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      10-24-2009, 10:40 PM   #1
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Modified AE effect

Since the weather here in CT has been horrible I have been observing a lot of oncoming headlights, especially those of other BMWs. Why hasn't anyone produced a vinyl which mimics the effect of the photo below? I basically constructed it out of electrical tape but may go out and purchase a glossy vinyl sheet for a DIY end product. I have seen a CF version but it does not follow the right arc of the body shut lines.
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      10-25-2009, 05:31 AM   #2
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Because vinyl looks cheap, there's a couple plastic eyelids out that don't look cheap when painted though.
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      10-25-2009, 07:00 AM   #3
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That's what I thought. Thanks for the confirmation.
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What we need are painted eyelids to mimic that, vinyl would not look right in anything but night time.
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Reiger eyelids are pretty close...
http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showt...reiger+eyelids
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Most of the eyelids (decal or otherwise) that I have seen tend to deviate from the natural body creases and shut lines. Here is what my makeshift job looks like during the day time. Excuse the iPhone shots.
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