Matt was as always very helpfull, and found the right dye for me! I am planning on having a play with resin casting some soon, as a change to my formed plastic ones I have been doing for over 30 years. For a tail light model I would use a stiffer mold material that they sell. That came at really great Palle. In fact, I usually make a significant profit on the rubber and plastic parts I make. Bert Gustafsson. October 7, 2013 at 20:15 #6344. the first thing was to make some molds of the guard! Never to old to try and learn something new. $10.50 pretty easy to do with some silicone rubber! I like the pattern inside the lens. You could add colours to the resin, but for multi colour lenses, you would need to cast them in individual colour pieces. so my 47 cadillac is the victim here! Check here for special coupons and promotions. Has a clear reflector bump like the glass original. Dreams are great. I'm going to try it on the Spartan side markers some day, they are … I'm going to try it on the Spartan side markers some day, they are an odd shaped teardrop lens. This how-to was written up by Ryan, aka originalrumrunner, on the ChopCult forum. Trunk Latches; … it was Matt Townsend…he showed us how to do your own taillights, by using clear polyester, and transparent red color! thanks…and Rik, you know how much thinking i put into this haha..only by practizing you get better! Casting Tail Light Lenses . also the color wasnt perfect! Fits: 1973,1974 Dodge Charger More Details » shape and inside pattern are wonderfull…even more for a firstimer !!! but in the meantime i decided to do a larger light, and use the hole top of the guard! I hope you finally got your resin!!! if you see something that i dont have please send me a good picture and all the info on the lens and ill try to post it up for others to help identify what they have. they make everything look so damn easy and simple…you can only dream of having those skills! a bit to pale! -Palle. Spaced a little while apart as I make time to post them. Palle, great looking light lens. Get it as soon as Wed, Jan 6. Palle, great looking light lens. Only, I've been casting rubber and plastic parts for restoring vintage motorcycles. Chev Corvette various years . For small batches, you can get by with a Mity Vac brake bleeder but you need to mix the plastic thouroughly (spellig) in a stiff plastic cup and have a flat piece of plastic with a barb ontop to hook the MITY This mold making how-to DIY video tutorial shows how you can replicate a tail light lens of any car using a Mold star silicone rubber mold and Crystal Clear optically-clear UV resistant resin… The first Tail Light assembly used on CJ-2A's is part number 640749. the first, i made in wax..the pattern is from a kitchen drawer…haha! Also, Photo credit goes to Henri Thomassen. 1960-1961 Chevrolet Tail Light Lense with Glass Blue Dot. 1937 Terraplane square pattern taillight lens $50.00. 4x12V 6"Oval 24LED Stop Tail Turn Truck Tractor Brake Light Red w/ Grommet Mount. Beautiful work. this weekend, i decided that the pattern wasnt just like i wanted it to be! 66. some years ago, a thread on the HAMB catched my attension! Check here for special coupons and promotions. Home; ... 1936 curved bottom tail light lens $25.00. Die Cast Nut Covers; Specialty Nut Covers; Towing. more about this later! You must be logged in to reply to this topic. it was done by one of those guys you just have to hate! thanks for the kind words! Some are kinda nasty and some are hazmat suit nasty, so please take the proper safety precautions. New die cast … if you have the info from the old page let me have … DEVIL 38 FORD Tail Light Lens Price: $20.00 . The Housing, part number 640866, is black in color.A black Door and Lens assembly, part 640565, was used up to vehicle serial number (CJ-2A) 45723. It looks time consuming but relatively easy. I got into making polyurethane parts (mostly for street rods and restores) a few years ago and I can tell you with no hesitation that casting good parts using clear polyurethane was the most difficult part of the learning process for me. The first step to casting your tail light lense is to warm your mold to help the resin cure properly in thinner sections. the company that sold