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    Headlight protection

    Just purchased some new valeo FL headlights, and as I do around 25K miles a year I would like to get some protection film, I was looking at this stuff Clear Headlight Taillight Bumper Hood Paint Protection Film Vinyl 30cmx60cm | eBay but don't want to leave any glue or residue that could damage the headlight. Anyone got any recommendations on this, would like something that appears invisible, don't want any horrible bulky covers.

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    Dont replace it, Upgrade it !!

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    Ive just light smoked mine cant tell the difference unless you look up close and see its vinyl !! Well pleased with the result :-
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    Last edited by Bradderz_1988; 25th July 2013 at 23:12.
    1999 Audi A4 1.8T Quattro Sport - Volcano Black

    Mods - Frankenturbo F21 Kit - 3" MAF - Saab Reds - THS Decat - Non Res Milltek - ECS Crank Pulley - 034 Snub + Bracket/Gbox Mounts - 1Z/S2 Clutch + Flywheel - 007p - ICM + EVAP Delete - PFR6Q Plugs - S4 B6 345mm Brakes - 300mm Rear Brakes - Goodridge Hoses - LCR Splitter -S4 Bumbers + Skirts/Mouldings - OEM Xenons - Apikol Diff mounts - Polytek'd Rear Diff Mount
    To do/planned -Eibach pro's - GT2871/76R + FMIC + ME7 (maybe) + Engine/stroker Build

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    1999 Audi A4 1.8T Quattro Sport - Volcano Black

    Mods - Frankenturbo F21 Kit - 3" MAF - Saab Reds - THS Decat - Non Res Milltek - ECS Crank Pulley - 034 Snub + Bracket/Gbox Mounts - 1Z/S2 Clutch + Flywheel - 007p - ICM + EVAP Delete - PFR6Q Plugs - S4 B6 345mm Brakes - 300mm Rear Brakes - Goodridge Hoses - LCR Splitter -S4 Bumbers + Skirts/Mouldings - OEM Xenons - Apikol Diff mounts - Polytek'd Rear Diff Mount
    To do/planned -Eibach pro's - GT2871/76R + FMIC + ME7 (maybe) + Engine/stroker Build

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    Not bothered about the tint look, would rather have clear to show off the shiny new lights. Saw a youtube video with this stuff being applied 3M Ventureshield Clear Protective Film / Vinyl- 450mm x 1500mm - STOCK CLEARANCE | eBay look easy enough, but its not cheap.

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    Dont replace it, Upgrade it !!

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    Yeah its easy to do just patience and a steady hand and roughly 2 hours of your time and a couple more to let them go off !!

    hey each to their own only a suggestion, but me no likely chrome hence why everything chrome will be gone by end of the month which is why i tinted for £12.50 rather than replace for £200+ for a set of new black lights !! To be fair my xenon headlights i got were pretty shiney but going for a blacked out with red bits here and there theme so had to just vinyl them as i only paid £80 for the lights (complete with ballast etc) posted so saved alround i guess !!
    1999 Audi A4 1.8T Quattro Sport - Volcano Black

    Mods - Frankenturbo F21 Kit - 3" MAF - Saab Reds - THS Decat - Non Res Milltek - ECS Crank Pulley - 034 Snub + Bracket/Gbox Mounts - 1Z/S2 Clutch + Flywheel - 007p - ICM + EVAP Delete - PFR6Q Plugs - S4 B6 345mm Brakes - 300mm Rear Brakes - Goodridge Hoses - LCR Splitter -S4 Bumbers + Skirts/Mouldings - OEM Xenons - Apikol Diff mounts - Polytek'd Rear Diff Mount
    To do/planned -Eibach pro's - GT2871/76R + FMIC + ME7 (maybe) + Engine/stroker Build

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    Dont replace it, Upgrade it !!

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    Just a thought contact that seller i posted up see if they do clear vinyl !!
    1999 Audi A4 1.8T Quattro Sport - Volcano Black

    Mods - Frankenturbo F21 Kit - 3" MAF - Saab Reds - THS Decat - Non Res Milltek - ECS Crank Pulley - 034 Snub + Bracket/Gbox Mounts - 1Z/S2 Clutch + Flywheel - 007p - ICM + EVAP Delete - PFR6Q Plugs - S4 B6 345mm Brakes - 300mm Rear Brakes - Goodridge Hoses - LCR Splitter -S4 Bumbers + Skirts/Mouldings - OEM Xenons - Apikol Diff mounts - Polytek'd Rear Diff Mount
    To do/planned -Eibach pro's - GT2871/76R + FMIC + ME7 (maybe) + Engine/stroker Build

 

 

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