4 Stars, 1 product rating 1. I used Clay Magic claybar kit and it removed all of the overspray. How do I fix this? Feedback score: Leave feedback: Total ratings: 323 Rate this member: Report this Post 08-21-2006 10:40 PM … If you look in the manual it requires bumper removal for tail light swaps. I had overspray over the entire top half of my car. Nov 9, 2003 #5 Originally posted by: flot Acetone eats through car paint. until the same consistent cloudy finish is achieved. Overspray Removal Specialists has removed overspray from an estimated 300,000 vehicles. This will unlock the socket and allow you to remove it from the tail light assembly, gaining access to the bulb. Discussion in 'Body Restoration' started by ttopbandit, Jan 25, 2007. Using the products below, I've been able to successfully clean many headlights, getting rid of their oxidation. Carb/Throttle Body cleaner will remove most paints, and won't ruin the taillights. Details about OEM Chrysler Pacifica Right Passenger Side Halogen Tail Lamp Paint Overspray. Rubbing compound can be very effective at removing paint, but can also easily remove your car’s original paint if not used carefully. Dodgerunner Member . I did a couple of searches, but didn't find anything on this. Mar 12, 2016 #6 M. MilkyBarKid New Member. I had recently washed the 4Runner so the lights barely had any dirt on them. 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 … 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. The first thing you do is remove the lights from the car, it is not recommended to sand and paint lights on car. Help; Remember Me? ***Always perform R&I's before bodywork and paint. Then give the light a final wipe down with the degreaser. Overspray Removal Specialists, Inc. is the nation’s premier national overspray claims management company. While this method wont remove the heavy paint it works a treat when you want ot get the left over paint off. However, if you decide to paint with the lenses still on the car, understand that not all surfaces of the lenses will be refurbished. Member. Granted, I took the time to take the tail lights out and put a light tint vinyl wrap on them instead of spraying them. from Iowa. This step is not 100%necessary. If you need to remove spray paint over-spray, appropriate removal techniques are necessary to avoid causing damage to the underlying surface. Removing paint drips and splatters can be a tedious, difficult endeavor. F. flot Diamond Member. System Bot. Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 2Toyotas, Mar 3, 2017. Now the paint job looks like new!!! Step 1. 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. Mar 3, 2017 at 6:19 PM #21 #21. Take brave pill and deep breath. 3. Back mask the light so the overspray doesn’t get anywhere else. Next, use 2” tape to go around the 3/4” to make a wider area to tape the plastic to. Try WD-40 . Hey guys, how do you remove paint overspray on headlight lenses, tail light lenses without damaging them? View Site Leaders; … 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. Try WD-40 Click to expand... its worth taking the time not to screw up the paint. Jul 14, 2000 19,589 3 81. Because spray paint over-spray tends to go on light and wispy, the adhesives usually do not soak into the surface and bond. I wiped them down with rubbing alcohol to have them fully clean for the tape to stick to. Jan 31, 2007 #17. ttopbandit Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member. Step 4: Inspect the wiring. Discussion Starter • #1 • May 27, 2009. PFF. Posts: 9682 From: Lincoln, Nebraska Registered: Sep 2004. I've got some nasty overspray on my tail-light lenses: Anybody have experience taking off the over-spray without ruining the lense? Also, you'll need to make sure that you mask the car very well or you WILL get overspray on your ride. Projects Overspray on tail light. 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. Don't worry, it's easy to use. Try rubbing alcohol, I removed overspray from my windshields and tail lights with it pretty good. 5 Stars, 1 product rating 1. I waited a week or two before removing it and it came off pretty easily with some detail spray and a plastic razor blade. Do this, after the tail lights have been washed and dried, mask the edges around the tail light. I used 1 light coat of VHT. This way you don’t have to tape it off or worry about overspray. 20+ Years in Business! 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, … Post Reply. Don't do it. 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). 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. Would recommend. Don't mind the idea of tinting the tail lights, did so on the LED tail lights I had on my C5. My rides: 2014 HSV GTS Gen F Auto in Sting Red; 2015 VW Golf R Mk7 DSG in Lapiz Blue. Use 3/4” tape to outline the areas that you do not want overspray on. 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