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Old 04-12-2011, 09:57 AM
Marine513 Marine513 is offline
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Are smoked covers legal in all states for front and back or are some legal and some not? I was considering coverin mine with some but not sure. Thoughts?
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Old 04-12-2011, 10:04 AM
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Its all illegal in CA.

Just curious, why do you wanna cover your headlights? Dont like seeing at night?
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Old 04-12-2011, 10:56 AM
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Its legal in OH. So you are good.
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Old 04-12-2011, 10:58 AM
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Hopefully you have hids in ya headlights
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Old 04-12-2011, 12:50 PM
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if you want to stay "Legal", use your brights. The smoked covers will keep the brights from actually blinding people and cops won't bother you, because your lights will appear to be on the "low beam" position.
BUT, your going to need to add some street legal driving lights, to actually light up the road at night.
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Old 04-12-2011, 02:31 PM
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What about tail lights? Legal to smoke 'em in all 50 states?

im in CO and I know Denver made it illegal but the state doesn't really say
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Old 04-12-2011, 02:43 PM
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smoking tail lights is not legal in all states...im from nj and its illegal but mine are smoked and havent had any problems yet
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Old 04-12-2011, 06:20 PM
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I didn't smoke my headlights because I like to see, but I just did my turn signals and have had my twilights done for almost 2 years now without a problem. I tinted them myself with the spray but didn't go super dark with it. It looks almost black in the sunlight but at night you can hardly tell a difference
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Old 04-12-2011, 06:33 PM
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What about tail lights? Legal to smoke 'em in all 50 states?

im in CO and I know Denver made it illegal but the state doesn't really say
nope. it's against the law in CA. but then again, what isn't?
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Old 04-12-2011, 07:29 PM
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nope. it's against the law in CA. but then again, what isn't?


I have my front and side signal markers painted the same flat black as the truck and have no issues. I just don't want to smoke my taillights and start getting pulled over all the time and have to get new ones
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Old 04-12-2011, 07:39 PM
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just cuz you haven't been hassled doesn't mean it's legal.
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Old 04-12-2011, 07:42 PM
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if u want u can tint them with static window tint which is what i did but it took forever and doesnt look as good as nightshade....but the benefit is all i have to do is cut the tint off and im good to go
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Old 04-12-2011, 08:59 PM
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just cuz you haven't been hassled doesn't mean it's legal.
Quoted for truth

My Jeep gets pulled over alllllll the time for it's mods and I keep the Colorado Revised Statues traffic code in my glove box because of it.
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Old 04-12-2011, 09:08 PM
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HAHA i thought i was the only one. i actually got pulled over right after i got mine, it was on the passenger seat. that cop was pissed.
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Old 04-12-2011, 09:28 PM
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HAHA i thought i was the only one. i actually got pulled over right after i got mine, it was on the passenger seat. that cop was pissed.
One particular county has one particular stretch of highway about 50mi long where everytime I drive it in the Jeep (every weekend going wheelin') I get pulled over for "illegally modified suspension" and I whip it out, bookmarked, showing where it was overturned in 1982.

I respect the guy doing his job, but seriously every week!
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