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Lexus IS F

Old 11-07-2009, 09:59 PM
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i dont know what to do with the light buckets ive never worked with bodies that have them so this is my first time so help me please !!!!!!
Old 11-08-2009, 12:54 AM
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I'm assuming this is the HPI body? The light buckets need to be painted, mostly silver (I'd suggest an anodized silver like from Tamiya) then tape them on the inside of the body. Unfortunately, unlike the Tamiya light buckets which are designed to hold leds in them, the HPI body does not come with a nice led holder. The buckets are mostly for scale looks but can easily be adapted to hold leds.
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Default RE: Lexus IS F

if you can paint them to look like carbon fiber then clear coat it once maybe twice so it will still reflect some light if you choose to put leds in them.

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