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Way Blacked Out!

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by billas333, Mar 27, 2010.

  1. Mar 27, 2010 at 9:46 AM
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    billas333

    billas333 [OP] They Still Love To Hate Me! - T.O.

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    So this guy smoked my headlights this week and he did them super dark which I was not expecting. Anyway I was wondering if anyone had smoked headlights with HIDs?

    I have regular bulbs in there now and it has cut down the shine through of the lights by atleast 50%

    I hope the HIDs blow through the tint otherwise im gonna be buying new headlights :-(

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Mar 27, 2010 at 9:51 AM
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    I Liquid I

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    If its vht spray, you could just take it out with a paint remover thats safe for plastics.
     
  3. Mar 27, 2010 at 9:52 AM
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    MOT

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    pics?
     
  4. Mar 27, 2010 at 9:55 AM
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    billas333

    billas333 [OP] They Still Love To Hate Me! - T.O.

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    Pic posted
     
  5. Mar 27, 2010 at 9:57 AM
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    HOLY SHIT!

    The guy would have been better off using freaking engine black spray. DAM!

    But yeah, paint remover thats is SAFE for PLASTICS, should take it off. At least it helped a friend of mine once.
     
  6. Mar 27, 2010 at 10:02 AM
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    if not try 55watt hids. thats super dark.
     
  7. Mar 27, 2010 at 10:04 AM
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    MOT

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    Holy crap i would slap him! To dark!
     
  8. Mar 27, 2010 at 10:06 AM
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    Even with HID's you're going to lose a good amount of the light, which kind of defeats the whole purpose. Lights that dark are going to be a cop magnet too, especially in California.
     
  9. Mar 27, 2010 at 10:12 AM
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    You better get ready to get tickets or order new head light! Sorry brother!
     
  10. Mar 27, 2010 at 10:13 AM
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    Wow! Yeah..I see new headlights in your future...
    try to get the guy to remove the tint or get your money back. That's def illegal...
     
  11. Mar 27, 2010 at 10:18 AM
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    dammm....I bet u won't even see the blinkers
     
  12. Mar 27, 2010 at 10:26 AM
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    Looks good but you won't get away with that for long. You better get that stuff off
     
  13. Mar 27, 2010 at 2:24 PM
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    everything shines through I just know it's asking to get pulled over. Looks bad ass IMO tho lol
     
  14. Mar 27, 2010 at 2:28 PM
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    lol thats not smoked thats burnt

    or blacked out if you will

    id bring them back and get him to strip and re do them quite a bit lighter
     
  15. Mar 27, 2010 at 2:30 PM
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    The pic in your sig looks WAYYY better IMO.
     
  16. Mar 27, 2010 at 8:18 PM
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    yea im not a fan...i probably wouldnt even tint the headlights period.
     
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    X2! They're blacker than your truck!
     
  18. Mar 27, 2010 at 8:43 PM
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    I dont see any headlights? :notsure:
     
  19. Mar 28, 2010 at 8:35 AM
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    If you take some rubbing compound to them with a buffer you can make them a little lighter. They will also lighten up after sitting in the sun. They are way darker than I would want for sure. I used the VHT on my tail-lights, but I just did the BHLM on the front lights.
     
  20. Mar 29, 2010 at 8:35 PM
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    I went way too dark on my last car. If you used nightshades I was able to get it off really easy with acetone. It literally wiped straight off with that stuff. Pain thinner didn't work near as well for me.
     
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