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    quick headlight tinting question

    hiya there people , i have a black astra and will be going with a full black stealthy looking theme. i have already made the rear lights pitch black and so far had no probz with the police or anything

    in my mind i can imaging tht my car would look even stealthier with the headlights tinted,

    i just wanted the know the problems with doing this, i do understand tht the brightness will decrease but i will be installing a hid kit to mke up for this

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    as long as there is enough light comming throw them lights to pass a mot i couldnt see a problem

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    tinting headlight lenses is illegal just as tinting your windscreen is illegal.

    It is also a pretty stupid idea on a safety aspect!!

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    i understand tht but what makes it illegal, the fact tht not enought light shines through, well if tht case shoudnt a hid kit solve the problem

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    Get some GSi headlights, or maybe just some brows MoT testers can be very funny about headlights
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    Quote Originally Posted by zu11y View Post
    i understand tht but what makes it illegal, the fact tht not enought light shines through, well if tht case shoudnt a hid kit solve the problem
    the illegal this is that you are restricting the light coming out of your headlights.

    Fitting a hid kit wont change the fact that you have illegally tinted your headlights.

    In fact fitting a hid kit in its self in to standard headlights is not strictly legal either.

    As the above poster has stated MOT testers can be fussy about tinted headlights. On top of that you have the police as well. Could get yourself a fine and your car taken off the road as it would be in an unroad worthy condition.

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    you need projector headlights to fit a hid kit, i would go with some shark eyes with black eye brows or black angel eyes
    Hid kits, richbrook, for sale

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    Quote Originally Posted by WAZZA View Post
    you need projector headlights to fit a hid kit, i would go with some shark eyes with black eye brows or black angel eyes

    you dnt need projector lights to put hids is m8 , my m8shonda civic on a r plate as hids in them and there normal lights and there all over ebay for normal lights

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    being honest it will look chavvy as hell. rear lights look bad enough but fronts look crap.

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    thts kwl ppl thanks for the help but i still need a good idea how get this stealth theme, i really dont want anything on the car tht is not black

    my car is black, alloys are black, car is tinted, lights are tinted, i will tke a look at the gsi lights mentioned above

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