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    tinting rear lights

    has anyone done or attempted to tint there own rear lights without buying the lamin x stuff and just using normal window tinting film? i tried today and it didnt go to well does anyone have tips on how to do this? i managed to do my front fogs and that turned out fine but the curve on the rear lights is proving difficult get around.
    A3 2009 2.0TDI sport aruba blue - 17" alloy wheels, half leather and alcantara seats, bluetooth telephone prep, aux, electric lumbar support, puddle lights, vanity lights.

    mods so far - tinted windows, my11 rear lights.

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    you can buy tinting spray i beleve in different shades of tint prob get some from places like halfords or even on ebay
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    do it properly or not at all is the best way to put it.

    get a sheet of lamin-x, a heat gun to stretch to the curves, and a sharp knife for the edges.

    lamin-x for the front lights is 40ish plus postage etc i think? i paid 50 for the main lights and fogs to be supplied and fitted.

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    Lamin - X all the way


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    Don't do it - get MY09 or 11 lights as they are darker than 2007 lights

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    On the subject does anyone know of a way to get the sportback led tails to look darker like the MY11 3door rear lights?
    A3 Sportback 2.0TDI
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    i agree, buy the newer lights or go buy a Focus ST
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