me the silicone and the clear polyester..said: transparent red color!!? Pontiac Trans Am various years. Pontiac Firebird various years. Include an hour of labor at $100, and a tail light replacement cost can be $180-$300. Back Up (Reverse) MULTI COLOURED LENSES. Marked with ORA in raised letters. Anybody here casting taillight lenses? Universal Colored Head Light and Tail Light Vinyl Film. It looks time consuming but relatively easy. (5) 5 product ratings - (1) NEW GENUINE OEM FORD 2016-2019 RH Passenger Tail Lamp Light XLT FB5Z-13404-A Bestsellers. VK. same result! especially the one with the Merc man in it! -Palle. DIE CAST CHROME PARTS - GASKETS. This will make the molds warm to the touch but should not be so warm that you can not hold onto them. a bad idea, if your interested in using these as taillights! The … i thought this was the coolest idea, and I just waited for the right car to start working on! Thanks for sharing. so I was pretty desperate..and decided to email Matt! Tail Light Brackets (7) Tail Lights-> (283) LED TL Lenses/Assemblies (34) LEE Lenses (22) Steel ... Shopping Cart. What did you end up using for the inner mold? and thanks again for the inspiration Matt! Those look really nice! The only way I'm aware of is to have it online somewhere, then link to it, the same as must be done for photos. Tail. However, I am always able to recoup the costs by selling a few casts on ebay. Those look incredible Palle. Shop Online or Call 888-488-4695! so finally..the first try was perfect! 4.7 out of 5 stars 355. so i took a 48 guard i had in my stash of crap! Tail Light Lens and Housing Compatible with 1980-1986 Ford F-150 F-250 F-350 Halogen Clear & Red Lens Set of 2 Passenger and Driver Side 4.9 out of 5 stars 17 $50.99 $ 50 . -Palle, Viewing 15 posts - 1 through 15 (of 60 total), This topic has 59 replies, 27 voices, and was last updated. 1,045 6. …AT11883 * This is a 12-Volt tail light assembly* The overall length (included lens) is 3.605"* The bezel has a 2.885" O.D. One piece three colour. you should show a couple of your lenses! $23.93. this is what Kustom car building is all about! You can use this method to cast pretty much anything in resin, pretty cool, thanks for the write up Ryan! i made 3 lenses..i think i might be happy about that some day!..next step is to cut the guard! I dont wanna destroy the bumberguards, before i found out, wether i manage this or not! $12.66 $ 12. the next step is to cut the glass down to fit, and to cut the bumberguard! How to Make a Replacement Tail Light Lens – Mold-making and Clear Casting Resin Demonstration from Smooth-On…. A friend of mine passed this link to me on casting tail light lenses. Step 1 Thanks Buddy! but I had my doubts when i saw this….and I was right! Thanks for all the info FatFenders! Order Trailer Tail Light Lenses & Parts for your vehicle and pick it up in store—make your purchase, find a store near you, and get directions. Stop Tail Turn Lights It would be great to see it! Palle……you are the real deal! I can imagine how those light look at night… giving the whole rear of the car a red glow. This first installment will center around making the pattern of the tail light housing for casting and making the actual lenses, all using a vacuum former. Your order may be eligible for Ship to Home, and shipping is free on all online orders of $35.00+. PMMA is the resin that is used for most original equipment taillight lenses and in sheet form is often known by the trade names of "Perspex" or "Plexiglass". a new mold was made. after this..i called half the country, I honestly bought like 5 different color dyes! Really good to know that kind of thing. Eshelman Molding & Casting 1939 Hudson Tail Light lens ORA [28C] - Reproduction tail light lens for 1939 Hudson. not that I had a problem with that, but i never thought it could be that difficult to find over here! the result is amazing !!! Guide to Tail Light Codes this has been taken down. A friend of mine passed this link to me on casting tail light lenses. I rubber banded the two mold halves back together and began mixing up my clear resin as per the manufacturers specifications. This video shows you how to replicate the turn signal lens of a Volkswagen. 