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Old 10-05-2012, 01:41 PM   #41
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Here I am again.

Doubled the 25mm strip, but now the lights are on even when it's bright enough to trigger some tint in my transition lenses. I'm going to scrape the whole thing off and start again by adding a dot and then one layer of the 25 mm strip.

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Old 10-05-2012, 10:47 PM   #42
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I have a 2013 ti and the sensor sensitivty is perfect perhaps the part is updated.
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Old 10-05-2012, 11:18 PM   #43
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I haven't noticed an issue yet, I also have never noticed an issue on my 06 F150. I'll try and pay attention to see if one comes on sooner than another, the truck has the windsheild tinted.
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Old 10-06-2012, 12:08 AM   #44
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An easy solution would be having your dealership activate your DRLs. Then they'd just be on anyway and you wouldn't have to worry about it, ever.

Except the light will ALWAYS be on on the dashboard, which would drive me insane.
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An easy solution would be having your dealership activate your DRLs. Then they'd just be on anyway and you wouldn't have to worry about it, ever.

Except the light will ALWAYS be on on the dashboard, which would drive me insane.
Yes, yes it does.
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Old 10-06-2012, 04:46 PM   #46
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Well, I figure once I nail it down, my information may help others who'd like to have just more sensitivity rather than an on-off switch.
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Old 10-06-2012, 06:53 PM   #47
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Actually, since you're talking about covering the ambient light sensor with a film that will prevent light from getting to the sensor, wouldn't it be correct to say you're trying to make it 'less sensitive' rather than 'more sensitive'?

I can say that the Light Dims worked well on my auto-dimming rear view mirror. I had always hated the fact that on fairly bright days the mirror wouldn't dim and that it was really slow to dim regardless of how bright the light coming through the rear window was. Placing one of the small, circular Light Dims dots on the forward-facing sensor on the mirror has fixed both issues completely. Making the mirror think that the ambient light levels are lower made the mirror stay darker overall and increased the speed of dimming when bright lights hit the rear-facing sensor.
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Old 10-06-2012, 06:57 PM   #48
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Ohhhhhhhhhhh................GOOD POINT!
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Here's how I see it. Since the lights are activated when it gets dark enough we're making it more sensitive to the darkness.
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Old 10-07-2012, 01:19 AM   #50
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Super happy with my Echomaster LED Day Time Running lights. They are always on rain or shine, light or dark. And no annoying light on the dash.
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