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11-12-2013 08:33 AM
*Ed8r* OK. After long last, I have images. No claims to quality here, just trying to show results. YIKES!
11-05-2013 01:18 PM
Originally Posted by *Ed8r* View Post
I promise I'm not ignoring you. I took photos but have no clue how to make the system attach or show them, sorry.
Upload it to or another picture sharing site.

Copy the direct link then click the picture icon in this forum (Mountain and moon) and paste the link there.

You can also just past the image link between "[IMG][/IMG]" tags.

Glad someone else noticed this issue (albeit before I even got the focus lol) It really annoys me how late the lights turn on, I want people to be able to clearly see my Silver Focus in dim, gray weather.
11-05-2013 08:51 AM
*Ed8r* I promise I'm not ignoring you. I took photos but have no clue how to make the system attach or show them, sorry.
10-21-2013 09:04 AM
descobrir That's it *Ed8r*.
I'm looking for the better film to use and how to apply it.

If you could take the picture and post it would be great. Thank you.
... and youŽll improve your computer skills at the same time! :)
10-21-2013 08:08 AM
*Ed8r* Are you referring to the light-dim film? I've been satisfied with my double strip, but I doubt a photo will clarify it.

I'm not tech-saavy (huge understatement) but I could see if I can get an angle that is useful AND figure out how to post it here!
10-21-2013 03:28 AM
descobrir Hi!

Can the persons that used some tape over the sensor take a picture of it.

I'm going to do the same and would like to learn from you.

05-13-2013 09:08 AM
tamonti I have the solution! The sensor can be removed from the dash using a small flat blade screwdriver to pry straight up. Unplug the wire harness and remove from car. The sensor lens unclips from the housing. I lined the INSIDE of the lens with window tint. Reassemble in reverse order. It works perfectly. Headlights turn on much earlier than prior.
10-10-2012 11:32 AM
*Ed8r* Wait . . . . . . wha-a-a-at?

I peeled off my first attempt and cut another 25 mm strip just slightly longer than the last time. As I placed it, I could feel the front edge of the sensor and knew I was wrapping the film all the way around the slight bulge of that edge.

Now, I find that...even without a dot added on seems MORE sensitive than I am aiming for!

[just another update]
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I can hardly even get in there to wash the window. I think prying it up would be a bit more involved than I was looking for.

I've actually found the single layer of film (described above) to be sufficient.
10-07-2012 02:12 PM
misfire My lights are on anytime my car is on. I have the autolamps, but it also has the DRL. Any time I have my car on, my lights are on. I think it's a waste to have my lamps on at high noon when it's bright as all crap out

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10-07-2012 01:59 PM
BetaDnB Well A) that's a $250 alternative vs. free (or close to) and B) DRLs aren't legal headlights at night. We want our headlights to come on a little sooner at night, so the mention of DRLs is pretty irrelevant to this thread.
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