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    LAMIN-X on Ibis White.. Facelift 09 lights..

    Hiya.. Recently ordered an Ibis White A3 (delivery is mid July) .. Anyways.. after seeing some pics of Lamin-x, Im actually in love <3..

    I had a look on the lamin-x website and it seems resonable although i cannot decide which colour to buy..

    I am getting optics grill on it so i was wondering what colour is best: 'Tint' or 'Gun Smoke'??


    I would really like a blacked out look and Gunsmoke seems the best bit but i have read that it may be too dark..
    Here's a list of light reduction percentages for each of the "tinted" films:
    Tint 5%.
    Gunsmoke 10%
    These are the only pics i have found.. Not sure what colour is used?








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    Quote Originally Posted by GConn View Post
    I like the facelift headlights too much to tint the lens. That's just me though
    I just find it looks much nicer with the tint.. Those pictures are lush imo!

    Any suggestions?

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    That S3 belongs to Scorpius:

    Another S3 from down south

    Send him a PM to find out.
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    i think it looks good but cant help but think you must loose some quality 7 clarity from the lamps?
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    didnt rabbit have tint lamin x on his he acctually said the xenons arnt affected to much ...aswell i wouldnt get gunsmoke make your car look like a halfords boy subtle tint is the way forward imho.... looks nice

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    Top two look like gunsmoke, bottom looks like tint. I like being able to see at night too much to go for gunsmoke :P plus.. it really looks obvious. When I get paid, I'm going to have a look at the tint...

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    Light smoke is pretty dark.
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    Anyone got any pics of lamin-x on a Sprint Blue car?
    Personaly think all the shiney blingy stuff looks good with Sprint rather than going the stealth route but as I already have factory rear tints (wouldnt spec them personally but came with the car already specced) I thought it might might contrast well?
    Would have to be subtle though, nothing too dark.

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    Paul i had a look for you because i'm sure Jamie Kip Sprint Blue S3 has lamin-x on. PM him and im sure he can send you the link. I thought it good quite good.

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    EDIT: here you go http://audi-sport.net/vb/showthread....hlight=lamin-x


    Quote Originally Posted by PaulAr View Post
    Anyone got any pics of lamin-x on a Sprint Blue car?
    Personaly think all the shiney blingy stuff looks good with Sprint rather than going the stealth route but as I already have factory rear tints (wouldnt spec them personally but came with the car already specced) I thought it might might contrast well?
    Would have to be subtle though, nothing too dark.

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    Here's mine - I've used TINT.
    Although it's not sprint or ibis, it gives you the idea.



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    Scorpius has used TINT and that in my opinion is the safest colour to go for. Gunsmoke affects visibility BIG time!
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    i'm defo doing this on my ibis white A3...

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    this is Tint on my Ibis



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    OI, JACKY -

    Why are you using a picture of MY old Ibis A3 on your post>?
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    I have lamin-x tint on my car as already pointed out.
    It's weird, sometime it can look dark (maybe a little too dark!), but other times it looks like the lightest of tints. Depends on the light conditions really.

    Here's some pic's:













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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian_C View Post
    OI, JACKY -

    Why are you using a picture of MY old Ibis A3 on your post>?
    Just wanted to seek advice for lamin-x.. I didnt say it was my car or anything.. sheesh

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    Quote Originally Posted by JustCharlie View Post
    this is Tint on my Ibis

    Thanks for the post.. thats really helpful. Just a question mate: Do you have tints on your windows at all?.. If so i was wondfering if you have any idea what % they were and if you have any hassle from the polis?.. Pictures aswell?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jamiekip View Post
    I have lamin-x tint on my car as already pointed out.
    Well that's just great Jamie! Here was me thinking no more spends this month...

    I think I will go for the American site, rather from the UK vendor.

    Nice pics as ever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JustCharlie View Post
    this is Tint on my Ibis

    Amazing! I think I'm DEFINITELY gonna have to do this now.

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    Yup thats TINT on my S3. Gunsmoke is way too dark and impacts noticeably on the light intensity (think I mentioned this to you in the PM)
    So ya TINT is the way to go

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scorpius View Post
    Yup thats TINT on my S3. Gunsmoke is way too dark and impacts noticeably on the light intensity (think I mentioned this to you in the PM)
    So ya TINT is the way to go
    Yes thanks for the PM.. I was meaning his windows (NOT his headlights).. i was wondering if he had tints on his windows and if so what %..


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    Hi All,
    I have a 10% discount code for the UK site - if you're interested, PM me as I can't really post it here.

    Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jacky View Post
    Yes thanks for the PM.. I was meaning his windows (NOT his headlights).. i was wondering if he had tints on his windows and if so what %..

    Only factory tints, not optional darker 1's


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    Quote Originally Posted by JustCharlie View Post
    Only factory tints, not optional darker 1's
    Thanks..

 

 

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