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Old 10-04-2013, 06:23 AM
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Hey all,

Im wanting to tint my headlights and just wanted to know how some of you did it, i.e. what brand tint, what shade and the process.
Also some pics with what brand, shade you used would be great!!
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Why would you want to tint them? They aren't bright enough to begin with

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Why would you want to tint them? They aren't bright enough to begin with

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My thoughts exactly. I personally dont see the appeal, but to each their own.
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I highly reconmend against this as it will be more then likely lead to tickets, terrible road vision at night and limit your view of pedestrians and animals on the shoulder. A better way to go would be to purchase a set of tinted headlight covers so that they can be removed at night and perfect vision again. Another option would be to get aftermarket headlights with black housings, or the third option would be to bake your headlights, paint the housings yourself, seal em back up and call it a day.

I had the GTS headlight covers on my truck until one day I forget to put one on properly and it flew away to its death .. And even with my HID's.. night driving wasn't that good so i usually took them off. I am pretty sure everywhere tinted headlights are not allowed as they do cause a safety hazard for yourself and others.
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I have linex on mine ...forsure killed the stock lights I have ZXE bulbs and they are pretty good I think mine is 4% and they come custom cut
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Just get a set of lights like mine with the gloss black housing. The lenses look tinted and they work great
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My thoughts exactly. I personally dont see the appeal, but to each their own.
The Voices of reason I almost ran right over a Red S-10 that had Red tail lights on a divided highway on a bright sunny afternoon. Last I checked lights were supposed to help visibility!
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I have linex on mine ...forsure killed the stock lights I have ZXE bulbs and they are pretty good I think mine is 4% and they come custom cut
I hope you meant Lamin-X! If Line-X were on your headlights, you wouldn't be seeing anything -- no matter what bulbs you had.
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I had Lamin-X too... it sucked... it bubbled and ended up looking lousy after that and the output was terrible even with my HIDS... I switched to the black headlights... same effect... better result!
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