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STEADS
Does anyone know how to remove the indicator lense on the mk2.5 mirror as I want to tint them down a bit just done the rear fog and reverse looks good not gone totally black more a smoke effect all I,ve got to do now is tint down the clear third brake light (st) and the mirror indicator lense any pointers in removal appreciated
JC600
Don't do what I did the second time I reversed into my drive......caught it on the gate post (last car was a Freelander, mirrors a bit higher lol) cover flew off, luckily it all went back together lol.

Anyway, looks like it the cover just unclips, then just unclip the lens. :)
Stoney871
+1, cover first.
There are ready tinted ones on ebay-

http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&id=400680578539&alt=web

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troy45

I had planned to fit a similar set of smoked lenses today (bought off Amazon) but one of them started coming apart where the lens was bonded to the backing plate as I tried to clip it in place :(

 

Will have to see about getting a replacement set, seemed to be sealed with clear silicone and this didn't hold when the lens flexed slightly to clip in.......

STEADS
There a bit to dark for me Clive not a lover of the blacked out stuff want a more subtle tint will post pics of the fog and reverse lense later I'm happy with the way they have gone just like a light smoke to match the rear lights . How easy is the mirror cover to get off .
STEADS
Managed to get them off just a gentle pull of the cover then ease the lense out only taken them down a tad for now run out of spray but happy with the fog and reverse lense I,ll get another can and do the third brake light .
Stoney871
Oh look, An Australian car :d

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STEADS
Aye I know runs well down under lol beeping iPads for taking photos keeps inverting everything how's this back in the uk
Stoney871
Much better, blood was rushing to my head viewing the phots upside down ;)

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Stoney871
Are you going to change your indicator bulbs for the chromed type?

http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&id=111085535692&alt=web

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STEADS
Yes I think I will thanks for link you haven't got one for the best option for the fog/ reverse Cree bulbs everyone is using have you done the dual reverse going to do a dual fog next weekend .
Stoney871
http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&id=350942095449&alt=web

You have the option to buy red or white singly or a pair with both colours.
I have the 30w versions of these fitted and they are very good.

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Stoney871
Haven't done the dual system myself, never got around to it.

I'd assume you have your old red lens to take the bulb holder fitting from?
If not I have a spare one going begging from my in-progress bumper upgrade.

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STEADS
Yer thanks Clive got all I need with bulb holder and connection coming to the end of the outside mods now a lad in work is going to get the front end grills all colour coded for me in the coming weeks which just needs me to make a decision on the front drls headlight change or fog surround .
troy45

http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&id=350942095449&alt=web

You have the option to buy red or white singly or a pair with both colours.
I have the 30w versions of these fitted and they are very good.

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How do those bulbs compare to the CREE type like these?

 

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2-x-Rear-Tail-Brake-Stop-Lights-Lamp-CREE-Q5-LED-Bulb-BA15S-380-P21-5W-RED-1157-/290940956315?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item43bd6eae9b

 

I got some orange LED bulbs for my repeaters but had to send the first set back as they were too long, there's not a lot of extra room in the lens for LED's

Stoney871
The ones you've listed are only 5w so nowhere near as bright.
I swapped that type out for 30w ones and they are much better plus the side led's on the bulbs help to fill the lens and reflector with a spread of light too rather than just a rear facing beam.

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troy45

The ones you've listed are only 5w so nowhere near as bright.
I swapped that type out for 30w ones and they are much better plus the side led's on the bulbs help to fill the lens and reflector with a spread of light too rather than just a rear facing beam.

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Ah, just noticed I didn't link to the exact bulbs I got, they are the 21W version of the ones in the link  :rolleyes:

 

As in these, but in red which they don't seem to list now....

 

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Car-FRONT-Signal-Indicator-Bulbs-CREE-Q5-LED-High-Power-581-PY21W-BAU15S-AMBER-/270894992360?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item3f12998be8

 

May get 1 to try before changing all of mine over. Even with the brighter double reverse lights I've got now, Ford's idea to spec my car with privacy glass and auto-dimming rear view mirror still make reversing at night a very much (hopefully not) hit and miss  :rolleyes: 

Stoney871
Reversing sensors are a must with tints.

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STEADS
Got that covered got a reverse cam dead handy in the local supermarket when reverseing next to a bollard
Stoney871
With my windowblinds on the car is as dark as a tint so sensors are a must.
Also my neighbours park like the cars are abandoned so my sensors are essential for squeezing into stupidly tight spots.

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