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Old 09-11-2009, 12:19 PM   #1
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Smoked/tinted headlights and tail lights? Opinions?

Trying to get some opinions on this. (I know the pictures are re-used from my carbon fiber roof thread, but they work both ways in this case).

I hadn't offered it before, but the 1 series owner who came over to get his roof done asked if I could smoke/tint his tail lights. I decided to give it a shot, and it came out surprisingly well. I am trying to see if there would be any interest in this over here.

Material is similar/same thing as lamin-x, with my own little flare to it. Some lamin-x pieces end slightly shorter than the actual tail light, leaving exposed areas around its edges. I have mine slightly oversized (~2mm), just enough to be able to wrap around the edges. This gives it a cleaner/complete look, and helps prevents dirt/etc from building up on the direct edges of the tail light.

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Old 09-12-2009, 05:16 AM   #2
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that looks really good man, good work
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Old 09-13-2009, 11:47 AM   #3
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Thanks. Going to be doing an Audi B7 and a E60 later today. I'll get those pictures up either today or tomorrow.

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Old 09-13-2009, 12:53 PM   #4
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can you do this:

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to this?


theres a cutout for the reverse lights
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Old 09-14-2009, 05:04 AM   #5
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can you do this:

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theres a cutout for the reverse lights
I can probably do something like that. Isn't there a company out there who currently/already makes those?

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Old 09-13-2009, 01:31 PM   #6
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looks great don
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bluebat does, but i heard they're a biatch to install lol, i've don't headlights/fogs but not taillights before
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Old 09-15-2009, 12:28 AM   #8
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bluebat does, but i heard they're a biatch to install lol, i've don't headlights/fogs but not taillights before
I would have to do some testing in order to get the fitment perfect/correct. If you were to purchase the film from him, I'd be able to possibly install it for you. Do you happen to know what it is made from? IE is it vinyl or is it a lamin-x type film?

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Old 09-14-2009, 09:52 PM   #9
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yeah that looks boss!! love ur 135 i want one.
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That looks really good.
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pretty sure it's lamin-x, i'll hit you up when i actually get the car haha
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Here are more pictures of the E60 I did, in case you wanted to see them:







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I want my tails done like that e60
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Old 01-31-2010, 11:35 PM   #14
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can you do this:

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I can/do now





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