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Old 12-19-2012, 01:59 PM   #1559
sgoldste01
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Join Date: Jun 2012
Chapter/Region: Tri-State
Location: Webster, NY
Vehicle:
2012 Impreza Sp 5sp
Obs Blk Prl/Drk Gray Mtl

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Originally Posted by the_dog View Post
Looks great! How was the install?
Easy, but a word of warning. I installed it on the Impreza in the summer, on a warm day. Came out perfect.

A few years ago I installed the same product on the VW Golf TDI that I dumped. That installation was attempted in November on a cool day. It's much harder to install without wrinkles when it's cold. Turning on the VW's fog lights to generate some warmth helped, but it still didn't come out as well as on my Impreza when installed in the summer. Some people have used hair dryers to warm things up (the light's lense as well as the laminate itself).

Regardless, warmth is the secret to a good installation.
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