Required Hardware & Ingredients :
• 1 Quart Spray Bottle or Rapid Tac
• Heat Gun or Hair Dryer
• 1 Bottle soapy water
• XActo Knife
Mix water and a shot of soap in a spray bottle or Rapid Prep. Use the Mixed Solution to thoroughly
clean the surface of the tail light, being certain to remove all grease, wax,
tar and dirt.
Dry the headlight with a lint free cloth.
DO NOT REMOVE THE BACKING PAPER AT THIS POINT!
For best results the tail light kit should be above room temperature during
installation. It is best to perform installation in a controlled environment.
In order to achieve a higher installation temperature, use the heat gun or hair
dryer to gently warm the light surfaces making sure to move the heat gun around
and not point to the same spot. Do this until the tail light kit becomes soft
and very flexible also trim the vinyl down 2 inches larger then the tail light
all the way around so it will be easier to install.
PLEASE READ INSTRUCTIONS FIRST BEFORE YOU INSTALL
SO YOU GET AN IDEA OF WHAT THE STEPS ARE AND MAKE NO MISTAKES. PROFFESIONAL
INSTALLATION IS RECOMMENDED.
Wet your fingers thoroughly with the alcohol solution. It is important that you
not touch the exposed adhesive surface of the kit with dry fingers. Handling
the adhesive side of the piece with dry fingers or hands will leave marks that
will not go away. With hand and fingers wet, remove the backing paper and
immediately spray the exposed adhesive side of the piece thoroughly with the
alcohol or soap solution.
Spray your vehicles tail light thoroughly with the soap solution. Apply the
piece to the light and use your hand to smooth piece onto the light from center
Then spray the vinyl and use the squeegee to force the
solution out along the edges of the piece by using firm, continuous strokes,
from the center out remember to keep the surface wet so you do not scratch or
rip the vinyl.
On Contoured surfaces, the adhesive will not stick to the lens immediately. In
this case, use the heat gun or hair dryer to gently heat between the lens and
the plastic. This will soften the plastic and evaporate some of the moisture
allowing for better contouring of the material.
DO NOT OVERHEAT THE PLASTIC The material needs only to be warmed.
Trim the excess vinyl using your XActo knife.
If you see any big bubbles then just lift the
vinyl back up, spray with alcohol and start to squeegee.
You can also remove bubbles using your thumb to
apply pressure from one side of the bubble and with your XActo knife punch a
small hole in the other side of the bubble. Force the bubble out with your
How to Trim Universal Headlight sheets on your vehicle
Our universal headlight protection sheets should be installed using all of the
steps mention above. The only thing that needs to be done is the trimming. We
recommend using a sharp XActo Knife and cut around the edges of the light.
Removing Air Bubbles:
It is possible that you will see some air bubbles under your vinyl after you
install it. Small bubbles will disappear within a few weeks under the sun. The
larger bubbles can be removed by using a pine to puncture a whole on the side
of the bubble and then use your finger to remove the air bubble.
All of our vinyl is designed so it can be removed without
damaging the surface. Removing vinyl will not damage your cars paint or lights.
• For optimum results, surface temperature
should be above 50 degrees F. and below 90 degrees F. If necessary move
vehicle to a location where the temperature can be within the removal guide
• Make sure to clean the vinyl surface before
• Peel off vinyl with your finger nails. Do
this until you remove all pieces of the vinyl.
• Wipe off the surface and you are done.
• For left over residue or adhesive, we recommend using Rapid Remover without damage or mess.