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I've never thought about tinted tails on my car as Mojave Beige is so light and I didn't think it would look so good. Besides the red contrasts so well with the gold. However, OE tails are just so frighteningly red that I wouldn't mind taking the edge off... Gnosis did:



And I was wondering how that level of tint would look on my car:



So, photoshop it! I would wanna be sure before I commited to something like this. Also do you think extra light is even worth it? I like it because its tinted, but still red.

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Use your imagination. :wink:
 

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Dooooood, do a light stage 2 tint. I was thinking the same thing as you after I painted my 99 but Jon suggested the light tint and it's dark enough so that the tails don't look kinda funky like in the pics, but more of a black cherry color.

here's a pic





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I like ur tails Paul but I wanna make sure I can still see the 2 circle pattern and have them seem red.

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You'll be able to. During the day they usually look like a *slightly* darker red and as it gets darker so does the color. It's hard in the pics but you can distinguish all of the lens separations of the tails in person.


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Hmm, that does sound interesting. I just wanna make sure its red. My color scheme is Gold Red and Black (a la German Flag I guess) but it really works. I don't wanna screw up the look but the stock tails are just hideously red... Anyone have pic of a "light" tinted B5.5?

Oh yeah, Wapptor is always on AIM :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Well lets just say i was pretty bored so these are ALL of your possibilitys (might want to add a 56k warning to this one):
Also the darknesses i choose are just at random, Jonboys light might be darker then i made it or his medium might be darker, etc.
EXTRA LIGHT:

LIGHT:

MEDIUM

DARK:

Here is the tints with the white left out only the red part tinted:
EXTRA LIGHT:

LIGHT:

MEDIUM

DARK:

And here is just the white part tinted the red left out:
EXTRA LIGHT:

LIGHT:

MEDIUM

DARK:

So what are you going to choose :lol:
 

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Well Jordan you sure have a lot of free time on your hands :crazy: :p
Now I am sooooo undecided, however I think custom tails cost more (???) It is an interesting idea. Suggestions anyone?

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I'm thinking it might look cool to tint everything but the red circles. And then for those with WAY too much time on their hands, tint a VW emblem inside those red circles...
 

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Alright it is hot, but I don't like the euro rub strip sorry...at least not on this color. If someone comes out with a dual exhaust like that for 1.8t anytime soon let me know however. It'd be hotness (and tails of about that darkness are in the works!)

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