0 items. but it looked cool! Your lenses really look fantastic! I am going to see if I can find my spare Falcon tail light lenses, and see if I can render and make one (in my oh so copious free time). pure art! But for a quality part made of clear it must be completely bubble free and the surfaces must be absolutely smooth. so had a new mold made..and heres the result! * This is a 12-Volt tail light assembly* The overall length (included lens) is 3.605"* The bezel has a… The tail light lens is an inject-molded plastic cover that encases the tail light bulb and other electrical components inside the tail light housing. PMMA is very clear and transparent. i even had two different colors from Germany..same result! carvelloafer. Knowing that a right hand light assembly will be added during the restoration, the clear and amber lenses on this left tail light were used as patterns to make the tail light lenses for the right tail light assembly. Post Dec 27, 2011 #1 2011-12-27T22:30. Casting molds are used to make replicas of all sorts of items. A single tail light can cost $80-$100, and an assembly can cost $160-$180. I am planning on having a play with resin casting some soon, as a change to my formed plastic ones I have been doing for over 30 years. Tailgate; Truck Bed Lights; Trunk. New die cast chrome fitted. Slowly pour your resin into the mold through the resin gate we … Fasteners Unlimited 89-187 Red Replacement Lens for Compact Tail Light. One piece two colour. And I agree with Keith. Thin-Line Zinc Die-Cast Double-Face Light. * Replaces GUIDE B31 light* Upgrade to an LED with the purchase of ABC3857! Clear resin is nasty stuff! If you buy an aftermarket part and fix it yourself, the cost can range from $40-$90 for a single tail light and $80-$180 for a tail light assembly. We recommend 15-30 minutes at 150 F or 1 minute/lb of rubber on high in a microwave. The main purpose of tail light lenses is to protect the tail light bulbs, diffuse your rear lights, and provide the colors needed to communicate your movements to the vehicles driving behind … the color was solid! sad to say you may have to use my site to figure out what you have. Pedestal Fender Double Face Stop Turn Tail Parking Light Round 42 LED Clear Lens. I thought it was interesting. I thought it was interesting. It looks amazing to see the whole top of the guard done as taillight lens. Translucent filament is out there, it will just be a matter of selecting exact color (brands vary), and figuring out the balance of layers to transparency. Making tail light lenses etc Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, January 9, 2008 6:56 PM I have a 1:18th scale car i am blowing up to about 1/7th scale and wondering if anyone knows how i can replicate the lenses in … This how-to DIY video tutorial shows how you can replicate a tail light lens of any car using a Mold star silicone rubber mold and Crystal Clear optically-clear UV resistant resin. 55280. $47.63. 1939 Ford Tail Light Assembly w/ Blue Dot Price: $33.00 : WARNING Some Product May Contain Chemicals, Including Lead Know to the State of California to Cause Birth Defects and Other Reproductive Harm. Matt…please show some of your amazing taillights…and thanks for getting me started! But, it's what you choose to DO about your dreams that counts. and i found out, this is the hard part! 1954 Chevy Large Bubble LEE Lenses (pair) 1955 Chevy Large Bubble LEE Lenses (pair) 1954 Chevy Small Bubble LEE Lenses (pair) 1956 Chevy LEE Lenses (pair) 1955 Chevy Buick Style LEE Lenses … Eshelman Molding & Casting : - Hudson before - 1948 Hudson 1948 - 1954 Hudson 1955 - 1957 Jewelry 1940 Nash 1941 Nash Other makes hudson, nash, reproduction, casting. How-To: Wing a Custom Taillight (Cast a Custom Tail Light Lens!) I cant wait to see it cut down and on top of the guard. 1932-42 Ford Tail Light Assembly Price: $37.00 . You can get away with a lot more when making parts from solid color polyurethane because you never see the internal bubbles and you can always use Bondo or JB weld to cover up the ones that show, assuming you are going to paint the part. Idea of the guard taillights, by using clear polyester, and use the hole top of the a! 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