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Another DIY Video tutorial is up! – Clear Headlight Protection Film DIY Install: 2010-2013 Chevrolet Camaro & 2013-2015 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1.

Though all of our lighting kits are designed to be installed by the end consumer we can apply them for you if you are in the Plano Texas area. Install price varies with application. Contact us directly for more info.


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A clean Tesla Model S seemed to be a good choice for a share today. Given how durable these are proving to be a layer of protection is a great way to add to the joy of ownership as the miles and years pile on.



Like the look? Get the look you always wanted and protection for your lights too! Lighting kits are available in available in HID Blue, GT Yellow, 3 smoked levels + clear just for protection.

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Honda Ridgeline ready to haul through the work week with a fresh new look. Large headlights toned down with our Headlight Armor Light Smoke Headlight Protection Film. A tough layer of protection against pitting and a touch of personalization too.



Like the transformation? Get the look you always wanted and protection for your lights too! Lighting kits are available in available in HID Blue, GT Yellow, 3 smoked levels + clear just for protection.

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Small changes = Big visual pop. Chevrolet Sonic looking good with Headlight Armor GT Yellow Headlight Protection Film applied to the inset lights.



Like the transformation? Get the look you always wanted and protection for your lights too! Lighting kits are available in available in HID Blue, GT Yellow, 3 smoked levels + clear just for protection.

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Getting ready for this year's racing season? Summer is almost here... In process shot to aid in motivation. Medium Blue SCCA AutoX numbers. Cut, prepped & ready for application. Are you ready to race?



Get your numbers and get at it! Say no to painters tape numbers this year & yes to our made to order vinyl number sets! Create your custom vinyl race numbers.
 

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Welcome to the first official weekend of Summer 2019! Starting off hot here in TX, 95 with a low 100's heat index for the last couple of days... Closed out the week with a flurry of activity! All orders in by 2PM CDT on Friday shipped Friday! All weekend orders do usually ship out on Monday's

A cool customer shot by a lake to cool you off / get you thinking of summer in earnest.



As a reminder when the weather is hot it is important not to overheat the materials and adhesive when applying your lighting protection films. In most cases ambient temp should be enough to apply the bulk of the lighting application. You should really only need some additional heat along the edge to soften, dry and set. Cold water in your spray bottle helps once it gets really hot.

If you have any questions about the application in the summer please let us know. Hope you have a great weekend!

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Starting out the final week of June by reflecting on a month that flew by with this new RAM looking quite chill with a fresh application of Headlight Armor Light Smoke Headlight & Fog Light Protection Films.



Big visual impact and protection from the inevitable sand blasting is a resounding double win! Like the lightly smoked look? Something else your style? Either way Headlight Armor has you covered.


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Customer install shot for your Wednesday. Honda Accord owner loved the big visual impact our Headlight Armor GT Yellow Fog Light Protection Film made - plus liked the protection they added to these low slung glass fog lights.



Like the look? Get the look you always wanted and protection for your lights too! Lighting kits are available in available in HID Blue, GT Yellow, 3 smoked levels + clear just for protection.

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Slinking through the week with a clean 2019 RAM looking ready for a summer cruise with its headlights lightly smoked with HeadlightArmor Light Smoke Headlight Protection Film. DRL's giving off a nice hue too. Looking to lightly smoke your headlights? This is the ticket!



Like the look? Get the look you always wanted and protection for your lights too! Lighting kits are available in available in HID Blue, GT Yellow, 3 smoked levels + clear just for protection.

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Tuesday thought. The downside of spray painting your lights.
While at a local speed shop shooting a new install video there was a car in for a pre purchase inspection. All of its lights were painted with what looked like VHT Nite-Shades. They looked home sprayed and not polished or cleared as they were a dull matte finish.

The person who brought the vehicle in knew it might not pass the state inspection as all lights looked nearly completely black… He asked if the paint could be removed safely as the person who he was buying the vehicle from said, “sure no problem” but was uninterested in removing it prior to delivery.

The person who brought the vehicle in asked us for our thoughts. We sent him to the VHT site where right on the product description is stated “Warning: Once applied to a plastic lens, VHT Nite-Shades™ cannot be satisfactorily removed.” He got back on his phone and started looking for removal vids. Found a few using brake cleaner…. We said maybe, we have never tried it but would exercise caution as brake cleaner is not good for paint and could damage the plastic lenses. Safest bet was to factor in the cost of complete light housing replacements in the offer to purchase the car.

Fast forward a few weeks. The person did buy the car at a slightly reduced price. He was able to strip the taillights without any short term damage (it is unknown if the plastic is weakened). The headlights, complete disaster. The previous owner had sanded down the headlight prior to painting and when the solvent was used to remove the spray the underlying light was completely frosted over and opaque. He then spent the following day refinishing the headlight and clearing them with a Sylvania system. The vehicle does have a history of spider cracking of the lens so who knows how long they will survive…

If the original owner had used Headlight Armor’s adhesive backed lighting protection applications the removal would have been much more straight forward. Removal of Headlight Armor: Start by warming the material a bit with a hairdryer and then pick at a corner with your fingers and then slowly peel off - making sure to hold onto the light firmly during the process. You may or may not have left over adhesive on the lens. Leftover adhesive can be rubbed off or carefully removed with an adhesive cleaner.
 

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So, I purchased a headlight and fog light protection kit for my car about 2-3 years ago. Long story short, I never ended up installing it but still have the kit which has been kept indoors at room temperature the entire time.

Would you say it is still good to install?
 

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Siliev, 2-3 years is ages long to wait... The applications are aimed at being installed when you get them. Our mater rolls (along with most rolled stock of paint protection, sign and vehicle graphics materials) should really be used within a year of production. Once cut into ready to apply form they are going to get harder and harder to apply as time goes on.

If you have been sitting on them for years, I would go ahead and at least give them a try. They may be hard to put on but what's the worse that can happen.. Sit them in the summer sun for a little while to soften up prior to application - the suns rays should soften / make them a bit more compliant. Good luck.
 

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Follow-up to yesterday's Nite-Shade post. Taillights pictured, but the same differences go for headlights too.

Typical taillight spray painted with Nite-Shades (not wet sanded, polished and clear coated).



Typical Headlight Armor Stealth Smoke Taillight Film application. Not only does it look better, it is a lot easier to get the look, and loads easier to return to stock.



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Feeling nostalgic for Colorado on a day where we are going to be nudging 100F here in Texas. Great customer shot from the mountains will help cool us off ;)

Chevrolet Camaro looking sharp with our Headlight Armor HID Blue Headlight, Signal Light and Fog Light Protection Films applied.



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