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Old 03-04-2012, 11:54 AM   #11
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25 up front and 5 in the rear
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tint makes any car look awesome, do the tail lights next you wont be disappointed
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tint makes any car look awesome, do the tail lights next you wont be disappointed
Careful here. Most states do not allow tampering of DOT regulated factory lighting equipment. It'* one thing if its a show car, but as a daily driver, you can be fined. If not worse.

As a commercial driver, I see tinted tails once in awhile. I will rephrase that, I see the lack of COMMUNICATION tinted tails shows. With the right ambient lighting conditions, I can't even tell if its a car or a horse in the road.
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lol. most states require that you be able to see the taillights 500 feet away at all times. i found 30-40% tint film achieves this nicely on my car and my girlfriends 02 civic coupe.
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Careful here. Most states do not allow tampering of DOT regulated factory lighting equipment. It'* one thing if its a show car, but as a daily driver, you can be fined. If not worse.

As a commercial driver, I see tinted tails once in awhile. I will rephrase that, I see the lack of COMMUNICATION tinted tails shows. With the right ambient lighting conditions, I can't even tell if its a car or a horse in the road.
I was gonna try the R Vinyl peel and stick smoked tint so if its a big deal ill be out of a whopping 20 bucks, I will not paint my lights for any reason.
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I was gonna try the R Vinyl peel and stick smoked tint so if its a big deal ill be out of a whopping 20 bucks, I will not paint my lights for any reason.
i can do you one better. go to advance auto, and get some gila tint for $5. id recommend the tint with adhesive for your car with how sculpted your lights are but i used the peel and cling.

https://www.gmforum.com/detailing-appearance-109/my-tinted-tails-how-i-did-298180/
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[QUOTE=eltatertoto;1554405]i can do you one better. go to advance auto, and get some gila tint for $5. id recommend the tint with adhesive for your car with how sculpted your lights are but i used the peel and cling.

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On my way now ill post pics when im done, thanks for the heads up eltatertoto
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no prob. just keep in mind, if you get adhesive my instructions in that thread were useless lol. lots of soapy water underneath, a credit card or some type of squeegee and a whole lot of patience is about the best advice i can give for adhesive tint because it doesn't really stretch.

i think unless you just stretch the peel and cling across all the grooves in the top of your lights adhesive is probably your only option though.
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no prob. just keep in mind, if you get adhesive my instructions in that thread were useless lol. lots of soapy water underneath, a credit card or some type of squeegee and a whole lot of patience is about the best advice i can give for adhesive tint because it doesn't really stretch.

i think unless you just stretch the peel and cling across all the grooves in the top of your lights adhesive is probably your only option though.[/QUOTE]

GXP tails dont have the grooves in them so i should be able to knock this out easy.
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Failed on the taillights ill give the precut ones a try.
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