Should I get smoked headlight & tail light covers???

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  1. Will

    Will Active Member

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    I just plasti dipped my wheels. I want to go completely black. I'm thinking about getting GTS headlight and taillight covers. Do you guys think it would look good? Thanks for your advice. :)

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    I think smoked headlights and corners and tinted tail lights would look pretty good.
     
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    I'd say no, not really a fan of the blacked out look.

    But go for it, covers can't cost that much.
     
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    Or a set of headlights like [MENTION=19212]Burninriverdiver[/MENTION] has. From the pic in his sig they look pretty good.
     
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    The healight and taillight covers are ugly, flimsy, cheap pieces of plastic. I'd tint them or keep them the way they are. A big no no for the covers though.
     
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    I bet I would get attention from cops if I had the covers. I guess I'm just bored with the same ol' thing and trying to do stuff on a budget. I was able to do my wheels for $25.

    The covers would be like $80 total. But money wasted if it looks stupid. A s197 drove by me today and it had gts tail light covers. It looked good and got me thinking.
     
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    You could buy some vinyl tint and just wrap them. It would cost you under $20 and it wouldn't take more than 5 minutes to remove if you didn't like the outcome. Also, if you drive your car at night, I would highly advise against the headlight and taillight covers. They're an accident waiting to happen.
     
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    Vinyl tint it is then thanks.
     
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    if ya didn't like them you can take them off.
     
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    Thanks man, love the look of these, the fitment was awful tho. You just have to be prepared to make some "custom brackets"

    OP for the price of the covers I'd just look into new headlights and tails. The covers severely hinder visibility at night. I had them on my first car and it looked good, just wasn't worth giving up my vision at night
     
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    Don't tint the tail lights. It is dangerous, you can't see when the brake lights come on if you are driving into the bright sun.
     
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    I loved my headlight covers. Completed the sinister look I was going for. They're just covers, 10 seconds to put on/remove. Don't waste your time and money on stupid vinyl tint.
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    Unless you drive on unlit streets, you'll be fine. I had them on for like a year, drove at night with no issues. But a set of hids would help that out if it bothers ya. It gave mine a sinister, pissed off look. Shit man AM just had them on sale for $35. You don't like em you could sell them easily, I did. Now wish I didn't i miss them lol