There is also adhesive promoter under the tint. Luckily, if the smoked effect is what you’re going for, you can do this in your own garage. Hey, glad to see someone else has a 69 Charger on here as well as a Chevelle or el camino. Then give the light a final wipe down with the degreaser. Just use oven cleaner. This really isn't a chevelle specific question but still related. Thank you so much. Reply. And no worries about overspray. Any time someone mentions wanting to smoke their lights I tell them to check out rvinyl. :noway: What T-Man said. Thats pretty amazing. Save Share. I would use it to safely remove paint overspray from my polycarbonate lens glasses. 07-03-2007 07:26 AM #2. If so, try a clay bar or sand them with 400 or smoother then polish them with plastic polish. Yes, we always remove the tail lights from trucks. You cannot clay things like rubber weatherstripping, or vinyl and leather, tires, etc. Please put an honest answer. The first substance you want to apply is the adhesion promoter. Protect your car from overspray. Post Reply. Try rubbing alcohol, I removed overspray from my windshields and tail lights with it pretty good. First, you want to use a wax & grease remover to wipe down the light and get it clean. I 2nd the clay bar! DLux on all plastic.Tinted Tail Lights, Headlights, Side markers, and Reflectors. Mopar Splash Guards. Re: How to remove paint overspray from windows??? Edit: also vinyl tint looks 1000x better, you have much better control over the amount of tint, and is easily removable. Tail lights are another option when it comes to making your ride stand out. place a blue shop towel over the window and soak with WD40. Ron, are they plastic? Hold the sandpaper flat on the surface and sand the entire headlight evenly. There are many ways to get it done, some easier than others. Or if you are feeling brave, I had used to use white polishing compound by No.7 made by DuPont. I just replaced my taillight assembly that was leaking water with one I got from ebay, but it has very light clear coat overspray from a prior repair on the car it was removed from. Any suggestions? also works to remove old masking tape. I would not think one would have to remove the whole rear fascia to get out the tail lights. Thanks! K ... 2019. the WD40 should loosen the paint from the plexi. JavaScript is disabled. (if you use too much it can crack your plastic) Then wet sand it with 400 using a lot of water and little pressure, then use 600, 800, 2000. to polish it. But I’m also not the kind of person to spray paint tail lights ‍♂️ . I'm glad you were successful. Billet under hood parts. As a retired laboratory technician (after tonight), I had access not only to solvents, but to chemical compatibility tables. I need something to clean it off with. If you’re using a towel, rather than a buffer, to rub the toothpaste in, apply toothpaste to a small area of your tail light at a time. Use that lightly and then wipe off with a clean towel. For most all cars it is a from the trunk removal as you have access bulbs to replace and can easily remove the whole tail light assembly, ON MOST CARS. I've had some reasonable results by using a "Cleaner" type car wax. Whatever kind of plastic the tail lights are made from was unaffected by acetone. Register now for free!) Non-destructive and it pulls paint overspray and imbedded grime out. using chemicals try wet sending them with 600 grit sandpaper and I did a couple of searches, but didn't find anything on this. 1970 Chevelle Convertible & 1965 Chevelle SS Convertible. If you want to learn how to paint your own car, this is the place! For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Any recommendations?? If that doesnt work, possibly try the kit from eastwood for polishing plastic lenses. … It's slow but it will cut the paint without harming the plastic. Wiring/fuse help. As long as it's smooth and hard. NOTE: since you don't want to take them out of your car, buy some masking tape and newspaper and just mask off the entire tail light. It's slow but it will cut the paint without harming the plastic. remove the towel, then clean window with windex. If that doesnt work, possibly try the kit from eastwood for polishing plastic lenses. After polishing with 2000 and making sure there are no scratches use Turtle wax … also works to remove old masking tape. Discussion in 'General Tundra Discussion' started by Wrongside, Oct 19, 2019. Try one of the clay bars. 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