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post #1 of 39 (permalink) Old 10-01-2012, 04:50 PM Thread Starter
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Tail Light Tint - Afraid It Will Attract Cops?

I have been waiting a full month to get my tail lights smoked. Then, I got my third ticket the other day (all from speeding) and got a random thought, so now wondering if I will attract cops even more if they notice the tint... Since obviously it's breaking out of it's grandma car reputation.

Honestly, I think I always get caught because my car is too damn bright though, so not easy to lose? Cause all of my tickets are under 15 miles over, which isn't that bad compared to MANY others my age who do way worse things. I drive aggressively, yes, but not like a reckless idiot teen who thinks they can race all the time and drift.

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Get the k2 motors tail lights. Led bulbs and smoked with a dot stamp. So even if a piggy gets ya for it he can't give you a ticket. And they are only like 120 on eBay.
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Wow 3 tickets. Maybe you should get a rader and laser dectector Lol. As fas as the tinted tails its gonna draw a little bit more attention if u go to dark. I did my back side markers first for a referance to see how meny coats I needed. Two even coats and you can still see the light a little. I also replaced the factory bulbs with some brighter silver stars that helped bring out some more light.
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Rrigs if they make those for sedans then Kate can get them, if not I would say get em tinted and fffff the police!

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kateee slow down and live. Remember it's not speed that kills it's the sudden stop. 15 miles over in New-Brunswick rings you in a 360$ speeding ticket. 2 of these inside 2 years and you lose your lisence for 6 months and your insurance doubles when you get it back.

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I also replaced the factory bulbs with some brighter silver stars that helped bring out some more light.
Huh, I didn't think about that! Guess that is a good defense of having brighter bulbs if he gets me strictly for the tails. Although I am only smoking them out, very light, definitely not going dark. Think too dark really is kinda unsafe sometimes.

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kateee slow down and live. Remember it's not speed that kills it's the sudden stop. 15 miles over in New-Brunswick rings you in a 360$ speeding ticket. 2 of these inside 2 years and you lose your lisence for 6 months and your insurance doubles when you get it back.
Oooh, harsh. I got my first deferred and the last two had to pay for a lawyer ($350 each time) to get them thrown out. But, at least they aren't on my record and I still have my license.

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I got pulled over three times for tails. Almost got a dwi in the last one. Just bought the k2 tails.


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Rrigs if they make those for sedans then Kate can get them, if not I would say get em tinted and fffff the police!

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Wow I didn't even notice it was a sedan. But yea there are aftermarket tails for sedans
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