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#1 Orion Singh

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Posted 20 Jan 2010 - 02:10

Im deciding to tint my front headlights so it flows with the rest of my black car.. up until now the only solution it seemed was to use lamin-x.. which aint cheap! or there was always the option of spray tint.. which neve came out right so never used it..


anyone else heard of the company - flyeyeskit?

http://www.flyeyeskit.co.uk/

Seems okay? Vids look good enough.. anyone ever used em? Opinions?
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Posted 20 Jan 2010 - 02:14

If you use the spray tint properly it can work very well!

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Posted 20 Jan 2010 - 02:17

most just use window tinting film , it cheap as chip even free off cut from tinting places, if your near ilford /east london go to Tint Touch

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Posted 20 Jan 2010 - 03:16

^ those guys any good? i'm from Ilford, seen these lot down good old ilford lane.

Does window tint film on headlights not melt? A mate of mine tried it, looked quite nasty after a month or so.

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Posted 20 Jan 2010 - 08:05

Is it actually legal or are you gonna get pulled every five minutes? I'd have thought tinting headlights was a really stupid idea (having owned and driven cars with crap headlights I know how dangerous it actually is)
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Posted 20 Jan 2010 - 08:06

you're joking aren't you?!

tinting your headlights.........you know you need them to see at night yea?

If you did it, 1st copper you saw would pull you over, go through your car picking everything they can and leave you with a list of stuff to remove etc oh and they would make you take off the tints there and then. Bikers headlights that are blue etc are not legal and the same goes for cars

People don't have tinted headlights, they just look like it because the back of the headlight housing is black!!


Im deciding to tint my front headlights so it flows with the rest of my black car.. up until now the only solution it seemed was to use lamin-x.. which aint cheap! or there was always the option of spray tint.. which neve came out right so never used it..


anyone else heard of the company - flyeyeskit?

http://www.flyeyeskit.co.uk/

Seems okay? Vids look good enough.. anyone ever used em? Opinions?


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Posted 20 Jan 2010 - 12:10

According to the site and related sources.. flyeyeskit are 100% legal!? unlike other tint they have tiny holes within the tint that allow the light through...

"FlyEyesKit does not distort light brightness, colour or beam pattern making FlyEyesKit compliant with UK MOT regulations"

Apparently they come with some sort of certificate to show that they are legal and MOT proof..
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Posted 20 Jan 2010 - 12:14

Looks interesting. The film is very thin unlike window tint.

http://www.flyeyeski...dex.php?p=video

Edited by nickp, 20 Jan 2010 - 12:17.


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Posted 20 Jan 2010 - 12:20

lamin x is awesome i'v used it on my front and rear lights on my passat and the front lights of the polo it's really good quality and gives alot of extra protection from stones etc can't fault it

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Posted 20 Jan 2010 - 12:21

i wonder if the same kit could be used to tint front driver and passenger window

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Posted 20 Jan 2010 - 12:24

lamin x is awesome i'v used it on my front and rear lights on my passat and the front lights of the polo it's really good quality and gives alot of extra protection from stones etc can't fault it



Sounds like a quality product.. how much did it cost overall for front and rear? more importantly..Any bother from the old fuzz?
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Posted 20 Jan 2010 - 12:24

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Posted 20 Jan 2010 - 12:26

the passat has big headlights so had to use 2 sheets of the big stuff the rears were a litle smaller cost about £70 to do front and rears

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Posted 20 Jan 2010 - 12:33

Top stuff!! Looks good enough! Now between lamin-x or the new boys on the block -fly eyes... decisions decisions..
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Posted 20 Jan 2010 - 12:36

lamin x is a stone chip protective film it's a couple of mm thick never used fly eyes but if it's like window tint i wouldn't bother i can't imagine it lasting

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Posted 20 Jan 2010 - 12:41

Why not just use a transparent vinyl?

http://www.aceimageu...s/VL_00012-0003

I used the orange one on my corner indicators and it came up fine.

You'd get the nicest result from a smoked light housing though.

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Posted 20 Jan 2010 - 12:47

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thats the other option that works well split them and paint the none reflector sections

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Posted 20 Jan 2010 - 18:24

According to the site and related sources.. flyeyeskit are 100% legal!? unlike other tint they have tiny holes within the tint that allow the light through...

"FlyEyesKit does not distort light brightness, colour or beam pattern making FlyEyesKit compliant with UK MOT regulations"

Apparently they come with some sort of certificate to show that they are legal and MOT proof..


you cannot put something over the lens and not alter beam/brightness. i'm not saying you neccesery make it illegal/dangerous, but don't believe marketing. although i have a rock i will sell you for £100 that will keep away lions...

the certificate is about as useful as the one i have that says, 'official v*gina inspector' and will get you the same dissaproveing looks.

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Posted 20 Jan 2010 - 18:28

i notice the difference brightness wise but it's not that bad

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Posted 20 Jan 2010 - 18:42

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thats the other option that works well split them and paint the none reflector sections


I was going to say take yor headlights apart and spray paint the non reflective surfaces black.
As above thats what iv done with mine.

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