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2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V Appearance Mods Discussion, Need a set of vinyl perimeter overlays for my headlights (DESPERATE) ! in Cadillac CTS-V Series Forum - 2004 - 2007; I made these originally and myself and a friend need a set so I'm placing an order. Will maybe get ...
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    I made these originally and myself and a friend need a set so I'm placing an order. Will maybe get 10 sets.


    Options are black or grey. Both with and without the eyebrow.

    Pm me.

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    Ordering vinyl kits today and will be available in a few days.

    Will have available:
    2 sets black with out eyelids
    4 sets black with eyelids
    2 gray without eyelids

    Doing as a highly requested favor. I'm not a business and I pay to have these made and don't have free extras for mistakes made. Please understand that. I'll work with you the best I can.

    I've had mine on for almost 3.5-4 years and they held up well in northeast weather but they have only seen about 20k miles. $40 each shipped in a tube to you. I did have to trim a crease during install of one of mine. So I'm not perfect. Go slow or trim into manageable sections and splice on light. That's works too some have told me. Don't tug or pull so vinyl isn't stretched. I include the best instructions I can offer. Install at own frustration.

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    Hey guys


    I now have 8 sets in hand.

    4 black with eyebrow
    2 black with out eyebrow
    2 gray without eyebrow.

    Pm me.

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    Re: Need a set of vinyl perimeter overlays for my headlights (DESPERATE) !

    bneal1022: Can you pm me a picture of the with vs without on the eyebrow?

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    Or just post them?

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    Try this. It is the original thread when I did this in 2010. Look at pages 1-4 (at least). You can see mine and a few others. Educate yourself and read the thread to determine your interest. Worked to my satisfaction and some others, but frustration for others. Doing this as a highly requested favor from several in the forum. I'm not a business. Hope this helps!!

    http://www.cadillacforums.com/forums...erlay-not.html

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    Re: Need a set of vinyl perimeter overlays for my headlights (DESPERATE) !

    Thanks bud I will!

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    Thanks to the gents who picked up a few sets. post your finished work. I have the following left

    1 grey without eyelid
    1 black without eyelid
    3 black with eyelid

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    Re: Need a set of vinyl perimeter overlays for my headlights (DESPERATE) !

    I had ordered a grey set for my silver 06. It wasn't for me as far as looks go, the grey is a bit too shiny and stands out against the headlights and compared to my silver V. On top of that I failed pretty badly at installing it so they're in the garbage now. Too bad to waste the money but now I know. I have done window tint before successfully and this was far more difficult if you're picky about results like I am. Plus I realized that in the winter I have to scrape the ice and snow off my headlights and this vinyl would be trashed in no time anyways.

    The product requires trimming and slicing in addition to using a heat gun to try to shrink down the excess product over the edges of the headlights. Personally I would leave installation of this to a pro who has had the ability to practice their skills many times.

    Thanks for putting it together though Neal, - your black set looks great in your pics so it can be done well of course.

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    Thanks for the feedback. I will not argue with you. It is not easy. Even on mine I did have to seam twice. So mine are flawless. But for 3.5 years it has fit the bill. I was bale to tuck excess if any around sides or under rubber strip. I don't have to scrape my headlight Even in central PA so that is unfortunate.

    I appreciate your working with me even if the results didn't satisfy. I've been trying to find a less expensive shop. So far the results are 50/50.

    I was thinking about doing mine again but they don't look worn at all so I'll leave as is.

    For those that want to try. Still have set.

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    If anyone is still interested I still have several sets I'm moving out.


    3 black with the eyelid
    1 black without the eyelid
    1 gray without the eyelid.

    Fuzzy logic. Tried to reply but your box is full. I've been out if the country.

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    Re: Need a set of vinyl perimeter overlays for my headlights (DESPERATE) !

    Sorry, I'm out.

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