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Old 06-30-2013, 09:30 AM   #26
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Nope. Drove mine last night and it was perfectly fine
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Old 06-30-2013, 09:50 AM   #27
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Nope. Drove mine last night and it was perfectly fine
Sweet, gonna pull the tape now

This is why I hate taping. Guess I have to black them out now


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Old 06-30-2013, 01:47 PM   #28
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Ohh yes...go all black...once you go black, you never......nevermind lol
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Old 06-30-2013, 02:07 PM   #29
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Ohh yes...go all black...once you go black, you never......nevermind lol
I did lol




They are still sitting on my table cause it started poring the second I was done

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Old 06-30-2013, 02:39 PM   #30
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Did you wipe the inside of the lense?
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Old 06-30-2013, 02:54 PM   #31
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Did you wipe the inside of the lense?
No, hit it with compressed air and sealed back up
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Old 06-30-2013, 03:14 PM   #32
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No, hit it with compressed air and sealed back up
Cool that's what I did. But when it's in direct sunlight and only direct sunlight I can see a few tiny smudges. It urks me because I didn't touch the inside of the lens.
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Old 06-30-2013, 03:26 PM   #33
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Cool that's what I did. But when it's in direct sunlight and only direct sunlight I can see a few tiny smudges. It urks me because I didn't touch the inside of the lens.
That means they were probably there already and you never looked hard enough till you opened them up. I have something similar, don't care much
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Old 06-30-2013, 09:44 PM   #34
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I didn't clean the inside of the lense..I also never touched it so mine are good. Also any reason why you left the blinker bowl chrome? Even though I blacked mine out, my blinkers are still bright as hell.
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Old 06-30-2013, 11:07 PM   #35
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I didn't clean the inside of the lense..I also never touched it so mine are good. Also any reason why you left the blinker bowl chrome? Even though I blacked mine out, my blinkers are still bright as hell.
I want contrast, wanted the ring too but that went to crap
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Old 07-01-2013, 06:53 AM   #36
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how does the blinker work with the chrome around it all blacked out?
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Old 07-01-2013, 08:39 AM   #37
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Still dark as hell even with the turn signal bowl still chrome



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Old 07-01-2013, 08:50 AM   #38
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Old 07-01-2013, 09:34 AM   #39
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Looks good guys
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Old 07-01-2013, 09:49 AM   #40
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Heres mine. Ignore how dirty it is, just as soon as there was so much pollen collecting.



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Old 07-01-2013, 02:08 PM   #41
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One more, best one so far

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Old 07-01-2013, 09:46 PM   #42
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Looks real good on white
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Old 07-01-2013, 09:52 PM   #43
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Looks real good on white
Yea, was nervous it wouldn't
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Old 07-01-2013, 10:52 PM   #44
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I like the idea of the yellow high-beam reflector...would that be legal in VA? I guess i'm not sure if functional highbeams are even a requirement.
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Old 07-02-2013, 03:11 AM   #45
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Don't see why it wouldn't be legal..
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Old 07-02-2013, 09:40 AM   #46
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Don't see why it wouldn't be legal..
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19VAC30-70-140. Headlamps; except motorcycles.

A. Inspect for and reject if:

1. Any motor vehicle is not equipped with headlamps of an approved type. The approval designation letter that must appear is DOT or SAE-H, HG, HH or HR.

2. Headlights are not of the same approved type except sealed beam headlamps. At least two headlamps are required.

3. In any headlamp the lens is cracked, broken, discolored, or rotated away from the proper position, or the reflector is not clean and bright.

4. Moisture or water buildup in headlamp is such that it affects the aimable pattern.

5. Lens is other than clear.

6. Bulbs are not of an approved type (must have DOT stamp and the manufacturer's name) or are over 32 candlepower. (Sealed beam lamps including the ones which permit the use of a replacement halogen bulb are the only lamps approved with over 32 candlepower.) Ordinary lenses and reflectors were not designed for over 32 candlepower bulbs.

NOTE: The Sylvania 9003 (HB2), 9004 (HB1), 9005 (HB3) and 9006 (HB4) Cool Blue xenon bulbs were found to comply with FMVSS 108. There is a noticeable blue tint around the outside of the lamp pattern but the concentrated light is white. Only the Sylvania has approval and is marked with DOT.

7. Any filament or bulb in headlamps fails to burn properly or headlamps are not at the same location or configuration as designed by manufacturer. (Location and type of headlamps can be found in subsection F of this section.)

8. Wiring is dangling or connections are loose; or if proper filaments do not burn at different switch positions; or if switches, including foot or hand dimmer, do not function properly and are not convenient to the driver.

9. Foreign material is placed on or in front of the headlamp lens or interferes with the beam from the lamp. No glazing may be placed over or in front of the headlamps unless it is a part of an approved headlamp assembly.

a. Reject if vehicle has wire, unapproved plastic covers, any other materials that are not original equipment or any colored material placed on or in front of the headlamps.
Now what i don't know is how this applies to highbeams, if at all.

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Old 07-02-2013, 09:42 AM   #47
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So simply replace highbeams with original bulbs for an inspection. They are a quick swap
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Old 07-02-2013, 09:49 AM   #48
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So simply replace highbeams with original bulbs for an inspection. They are a quick swap
Not if the reflectors are painted yellow...
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Old 07-02-2013, 09:59 AM   #49
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Not if the reflectors are painted yellow...
So don't paint them if there is a risk of a problem.

Effect is the same with a bulb and reversible
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Old 07-02-2013, 01:47 PM   #50
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That doesn't look like a VA code..
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