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    Think I might bin my lamin-X...

    As the title really.... I've had lamin-x tints on my dipped xenon headlights since the summer and love them but now it's winter and I actually need to use my lights I'm not loving the reduced light output, anyone else thinking the same?
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    Not really affected me Tom or i've not noticed lol. Haha Russo ready to take them off your hands lol
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    Always makes me laugh when people spend an arm and leg on super bright bulbs and xenon's then stick lamin-x over them !!....how cool is that ?

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    I wondered if I was doing it wrong, all the A3's I've had have had shyte headlights, couldn't understand why anyone would make them dimmer.

    That said, McDonalds car parks are usually fairly well lit, which probably explains why people don't see much difference, right?

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    Standard bulbs and no lamin x? Bright bulbs and lamin x. = the same. But lamin x looks better than no lamin x
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    Just remember though - it's going to start getting lighter very very soon......

    I removed my headlamp film and just kept it on the fogs.

    Another idea (well, the sort of thing i'd probably do!) - buy another set up headlamps for winter use!!!

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    They only reduce light output by 5% .

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    Roll up Roll up...special new coating to reduce the brightness of your head lamps !!......Eh yea

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    Just drive around with your main beams on!!! You'll be fineeeee!! Jokes lol id keep it myself, looks too good!
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    Ok so I washed my car this afternoon... Turns out most of it was because of the thick build up of salt on top of the lamin-x... God I feel such a douche! Looks like I'll keep them afterall... Hahaha!
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    Quote Originally Posted by circleswim View Post
    Ok so I washed my car this afternoon... Turns out most of it was because of the thick build up of salt on top of the lamin-x... God I feel such a douche! Looks like I'll keep them afterall... Hahaha!


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    I don't know, you've had us all running round in circles for you and it was all down to your poor hygiene!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CHRIS555 View Post
    I don't know, you've had us all running round in circles for you and it was all down to your poor hygiene!!
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    Roll up Roll up latest news....Dont buy Lamin-x, just dont wash your head lights

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    Paddy... You don't half make me laugh!
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    Quote Originally Posted by circleswim View Post
    Ok so I washed my car this afternoon... Turns out most of it was because of the thick build up of salt on top of the lamin-x... God I feel such a douche! Looks like I'll keep them afterall... Hahaha!
    lmfao just wash your car more often sorted !
    ​She is back on the road yay!!

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    what shade tint have you got on them?
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    They are just the 'tint'
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    Omfg. Can someone ban this douche please?? lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tku View Post
    Omfg. Can someone ban this douche please?? lol.
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    Good job a woman didnt start this thread lol!


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    Great to see a woman ended it

    Yea take your point Heewoman but now you have ended it
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    Quote Originally Posted by Madame du paddy View Post
    Great to see a woman ended it
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