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tinted fog lights?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by neontrail, Feb 16, 2009.

  1. neontrail

    neontrail [OP] ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈

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    De-badged, Tint 20%, Blue 48 LED dome-light, .......
    Last time I was at the tint shop some jetta was getting his fog lights 'tinted' yellow....

    Does the tint go right on the outside of the light??

    Anyone done this? OR ever heard of doing it?

    ty
     
  2. humanoid

    humanoid bite me

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    I think they go on the outside of the lens. Why not just get yellow bulbs?
     
  3. neontrail

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    Whats the cost difference? Why would someone tint rather then replace bulb?
     
  4. humanoid

    humanoid bite me

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    Not sure what the cost difference was, but maybe one likes the lens yellow without replacing the bulb, but I would rather have the bulb yellow than the lens yellow.
     
  5. 6shooter

    6shooter Well-Known Member

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    plenty.......
    yes, i've done mine two times.
    once on my factory bumper:

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    and again on the piaa's once i put the allpro on:

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    i used 3M the first time, and lamin-x the second time. the lamin-x seems more durable, but they both worked well.
     
  6. DeeKay21

    DeeKay21 Lieutenant Dan.

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    Same here. Lamin-x.:D
     
  7. wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    where do you get lamin-x from?
     
  8. neontrail

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    thank you very much!!
     
  9. harshest

    harshest I am the Sofa King

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    Yellow fogs = Sex :thumbsup:
     
  11. TheBlackPearl

    TheBlackPearl Well-Known Member

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    I have 3000k HID's in the fogs. The light shines bright yellow on the road but when you look at the fog light, it doesn't look as yellow (Looks like a regular halogen color). I want the actual foglight to appear yellow on my car (Similar to what you see on some of the Lexus cars). If I add a tint, will it block out a lot of my HID lighting?
     
  12. DeeKay21

    DeeKay21 Lieutenant Dan.

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    Ummm, good question and if the guy that I bought the 3000K HID kit from sent the right parts I would have told you by now!!! I also have a 3000K HID kit waiting to be installed in my fogs and I also have the yellow lamin-x film over them.;)
     
  13. DeeKay21

    DeeKay21 Lieutenant Dan.

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    Well just installed my 3000K HID lights in my fogs. It is friggin bright as heck! I think it might even be a little to bright!:eek:
     
  14. TheBlackPearl

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    ^Cool! Do you have any pics of them with the yellow tint? But yea, I do agree that they seem very bright (which is what I want).
     
  15. DeeKay21

    DeeKay21 Lieutenant Dan.

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    Yeah just look in my profile pics.
     
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