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Old 04-07-2010, 11:30 AM
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Angry RVinyl headlight tint disaster.....BEWARE!!! :(

You guys remember the headlight tint I had on my oem HID's for like 3 days? Well...I pulled that tint off and then pulled the lamps and put new lamps on. I figured I would clean them up and sell them. Well...they sold to a very LUCKY member here at JG. So I went to detail them Monday to ship. The drivers side details up and looks new....the passenger though...I cant get the glue residue off...or so I thought. I used a whole bottle of Goo Gone....
then I got to looking closer at the lense.......
The DAMN top layer of plastic on the lense was pulled off with the vinyl!!!!!!!!!!!!!! My jaw dropped and I was flabbergasted! So.....I have a ruined $6-700 08-10 HID passenger headlamp now! Pics to come tonight when I get home. Just wanted everyone to be aware in case you wanted to follow what I did with he RVinyl....
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Old 04-07-2010, 11:32 AM
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Re: RVinyl headlight tint disaster.....BEWARE!!! :(

OH Farwk! Damn Scott sorry to hear that dude...does Rvinyl have a warranty for a defect? Or disclaimers all over the place that remove them from any and all liability?
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Old 04-07-2010, 11:33 AM
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Re: RVinyl headlight tint disaster.....BEWARE!!! :(

Damn Scott... Well maybe Daniel can do something with his spray tint on it.....
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Old 04-07-2010, 11:34 AM
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Re: RVinyl headlight tint disaster.....BEWARE!!! :(

holy shit bro sorry to hear that...
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Old 04-07-2010, 11:35 AM
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Re: RVinyl headlight tint disaster.....BEWARE!!! :(

dang that blows bro !!! isn't completely ruined no chance of redeeming them ?

I would go after the vinyl company and see if they have more cases like that of people's sh1t getting ruined
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Old 04-07-2010, 11:37 AM
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Re: RVinyl headlight tint disaster.....BEWARE!!! :(

Or maybe if you cook it open and swap just the clear cover lense with a non HID 08+ headlamp? Would that work???
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Re: RVinyl headlight tint disaster.....BEWARE!!! :(

dam Scott, sorry to hear...
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Re: RVinyl headlight tint disaster.....BEWARE!!! :(

thanks for the head's up!!!! i wont be putting mine on
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Old 04-07-2010, 11:54 AM
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Re: RVinyl headlight tint disaster.....BEWARE!!! :(

Damn Scott, I hate to hear it. Thanks for the heads up, was looking at that for mine.. I think I'll pass now.
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Old 04-07-2010, 12:05 PM
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Re: RVinyl headlight tint disaster.....BEWARE!!! :(

I have a spare that I bought 2 years ago with broken tabs. I bought it to experiement with...so thats prolly what Ill do...switch the lens from it over
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Old 04-07-2010, 12:09 PM
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Re: RVinyl headlight tint disaster.....BEWARE!!! :(

Damn man, that sucks! Sure it couldn't have been the goo gone, I know that shit is VERY strong. I've melted plastic with it before.
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Re: RVinyl headlight tint disaster.....BEWARE!!! :(

nope....it was there before I tried the goo gone
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