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Masking Headlights

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Ian2012, Jan 2, 2014.

  1. Ian2012
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    Ok call me tight but i don't feel like spending £8.00 for 2 blobs of sticky plastic to block the beam pattern when driving in europe, am i ok to use electrical (facelift plastic headlights) tape to make up the required pattern?

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    You are very very tight. Be safe and pay the 8 quid. If you do it wrong you could get pulled and end up with a fine. And tape is bound not to stay on. Im shocked you have issues with spending 8 quid on this.
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    Vex182 Guess what I drive...

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    Just do it right, it needs doing correctly.
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    They're less than £4 on eBay delivered mate
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    Cheap at half the price
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    I thought you just used the levers inside the headlights, I thought with these you didn't need to fit those sticker things?
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    Be warned... i used electrical tape on my lights for a track day ( even though they are plastic lensed they made me) and the glue used on the tape has eaten into the lense, i had to wet sand and buff a fair few times to get rid of it.
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    black nail varnish
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    i found mine in a scrappy haha, brand new!
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