Very good to know, didn't think of that one. Thanks for the tip!
Quoted from Redeyes:
So you de-solder all the lamp boards before you soak the harness? Im looking for easiest soution haha.
I didn't de-solder the lamp boards, just removed the bulb socket and wiped it down with damp 'purple power' rag, hand dried with a different rag and then air compressor. The wiring harness did get soaked and scrubbed, but the little lamp boards were done by hand. Probably wouldn't hurt the lamp boards if they were soaked, just one diode on there...as long as it's dry under and around that diode afterward, should be all good.
Quoted from tezting:
So you "just" applied the decals and hit them with 2PAC? Can you see/feel the edge where the decals start and end?
Pretty much, just standard decal job and hit with clearcoat. You can't feel the decal edges beneath the clear, that feels smooth. The thing that is different are the corners, they aren't sharp like normal more rounded if anything. Each surface got sprayed facing upwards, with painters tape masking of the sides about a 1/8' down the side. I would remove the tape a minute after spraying, which would allow it to dry evenly with the previous coat. This made the corners really durable, but more rounded then sharp corners.
Thanks again for the positive comments everyone, it wasn't an easy job. I know this type of restore isn't what some people like, but I think it turned out nice and those who would disagree on pinside are at least respectful enough to not comment. I was shown a FB page earlier that was pretty brutal about this project. To each his own, I'm not going to apologize for my work.