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Old 10-07-2012, 06:20 AM   #51
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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.
Hey that's great! Maybe you should find the DRL thread since this one has nothing to do with that.
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Old 10-07-2012, 01:35 PM   #52
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Hey that's great! Maybe you should find the DRL thread since this one has nothing to do with that.
Hey, just bringing up an alternative after reading all the posts in this thread.
You most certainly don't have to like it. Others might.
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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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Old 10-07-2012, 02:12 PM   #54
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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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Old 10-10-2012, 11:32 AM   #55
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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 top...it seems MORE sensitive than I am aiming for!

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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.
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Old 05-13-2013, 09:08 AM   #56
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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.
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Old 10-21-2013, 03:28 AM   #57
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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.

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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!
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Old 10-21-2013, 09:04 AM   #59
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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! :)
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I promise I'm not ignoring you. I took photos but have no clue how to make the system attach or show them, sorry.
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