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Old 2009-07-13
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Originally Posted by Mirrorless View Post
One quick question on application: Is the foam brush still the best known way to coat the headlights or is there a better way?
Most still like the foam brush, but if you have the ability and skills, airbrushing can lead to superior results, and furthermore, based on what we've seen of djrams80's setup, professional spray-painting with HVLP automotive paint-gun is even more impressive.

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And how many coats is required for best function?
VEIL Guy has always said that the first coat is what gives the best performance-versus-lighting capability trade-off.

While successive coats will further cut LIDAR return, you'll also get diminishing lighting capabilities.

While the latter trade-off is acceptable for some, for others, it may not. So it's something that you'll have to hash through for yourself.


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