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    Hello all,

    As you can see from title I'm after information on what's the legal requirements for tinted back lights

    I'm also after dome advice on how you done yours

    Thanks

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    Other than to be actually able to see the indicators, brake lights and fog lights in daylight you need to install additional rear reflectors.
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    Legally you can't alter them from what the manufacturer had them type approved as. Which means no tinting at all.

    In reality, as long as you're not taking the ****, the average traffic policeman or MOT tester won't mind.

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    As above your really meant to have reflectors. But most are ok along as you can still see lights

    You can buy tinting spray and then buff up an wax when finished an will look as good as those ones on eBay that cost stupid money

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    not legal lol


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    PMSL andy but i do love it u need some uranium powered bulbs then ya'll be able to keep them on there :P

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    Not legal lol.

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    Btw sprayed lacquer with tiny bit of black mixed in, then machine polish the **** out of it for an hour

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    Quote Originally Posted by PANDY 3.2 V6 View Post
    Not legal lol.
    How do you get on with MOTs with those?

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    Should pass my astra used to pass fine with lights like that

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