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      12-02-2012, 03:40 PM   #1
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Best way to cover up Amber?

Hey guys. I special ordered a pair of Frosted glass overlays for my vinyl and they came large and oversized. I completely fudged up on the installation and rage quit before even removing the other vinyl What are the best options to hide it! There's no way I'm baking my headlights open either Here is a picture of the car (eyelids removed now)
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baking is by far the best way and its not that hard of you take you time. but the second best way i guess is to just use vinyl wrap and make a pattern and cut it out and apply it
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Window tint shop. Tell them to cut some and apply it.
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There was a DIY where you traced your ambers with masking tape and used that as a template to cut out a piece of tint film to cover them up, but I can't seem to find it anymore.
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There was a DIY where you traced your ambers with masking tape and used that as a template to cut out a piece of tint film to cover them up, but I can't seem to find it anymore.
Yeah I've seen That before too. I just don't like the black look though. If I must then ill get it black but if I'm able to use the silver vinyl then ill take that over it
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Open them and paint it. Not that hard. Overlays always look crappy
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Overlays always look crappy
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Open them and paint it. Not that hard. Overlays always look crappy
Yep, you'll always see some amber through any sort of tint/film/paint and it'll look like shit
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This is what I did......



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You do what I did. OSS Blackout & angel eyes with Euro amber

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theres a guy that sellls the precut tint on ebay
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I had the tint shop do 2 layers of tint over mine, looks really good....

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