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Old 03-24-2010, 06:16 PM
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Re: Found out why our tinted tail lights warp.

plastic has to be rapidly cooled/heated(ie, water on hot lenses) to warp
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Re: Found out why our tinted tail lights warp.

I believe its alot simpler than you guys are saying

I have had ALL of my OEM tails tinted on my past 3 vehicles

I have never had warping on any of them.....

the reason I think, is there is more spacing from the standard bulb to the lens housing on car tails....go look

but on these Jeeps, the space is tight since the design is a straight down square cut versus a bubbled rounded housing on a car

then, add in the tint/paint to the jeep lens.....you are allowing less light to penetrate through the lens, hence higher temps inside

Heat + Plastic = Melt

OEM tinted lens with standard bulbs melt while the cooler LED tails tinted will not
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