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    Taken from the www.lamin-x.co.uk/faq.htm

    Our coloured/tinted headlamp protection films may not be legal for road use on primary lighting in your country. An off-road use disclosure is hereby declared. Please check your local laws before application if you have concerns. Installation of our tinted protection film on your primary lights is done so at your own risk.

    The law/Mot hand book within the UK states that front primary lighting must produce a White or Yellow light. There is no documentation about the colour of the actual lens.

    Our Clear/SubtleTint/GunSmoke/OpticBlue light protection films all produce a legal natural light colour, and our Yellow produces a Yellow tinted light which is of course legal within the UK.
    None of our light protection films change/adjust the beam pattern or cause insufficient light output.


    After reading their web site I think its down to the general interpretation/judgment call of the police. (and hey I aint arguing with my cousin lol)

    But as with all things when people actually tint their headlights which do effect the output of white or yellow light the police are gonna start pulling everyone if it looks even remotely dubious lol.

    It's like being pulled over because you have your front fog light on to look cool hehe. It aint illegal but the police don't like it so they pull you over and give you a hard time (or does that just happen to me )

    The way I see it is, if you and your car are road legal, who cares if they pull you over, you did nothing wrong lol.

     
     

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    I would say a lighter tint that in the photos, but do it to the inner lenses. That way you're going to have a distinctive, tinted effect with a more aggressive look, but still be legal and not to over-the-top.
     
     

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    smoked looks much better than the angel rings

    i tinted the fog lights on my car... although i went old school... use tights... and if you do get pulled for them... you just rip them off, easier than paint, and looks really good imo... you couldnt tell the difference!

    i call it fabric tinting




    hides my fog lights, and makes it look like a lower model i like being stealthy!
     
     

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    i think you would be onto a top notch mod there - tinted lights with veeerrryyy bright angel eyes, so you dont see anything in the headlight only the 'floating rings' inside, nice, i would certainly give that a go, only on darker cars tho (black or dark blue etc) would look crap on anything else imo....

    osh.


     
     

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    Although, you've got me thinking now....

    a white car with black kidneys, tinted fogs, and tinted headlights, with angel's shining through, thats a nice looking front end no?


     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Osian-BMW-E92 View Post
    Although, you've got me thinking now....

    a white car with black kidneys, tinted fogs, and tinted headlights, with angel's shining through, thats a nice looking front end no?
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    Quote Originally Posted by dr_hillmann View Post
    i tinted the fog lights on my car... although i went old school... use tights...
    I did that on the rear lights of my clio when I was 17. It had shitty lexus lights and I couldn't afford to change them back to standard so I tinted them lol
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by victim View Post
    I did that on the rear lights of my clio when I was 17. It had shitty lexus lights and I couldn't afford to change them back to standard so I tinted them lol
    tbh, tights are retro! thats why i like it!
     
     

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    Makes it look like a chav mobile IMO ...sorry.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Osian-BMW-E92 View Post
    i think you would be onto a top notch mod there - tinted lights with veeerrryyy bright angel eyes, so you dont see anything in the headlight only the 'floating rings' inside, nice, i would certainly give that a go, only on darker cars tho (black or dark blue etc) would look crap on anything else imo....

    osh.
    Its a bit off subject (and a slight hijack of victim's thread, sorry mate), but I do love your motor Mr Osian
     
     

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