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Old 18th March 2009, 11:54   #76
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m4ugr8, Civic rear looks very neat with out all the badges. Mine also is white and tempted to do this. Only worry is about the resale value.
Well as was pointed out earlier in this thread, just stick the logos back on!
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Old 18th March 2009, 16:48   #77
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hi guys i have some questions after going through this thread and reading the replies and photos.

are smoked tailights and headlights street legal in india?
has anyone been fined yet, if its not legal?

my personal view point is that smoked lights look good only on a black colour car and not other wise!

i really like the neat and clean look of the rear end of the cars after de-badging them. just retain the main OEM logo if some one wants to.
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LOL!!! Sanyam has some nice CF Look a like Stickers at GYRO, I will sell at that price only, CF Spoiler

Aha!!!
now i know how you got that CF grill and Spoiler.seems like he was out of it and thats why you painted the sides white.
hmmm clever!!
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hi guys i have some questions after going through this thread and reading the replies and photos.

are smoked tailights and headlights street legal in india?
has anyone been fined yet, if its not legal?

my personal view point is that smoked lights look good only on a black colour car and not other wise!

i really like the neat and clean look of the rear end of the cars after de-badging them. just retain the main OEM logo if some one wants to.
Well, havent been fined but the thing is I have also smoked them in such a way that light throw is not affected.
But dont think its illegal, there are a few cars out there wth smoked lights.
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has anyone been fined yet, if its not legal?
Nop ,have never even heard of anybody getting fined for this.

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my personal view point is that smoked lights look good only on a black colour car and not other wise!
Yes ,but Imo even white cars look good with smoked lights.
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Old 18th March 2009, 23:54   #81
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Guys.. i read the complete thread, but couldnt find any idea to get rid of the stickers which the service centre and the company put on the car. I own a 1999 Hyundai Santro and want to get rid of the Shreenath Hyundai and Santro and zipdrive stickers from the car. But even if i try to get it done will it affect the paint or the best question would be, from where can i get it done.

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Yes ,but Imo even white cars look good with smoked lights.
I think ANY car looks good with smoked lights, though havent seen too many around.
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Uno came with smoked tail-lights as stock.
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@Param: Thanks for the pm which you sent. But the problem here is that the stickers are pasted on the body and not the glass. So i wanted some ideas as to what can be done to get rid of them, without hurting the paint.
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Guys.. i read the complete thread, but couldnt find any idea to get rid of the stickers which the service centre and the company put on the car. I own a 1999 Hyundai Santro and want to get rid of the Shreenath Hyundai and Santro and zipdrive stickers from the car. But even if i try to get it done will it affect the paint or the best question would be, from where can i get it done.

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Niki, I went to the radium sticker walas. They have this solution, which they put on it. (dont know whatz the content). He has some plain sharp thing, he just flicked one corner and the sticker came off.
Worked like a charm, and no loss to the paint.
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^ thanks for the above tip yatin.Will keep in mind for any other stickers i want to peel off.
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What exact material is used in smoking the tail lamps?
i know its some kind of spray. is it similar to glass painting color available in the market?

also once you get the smoked tail lamps, is there any way to remove the black color and restore the original transparency as before ? afetr one gets tired of them or decides that they don't suit the car looks.

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What exact material is used in smoking the tail lamps?
i know its some kind of spray. is it similar to glass painting color available in the market?

also once you get the smoked tail lamps, is there any way to remove the black color and restore the original transparency as before ? afetr one gets tired of them or decides that they don't suit the car looks.

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I have a spray, VHT NiteShades. It's in a can, so you spray it on, and you can take it off with thinner/whatever it is thats used.
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What exact material is used in smoking the tail lamps?
i know its some kind of spray. is it similar to glass painting color available in the market?

also once you get the smoked tail lamps, is there any way to remove the black color and restore the original transparency as before ? afetr one gets tired of them or decides that they don't suit the car looks.

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a mix of black paint and clear laquer. more info here
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/modifi...blackened.html (How are headlights and taillights blackened?)
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Guys i have a Santro Eco model, is it possible to remove the LPG badge
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