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Smoked Headlights

evilscotsman May 4, 2008

  1. evilscotsman

    evilscotsman Space Cowboy

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    Anyone know where to get smoked headlights or covers / chipshields that are tinted like the TT ones???

    They are fappin cool an I really want 'em. :rockwoot:
     
  2. evilscotsman

    evilscotsman Space Cowboy

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    Whoops, I think they just have satin black "reflectors" inside giving the impression that theyre tinted....:redface:

    Ok, thats easier to achieve!
     
  3. evilscotsman

    evilscotsman Space Cowboy

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    like this:

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  4. Rocko

    Rocko A5 TSFI

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    Stick em in the oven at 100 C for an hour then break them apart. Spray the shiny bits matte black and reassemble. Itll take you a day max.
     
  5. J7USS

    J7USS Shuddup Foooool!!

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    :uhm: you being serious...:laugh:
     
  6. Rocko

    Rocko A5 TSFI

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    Yep. I did mine last week.
     
  7. J7USS

    J7USS Shuddup Foooool!!

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    So let me get this right, Stick the headlight in the oven....
     
  8. Rocko

    Rocko A5 TSFI

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  9. Issac Hunt

    Issac Hunt Active Member VCDS Map User

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    Ovening them just helps to soften and break down the glue holding the lens into the housing.
     
  10. jase0851

    jase0851 Member

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    thats a lot of work
     
  11. Rocko

    Rocko A5 TSFI

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    Its not. Itll take a day max, patience is the key.
     
  12. jase0851

    jase0851 Member

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    dont the s4 lights have black plastic inside
     
  13. Rocko

    Rocko A5 TSFI

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    I dont know, I havent got an S4.
     
  14. evilscotsman

    evilscotsman Space Cowboy

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    Sweet info mate, cheers! I think I'll buy a set from the breakers and do them, and swap them over leaving a spare set.

    Any chance o a pic of yours?

    :arco:
     
  15. Rocko

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    [​IMG]
     
  16. evilscotsman

    evilscotsman Space Cowboy

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    your car is sweeeet man! What wheels are those and where'dya get that engine cover, or is it a sprayed / modded original?

    I take it thats a TDi? The cover is different from my 20V T one, better looking too.
     
  17. Rocko

    Rocko A5 TSFI

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    Standard Tdi one matey, untouched for now.

    Wheels are 19" AMG Style 6's
     
  18. andyccr

    andyccr 2003 1.8T Sport Ebony Black A4 Cabriolet

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    My Cabriolet has the dark colour inserts.

    And as for putting them in the over - yes tried and tested technique - especially for 'de-tango-ing' Fiesta Mk5 headlamps !!

    Andy
     
  19. evilscotsman

    evilscotsman Space Cowboy

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    Holy ****, Its over 2 Grand for a set of those bad boys with tyres!!! Damn son, you must be single or have a very easy goin missus LOL :beerchug:
     
  20. Rocko

    Rocko A5 TSFI

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    No no, not single, but my missus is understanding. She has to be, her TT is getting done next!
     
  21. evilscotsman

    evilscotsman Space Cowboy

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    LOL

    I notice that my lights have a black rear insert but the main bottom bit is chrome...
     
  22. Rocko

    Rocko A5 TSFI

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    Yeah I painted that "black" bit as well. Its actually dark grey so its up you to if you want to spray it.
     
  23. evilscotsman

    evilscotsman Space Cowboy

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    Cheers for the tips anyway matey, and that mods site is pretty nifty too :blackrs4:
     
  24. chris_20

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    have u painted your roof black rocko? thing we need some piccies of your car man!
     
  25. J7USS

    J7USS Shuddup Foooool!!

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  26. Rocko

    Rocko A5 TSFI

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    Roof is Opel Mitternacht. Actually a very dark grey. Bit of the front bumper went the same way as did the 6 week old wheels. Rear diffuser went the same colour, S4 calipers went subaru sti pink with the TSD monkey splat logo. Grille and intercooler went matte black.
     

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