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Old 01-24-2019, 07:12 AM
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Decided I was tired of the glaring red plastic trim on my Q8 and blacked out my tail lights yesterday, along with the front lower light assembly that includes the orange reflectors I can't stand that aren't on the Euro Spec models. Thanks to jrjunior31, I coded the amber lights off (see OBDEleven thread) for details. Also coded my rear Matrix lights to remain on during the day as DRL's and they are clearly visible during the day and night you can't even tell the tail lights are tinted. However the vehicle now has a much more sinister and more Urus style look from all angles, and upfront there is much more of a focus on the Matrix DRL's as the distracting lower orange/amber section is no longer visible. Obviously this look won't be for everyone, but I am really digging it. For what its worth, I am also running ECS spacers front and rear 12.5 mm front and 20 mm rear, debadged the whole Q8, blacked out the red rear corner reflective plastic that I also hated, blacked out my front and rear Audi Quattro Rings, and am running a 5% tint brow on my front windshield and 5% tint on all windows (front/rear sides and rear hatch). I am getting paint correction and XPEL clear bra on Monday along with Ceramic Coating the entire vehicle, windshield, wheels, and brake calipers then as well.

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Looks much better. Had to be done, good move.
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That looks awesome.
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Did you do this yourself?
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Old 01-24-2019, 05:34 PM
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My buddy did the wrap.

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That looks insane! Way more exotic. You never use tire dressing I notice?
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That looks insane! Way more exotic. You never use tire dressing I notice?
Thanks! Iím digging it too.

Sad thing is, I have access to a detail department with unlimited tire shine every day. 🤦🏻*♂️💀 Iíll fix that ASAP. Honestly didnít even notice till you pointed it out lol.
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Looks great. I have the tint in my garage just waiting for my Q8 to arrive so I can do the same thing. You still getting 23s?
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