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    Tinted headlights?

    I have acquired a second set of head lights for my E46 with the intentions of tinting the plastic head light covers, Has anyone here ever done this before and what is the best way to do it?

    Window tint film on the inside of the headlight covers?

    Or spray tint on the inside of the headlight covers?

    Any pictures and advice?

    Is it legal and pass a MOT?

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    Quote Originally Posted by steveo76 View Post
    I have acquired a second set of head lights for my E46 with the intentions of tinting the plastic head light covers, Has anyone here ever done this before and what is the best way to do it?

    Window tint film on the inside of the headlight covers?

    Or spray tint on the inside of the headlight covers?

    Any pictures and advice?

    Is it legal and pass a MOT?

    Thanks
    Ask Niall about tint spray, he had it on his lights and it is shite

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    I did! But if I was you I'd take the lens of and spray inside! I did the outside with laminex and it just peeled away despite everyone telling me it wouldn't!

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    Are you lamps tinted at the moment jrfty?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stal1878 View Post
    Are you lamps tinted at the moment jrfty?
    Yup. Laminx on the outside of them. No peeling. They have definitely made a difference visually, but has not affecting light output negatively. Also, never been pulled for them. They could pass as OEM.

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    I thought they did look a bit darker than normal.

    What "grade" or whatever its called did you use? I wouldn't mind some on mine when I get into the looks side of things.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stal1878 View Post
    I thought they did look a bit darker than normal.

    What "grade" or whatever its called did you use? I wouldn't mind some on mine when I get into the looks side of things.
    Subtle tint
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    Last edited by jrfty; 28-09-2012 at 22:55.
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