tinted headlights

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  1. Seby227

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    hey guys i have a 2003 c class coupe with the old circle headlights , ive got the car looking better by painting the front grill gloss black but i really dont like the feeling the headlights are giving me so i was thinking to tint them black , does anybody has that and can share a few pics so i can get an idea of what it looks like ? ( p.s the car is silver )
     
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    So, to be clear, you wish to reduce the light output from your headlights for reasons of aesthetics?:wallbash:
     
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    Be careful, the new MoT now checks for this.
    A lamp with a product on the lens or light source: - which obviously reduces light intensity or changes emitted colour
    - Minor
     
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    But it will help the Police pick him out more easily :)
     
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    yeah i guess so , after i see it i dont want it anymore , did anybody tried this ?
     

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    You say you have a W203 Coupe.... the saloon and coupe lights are not interchangeable.... be careful...
     
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    Personally, I think clear front lenses look better for the headlights. Smoked tail lights can work but only on specific models of car.

    I quite like the whole yellow foglight look but I think that's from also owning a couple of French cars! haha
     
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    This is the wrong forum for asking "Who's done what cosmetic modifications".

    It's an old car, either restore it to it's former glory, or put the money towards something else/newer/better condition.
     
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    These type of coatings don't last imo, maybe last longer on a rear light.
     
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    Don't do it. they look awful (IMHO) and are almost certainly illegal and will fail the MOT. Apart from that......
     
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    If you really want to, tint
    your headlights, what about Fly Eyes, totally legal, seen a few cars with it on, and I'm talking about some expensive motors too, looks pretty good if done right.
     

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