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 DIY: How To Apply Vinyl To JDM Sidelights

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PostSubject: DIY: How To Apply Vinyl To JDM Sidelights   Fri Apr 29, 2011 10:38 am

heres the how to on the ones me and my cuzn did...
we did these on his Almera Gti but this can be done any lights..
Gave it try was realtively easy to be fair
It took about 15min to do the fog lights


Tools Needed
1.Hairdryer
2.squeegee
3.Stanley-Knife
4.Soapy Water



First thing to do is to size the light up on the vinyl and then clean the foglight to get any dirt or debris off.


Next thing to do is to lay the film down, and peel the vinyl away. Heat it up to make it more flexible and easier to work with and then spray the soapy water over the sticky side




Spray the foglight with the soapy water then flip the vinyl over and lay it onto the indicator. then start to push the water out, best thing to do is start from the curves of the light. keep the hairdryer on it during this stage.


This is what it should look like when all the water has been pushed out..
End result



On my cuzns car


When indicators are on

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PostSubject: Re: DIY: How To Apply Vinyl To JDM Sidelights   Tue May 03, 2011 8:26 am

Great job forming the film around all of the bends of the light with no wrinkles, cause that's hard to do with lights like this that curve in all directions.

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PostSubject: Re: DIY: How To Apply Vinyl To JDM Sidelights   Tue May 03, 2011 8:30 am

thanks mate, wasnt easy to do lol

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