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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by nealjohns, Jul 26, 2010.

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    just thought i'd let you guys know who have concerns over fitting the lamin x themselves that
    its a piece of piddle.just go for it.its very forgiving and any only took me half an hour....

    ...and by the way i have a spare set cut to size from lamin x for sale for the a3.i ordered 2 by mistake!
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    I fubar'd mine up big time :laugh:

    PM me what price you want for the front set :icon_thumright:
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    No pics?
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    Looks good mate, i'll defo take that spare set off you!
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    Looks sweet mate,did you sell the second set you had spare ?
    how much did it cost you by the way?
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    Did you take the lamps out to fit it at all ?,just wondered how you went on near the seal where the indicator part meets the wing
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    looks really good that.. id like to give mine a go but i dont think it will work well with the LED's :think:
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    yeh other set sold now
    they cost the equivalent of £38 inc delivery from lamin x
    i didnt take the lamps out.if you just lift the bonnet you have all the access you need.as for the area you mention near the seal,it was just a case of a very sharp stanley knife and some gentle precise cutting just around where the seal is to get a neat a finish as possible.its quite strong stuff so i used fresh blades.
    one light is perfect but the other still has a few small pockets of air and mist.i may have to take a needle to them.

    my advice fitting is dont be affraid to keep lifting the film up and re applying in the initial sticking down stage so as to get as much of the air out as possible.it will still stick back down.
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    cheers.
    i agree i'm not convinced it would work with the led's and its a bit expensive to just try it and see.

    i was hoping it would look like the smoke effect you get on the scrirocco lights but its a little darker.
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    Yea i ordered mine from the states and when they arrived i had to pay the post office as Laminx never covered the full cost, i haven't fitted them yet but will do when i pluck up the courage!!
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    Laminx on black looks the muts nuts!! Good stuff!
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    I thought you didnt need to take a pin to it as the stuff breaths ? they say if you leave it any air or misting etc should escape out over time
    but again mate a nice job
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    cheers,
    well i'll prob leave it as it is in that case.sure it'll go.its hardly noticable.it does say in the instructions tho that you can take a needle to any bubbles that remain..
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    This will be my 2nd attempt :laugh:
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    Smudge is the mystery buyer?

    Lol - 2nd time lucky!
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