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    thing to use to make the rain/light sensor look OEM so you avoid seeing the cables within the grey cowling/cover from the front of the car?

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    I'm the same was thinking of going to a window tinter and asking him to cut and fit one perfect

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    Black vinyl is the closest match I found to the factory tint to the edge of the screen:



    Yeah there are a few air bubble but that's because I had to take the screen mount off which lifted the vinyl a bit however I plan to re-do it again soon.

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    I sprayed the grey cover black on the inside... and the outside too, after I f*cked it up. I have a spare grey one but the all-black one has grown on me and I don't notice it behind the mirror so much. I have used black card slid in between glass and cover to hide the cable; it looks gash but it'll do until the chip in the middle of the windscreen gets bigger and I've got £75 to pay my glass excess.

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    Thats what I'm doing, waiting for the screen to get chipped, then get it replaced with the proper one, until then the vinyl will do!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neve'o View Post
    Thats what I'm doing, waiting for the screen to get chipped, then get it replaced with the proper one, until then the vinyl will do!
    Just been out and used some black vinyl too but I think at some point it'll be Ian's suggestion!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BLACK KNIGHT View Post
    Just been out and used some black vinyl too but I think at some point it'll be Ian's suggestion!!

    go on m8 be brave and go for it :

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    Quote Originally Posted by andy.l View Post
    go on m8 be brave and go for it :
    Lol I will Andy I'm building up to it mate.

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    Ok don't laugh but I used strips of black tape lol and it now looks really good now that the tape has seted and now no gaps

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