Scala "black" tail lights

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Scala "black" tail lights

Post by frlrubett » Wed Jul 15, 2020 8:50 am

I am trying to return my Scala to as factory as I can and the brochure says they came with 'black' tail lights. Have read through the resources on here and the tail lights pictured on Scala's seem to have black stripes running through them.

I am already looking for tail lights which are not cracked, should I be looking for black ones which are not cracked? Is there a DIY method to get my existing lights back to original spec?

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Re: Scala "black" tail lights

Post by RoccoJimbo » Thu Jul 16, 2020 7:11 pm

Hi
You could get some 3mm pinstriping & use it to mask in between the ridges & spray tint or spray paint the lenses then remove the pinstriping. It worked for me after some clot reversed into my nearside light & either I couldn't find a decent Scala tinted rear light or people were asking the earth for them because they were tinted!


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Re: Scala "black" tail lights

Post by mr.brown » Thu Jul 16, 2020 9:07 pm

Scala lights were standard lights with black stripes. Just use an oil based paint pen with a thick nib or pin striping as mentioned above.

It was the GTX that had actual tinted lights.



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Re: Scala "black" tail lights

Post by jpr1977 » Thu Jul 16, 2020 9:59 pm

Black paint on a very lightly loaded gloss type mini roller worked for me some years back...



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Re: Scala "black" tail lights

Post by unknownmale » Fri Jul 17, 2020 9:25 am

This is what I did - viewtopic.php?f=13&t=21202


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Re: Scala "black" tail lights

Post by unknownmale » Fri Jul 17, 2020 9:26 am

unknownmale wrote:
Fri Jul 17, 2020 9:25 am
This is what I did - viewtopic.php?f=13&t=21202
https://amzn.to/3fF54W9


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Re: Scala "black" tail lights

Post by frlrubett » Fri Jul 17, 2020 10:09 am

Oh great have these lasted?



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Re: Scala "black" tail lights

Post by unknownmale » Fri Jul 17, 2020 10:42 am

frlrubett wrote:
Fri Jul 17, 2020 10:09 am
Oh great have these lasted?
Yeah, still look good! Just make sure the lights are super clean first


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Re: Scala "black" tail lights

Post by frlrubett » Fri Jul 17, 2020 1:12 pm

Might try the lacquer technique as I don't have a heat gun.



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Re: Scala "black" tail lights

Post by Roccoman » Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:26 pm

Can anyone confirm that the scala was the only model to have the black pinstripes? I have one on my '92 Gt2 and one normal(not black) and need to know what it was originally.....
Any ideas guys?🤔



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Re: Scala "black" tail lights

Post by mr.brown » Mon Sep 14, 2020 10:16 pm

The GT2 had the same black stripe lights.