Does tinting headlights reduce light?
Yes it does, but the amount of tinting determines how much the visibility is affected.
Lighter tint films will hardly produce any noticeable deterioration in headlight strength.
Dark tints like the one shown in the beginning of this thread, can cause a significant loss in the headlight beam strength.
Is it OK to tint headlights?
First and most important, it is fairly dangerous and illegal in many locations (check your local regulations before installation). Tinting film has an impact on the light coming out of your car lights. That means that tinting your headlights may be especially dangerous because that diminishes the visibility.
How can I make my headlights darker?
How to Darken Headlights
- Remove the headlight from the vehicle.
- Wet the headlights with water and scuff the surfaces of them with 2000 grit wet/dry sandpaper.
- Soak a soft cloth with rubbing alcohol and polish the lenses with it to remove any dirt grease, soap or other matter that could interfere with the tint spray.
How much does it cost to tint headlights and tail lights?
Generally we charge between $65 – $125 per lens depending on the car and the shape of the lenses to be covered. Sometimes the coverage takes longer than expected and the cost needs to be adjusted. However this is rare and most drivers can prepare to pay about $65 per lens.