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Yellow fog light vinyl film Installation, questions, answers

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Old 07-27-2006, 08:12 PM
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Got two sheets of clear 3m 40mil 4x6 from xpel.com for ~$10 shipped. Just came today, so I'm going to follow your instructions and get 'em installed ASAP! Even came with a plastic squeege in the box!
 
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Old 07-27-2006, 08:25 PM
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Originally Posted by quangalang
is there a chance that the lamin-x film would melt under the heat of the light
Lamin-x melting point is 300 degrees F
 
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Old 07-27-2006, 09:37 PM
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Well, I installed the films and your instructions worked perfectly! The Xpel instructions said it's easier to install the film when it's warm, so I left the lights and the films in the sun for 10 minutes before I installed 'em.

I already noticed a small ding in the light when installing, so I'm glad they're on now.
 
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Old 07-27-2006, 10:48 PM
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hmmm maybe i should laminate my cracked lamp with laminx just so water doesnt get in
 
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Old 07-28-2006, 01:17 AM
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im glad u liked my instructions.

Why not? i mean it's better if you get some protectino and the lens bein cracked rather then having the inside of the housing rust from water/condensation in. Also, it won't be as noticeable if it has the lamin-x on it.
 
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Old 07-28-2006, 01:25 AM
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Think Im gonna head over to my local tinting shop and get me a square foot of the yellow stuff to put on my foglights
 
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Think Im gonna head over to my local tinting shop and get me a square foot of the yellow stuff to put on my foglights
I have about 10k on my Fit now and I can't believe how much stuff has been hit on the front spoiler on highways around here in urban Toronto. Adding the film to the fog lights is cheap insurance and easy to do. Recommend highly!
 
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Old 07-29-2006, 10:07 PM
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i have to buy the film for real now stupid rocks lets get a petition going to end them!!!!, lol

 
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Old 07-31-2006, 01:11 PM
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Originally Posted by FitSport2007_5spd
I have about 10k on my Fit now and I can't believe how much stuff has been hit on the front spoiler on highways around here in urban Toronto. Adding the film to the fog lights is cheap insurance and easy to do. Recommend highly!
I did get the whole ventureshield clear bra from my friend, but he doesn't have the thick yellow stuff for the foglights. Just picked up a square foot for $8 at another tint shop for fog lights...nice and thick Can't wait to get off work and get my foggies done!

Still kinda pissed about the paint on the bumper situation, they might not pay for my ventureshield for my front bumper...if they don't I'm gonna be mega pissed and they won't hear the end of it.
 
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Old 08-01-2006, 01:02 AM
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Followed instructions posted on page 1, great write up, did it in no time, looks great! One thing though, I found that the bulbs were hard to twist out when connected to the harness...I suggest you remove the harness from the bulb to remove the housing...much easier to do...just push the harness clip inwards and it slides right out
 
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Old 08-02-2006, 10:14 PM
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Just installed fogs on my ride today so next step will be making them yellow. Great write up.
 
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Old 08-02-2006, 10:31 PM
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Found yellow headlight film as well. I am gonna order both shortly. The film is pre-cut but it should be fun getting it to wrap around the headlights.
 
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it's easier then it looks cuz its such a small piece.
 
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Old 08-03-2006, 12:11 AM
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I only used half of the square foot I got to cover both of the fog lights and then some. I made sure it was much bigger than the foglight, then trimmed about a 2-3mm border around the ellipse. I then cut small slits all the way around the film so I could fold it over the edge and wrap it all the way around.
 
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Old 08-03-2006, 10:53 AM
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Originally Posted by koolkevin1107
it's easier then it looks cuz its such a small piece.
I was talking about the headlights...not the fogs. I already have 2 chips in them stickercity.com has yellow headlight film that is pre-cut for the headlights. Unfortunately the kit does not come with film for the fogs but i will also order a small sheet and cut it to fit.
 

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Old 08-15-2006, 04:03 PM
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good work thumbs up!
 
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Old 08-15-2006, 04:33 PM
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Thx. Just curious...your website does not have a Fit as one of the selected cars for Honda parts.
 
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Old 08-15-2006, 06:12 PM
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Originally Posted by leonine
Thx. Just curious...your website does not have a Fit as one of the selected cars for Honda parts.
were are kinda behind oh our website. sorry for the inconvenice.
 
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Old 08-16-2006, 03:14 PM
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I run my on every time I drive - no melt but the few small bubbles have completely smoothed out - looks like actual yellow glass now!
 
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Old 08-17-2006, 09:53 PM
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Thanks for the great how-to; installed mine tonight . . .

I ordered a kit from X-Pel - (H0227) - specifically pre-cut for the Fit fog lights. Extremely easy install, I like the look! (And feel better now that I know I'm protected from those rocks that may damage them.)








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