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Old 02-23-2006, 08:52 PM   #1
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Black Out Headlights?

I was thinking of also buyin a smoke tint for my headlights, how much would that affect my visibility at night with my headlights if i darken then with a smoke tint?
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Re: Black Out Headlights?

I would not suggest tinting headlights, especially not any darker than the 02+ headlights are.

Depending on how dark you make the tint, you may be able to see fine at night or not at all.

I have blackout headlight covers, and I like them. Inconvenient at times, but they look better to me when on.
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Re: Black Out Headlights?

yeah i'm thinkin about gettin covers just for the fact that the salt here is destryoing everything on my car, i'm jsut gonna try to protect everything that i can
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Re: Black Out Headlights?

Yeh, I would seriously advise against tinting your headlights in any way shape fashion or form. I also have headlight blackouts I run on road trips to protect my headlights.
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Whats wrong with tinted taillights ?? I used the tint kit from autobadges & have no problem !! You can see the taillights from 200 ft away
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Re: Black Out Headlights?

buy 01-04 headlights and be done with it, they are cheap and will look much better in the end.
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Whats wrong with tinted taillights ?? I used the tint kit from autobadges & have no problem !! You can see the taillights from 200 ft away
tell that to the cops as they write you a ticket
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Already talked to the Local cop & the sheriff's that come to the paintball field I manage on the weekend & they say the tint is within the law Must suck where you live
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you should really make sure though cuz if another cop pulls you over just telling him so and so said they were legal wont cut it. Yea our laws suck.
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Re: Black Out Headlights?

I meant headlights...I have tinted tails lol.
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Re: Black Out Headlights?

What the big thing i need to know is how much will it affect my headlights at night? i know for a fact tinted tails are legal in IL, and i know the smoke tint wont affect my lights, i just want to know will there be a dramatic decrease in visibility?
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Re: Black Out Headlights?

Sorry !! We sometime get off subject. How much it will affect your headlights depends on the tint .
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Re: Black Out Headlights?

Yeh, you could get away with a light tint without losing much of your visibility.
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Ok, i will try it for a little while. Thanks for the help.
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