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View Poll Results: Yellow or Blue Film?? If other please specify
Yellow 25 78.13%
Blue 2 6.25%
Other 5 15.63%
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Old 11-02-2012, 02:35 AM   #11
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I've always understood it as this: Our eyes have evolved under the white yellowish sun and see best in its color temperature range of about 3300K at dawn/dusk to about 4800K at mid day. Tipping the scale slightly towards infared adds definition, and towards ultraviolet we loose it. If you notice on rally cars the pure yellow fogs are only in addition to several regular lights.

Its why OEM HIDs are 4300K and slighty less than pure white. Why some people prefer brown/copper sunglass. And why almost universally warning signs are either yellow, orange or red.
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Old 11-02-2012, 08:39 AM   #12
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I used yellow laminX precuts for its protective qualities. Svtf's have a tendency get broken fog lights from road debris. Also added yellow bulbs. Looks better in yellow. I would do it on a mk3.
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Old 11-02-2012, 11:13 AM   #13
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Yellow light also reflects more evenly than white light off of reflective surfaces/objects, whether it be fog banks, raindrops, snowflakes, road paint, or road signs. The glare causes hotspots in your vision, and these hotspots cause your eyes to adjust for the increased light, similar to a camera auto-adjusting for overexposure. While our eyes are much more dynamic than a modern camera, the 'overexposure' does significantly decrease our ability to see anything in the low-light areas in our field of vision.

I live in an area that is overpopulated with deer, and being able to see the deer beyond the edge of the road is critical. It's also another reason why you should adjust your dash lights to the lowest possible setting when driving at night.

Go with quality yellow bulbs, though, and clear film.
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Old 11-02-2012, 12:09 PM   #14
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I went with clear laminx and yellow hella bulbs, for total sweetness.
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Old 11-02-2012, 01:38 PM   #15
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I feel as though I have learned so much today

I prefer my lights to be white for aesthetics, but yellow would be more functional/safe.
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Old 11-02-2012, 03:18 PM   #16
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I appreciate all the replies! for those of you that used the film, where did you get it? I called some near by auto stores and none of them seem to carry it
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Old 11-02-2012, 06:20 PM   #17
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I appreciate all the replies! for those of you that used the film, where did you get it? I called some near by auto stores and none of them seem to carry it
i have bought all my tint that i used on my tails from Rvinyl.com. if u go through ebay you can save alot, usually between 25%-50%! they have great quality and awesome customer service:)
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Old 11-02-2012, 07:15 PM   #18
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Lamin-x.com. Fswerks sells it too. LaminX is thick and I feel protects against rocks better.
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Old 11-02-2012, 07:36 PM   #19
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Leave blue for the "cool kids" and either get ultra white bulbs or get yellow film if you plan on more than the occasional inclement weather drives. I'd do yellow if my Focus was to be driven in bad weather alot but that won't be happening so I'm just planning on better brighter bulbs all the way around.
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Old 11-04-2012, 06:53 PM   #20
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I tinted mine yellow

here's a small album

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