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Old 04-11-2012, 03:02 PM   #1541
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i have only been pulled over once for my tails being tinted... and that was when they were "blacked out." yes, it was definitely too dark. since then, i have retinted them very lightly. very little light is restricted, as they still appear to be a dark red without the brake depressed.

i would say, if you are going to tint your tails, make sure you do it lighter so it appears "smoked" and not dark. just my 2 cents.

and i agree with you, Crice8. Headlights should definitely not be tinted... get black housings instead, gives almost the same visual appearance without effecting light output.
I completely agree with this. I actually have a brand new set of the light "tint" lamin x for the 08-11 focus headlights in a tub under my bed. Never even took the install stuff out of the package lol. i never have time to do it. ill sell it for the same price as laminx but ill do shipping/tax included so you can save that much if anyone is interetsed. they charged me $8 shipping
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Old 04-11-2012, 03:04 PM   #1542
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Please refrain from spray tinting your lights.... In most cases cops will be 99% more apt to pull you over due to it.... Get ses dark tails or led ones on ebay. The only thing i would suggest on any exterior lighting of your car is lamin x . While still illegal to do it simply peels off.. You won't have to go buy new taillights after you get pulled over the first time. On your headlights anything "tinted" will drastically kill your light output and puts both you and others on the road in danger. Taillights the same... As a part time Cybercrime "assistant" for the county, i cannot tell you how many times i have called a OD in the area to pull over some jackass that has his taillights tinted at night and almost rear end them because they are hitting the brakes but it is not even as bright as the lights would have been on at night anyways without the pedal depressed....
My tails were blacked out with the AVS plastic covers(not recommended) even though they velcroed on so removal was easy, the light output was affected. Good thing that I never got pulled over for it, or got rear ended. There are off now with no intentions of going back on. Never tried laminix, but plastidip peels off just as easy and light does shine through it. Now, I like the look of the OEM euros best of all, no tinting needed to give the rear a classy look.
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My tails were blacked out with the AVS plastic covers(not recommended) even though they velcroed on so removal was easy, the light output was affected. Good thing that I never got pulled over for it, or got rear ended. There are off now with no intentions of going back on. Never tried laminix, but plastidip peels off just as easy and light does shine through it. Now, I like the look of the OEM euros best of all, no tinting needed to give the rear a classy look.
Try peeling off plastidip that is sprayed thin(= ive been down that road... majoorrrr pain in the ASH.

By the time you made it thick enough to easily peel off it would not be transparent lol

EDIT: Actually you know all about this you just removed it from your hood(= i remember. i tried removing it from my wheels, with three coats it crumbled of what i could get off. i ended up saying screw it after hours of scrubbing and high pressure spraying them and just palstidipped over the remaining plastidip till it was thick enough to level out
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Tireshop messed up my Plastidip ugh ill be redoing that later lol
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Old 04-11-2012, 03:23 PM   #1545
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Tireshop messed up my Plastidip ugh ill be redoing that later lol
that happened to me the other week... out came the can and then it ran out... lol.

just thought of an idea... mask off 3 of the 6 spokes on my svt rims and leave them silver-ish.... hmmm.... might look stoopid... but that is the awesomeness of the dip... completely reversible.
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Please refrain from spray tinting your lights.... In most cases cops will be 99% more apt to pull you over due to it.... Get ses dark tails or led ones on ebay. The only thing i would suggest on any exterior lighting of your car is lamin x . While still illegal to do it simply peels off.. You won't have to go buy new taillights after you get pulled over the first time. On your headlights anything "tinted" will drastically kill your light output and puts both you and others on the road in danger. Taillights the same... As a part time Cybercrime "assistant" for the county, i cannot tell you how many times i have called a OD in the area to pull over some jackass that has his taillights tinted at night and almost rear end them because they are hitting the brakes but it is not even as bright as the lights would have been on at night anyways without the pedal depressed....
yeah this makes alot of sense. since i'm about to go to the police academy i prob shouldn't put too many illegal mods on my car. the law in VA states that you cannot tint any lights on your vehicle. pretty much anything that looks cool or sounds good is illegal here. oh boy.
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Old 04-11-2012, 04:11 PM   #1547
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that happened to me the other week... out came the can and then it ran out... lol.

just thought of an idea... mask off 3 of the 6 spokes on my svt rims and leave them silver-ish.... hmmm.... might look stoopid... but that is the awesomeness of the dip... completely reversible.
Sucks huh lol. I told him be careful and he looked at me all weird lol oh well. Hmm that's a good idea lol
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