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How Much Does Starlight Headlining Cost?

How Much Does Starlight Headlining Cost?

As starlight headliners become an accessible and popular customisation option for your vehicle, many people are beginning to ask ‘how much does starlight headlining cost?’

At Car Specialist Customs, we are proud to offer a wide variety of options when it comes to making your car a unique expression of who you are. We are excited to share with you the option of our Starlight.

There may be a variety of prices from various competitors, however we can guarantee that the care, quality and precision that goes into our starlight installations are second to none.

The UK automotive aftermarket industry is thriving, ranking fourth in Europe and ninth in the world in terms of size, and turning over an annual £21.1 billion.

The sector supports 345,600 jobs and contributes £12.2 billion each year to the economy. And it is growing: the sector’s value is set to rise to £28 billion by 2022.

Starlights are the latest in a long line of aftermarket customisation, and one of the most intricate and unique options you can choose.

What are Starlights?

The Starlight Headliners (also known as Starlights) offered by Car Specialist Customs offer the unique factor of NOT being from LED lights, instead, they are made from fibre optic lights. These are lights that are refracted through fibre optic cables.

Are Starlight headliners standard in vehicles?

Some high end car manufacturers such as Rolls Royce have their own starlight options for some of their vehicles.

Starlights are an optional customisation option, they provide no hindrance to the driver, or the vehicle’s function. They are not necessary in the sense that they are a legal requirement, however, for anybody who loves their vehicle or for anybody who wants to personalise their vehicle, Starlights are an understated and sleek option.

Will a starlight fail MOT?

Cars that have Starlight Headliners which have been installed correctly by professionals, will not fail their MOT.

Are Starlight headliners legal?

Yes, Starlight headliners are legal. They do not cause any obstruction or distraction to the driver or other road users. They also (if installed correctly) do not cause any hazards within the vehicle itself.

Can I drive with Starlight headliners on?

Yes, Starlight headliners are subtle enough to create an ambience all of the car occupants can enjoy, but are not bright enough to distract anyone inside the car or other road users.

How much does Starlight headlining cost?

How much does Starlight headlining cost?

Starlight headlining comes at two separate costs depending on if you’d want installation or not. For those not looking for installation, pricing will depend on the amount of starlights you wish to purchase.

For those wanting installation, prices may vary from vehicle to vehicle, along with the amount of starlights you require. The reason there is no set price is because different vehicles have different requirements in order to install the headliners.

Simply head to our page & click ‘get quote’ to enter your vehicle details in & enter in the message area what work you’re looking to get done. After which we will respond with a quote along with answers to any questions you may have.

What colours are Starlights available in?

The true depth of customisation for our Starlights is massive, available in a wide range of colours with up to 500+ options! You can choose white, several base colours or different variations.

Additionally, you can even also control how the lights twinkle, or if they stay on. The car Starlight Headliner can be optimised to twinkle at its own rate.

To add an extra layer of personability to your Starlights, you can download an additional app to control the rate of twinkling to a level that you see fit. The Starlights are controlled wirelessly through Bluetooth.

How do you install Starlight headliners?

Starlights can be added to almost any vehicle. It is possible for you to install it manually, however, you run the risk of damaging the wiring and other internal components in your vehicle. It is best to leave this to professionals with years of experience like Car Specialist Customs, the process of installation is as follows.

  • The process starts by disconnecting all dome, map lights and other trim pieces and removing the vehicle’s headliner.
  • Hundreds of small holes then need to be drilled or pinned in the top of the headliner mould, to fit the fibre optic lights, which are individually carefully placed just above the headliner fabric.
  • These lights are then attached by adhesive and then stranded together to be run to the location of the Light Source, typically in the trunk, rear seats, or under the vehicle’s dash, wherever you choose.

How long does it take to install Starlights?

With our installation process, Starlights usually take a number of hours to install, this, of course, is dependent on your vehicle and the state of the areas of installation. Rest assured, the time we take to install any of the products and services we supply is to ensure their functionality.

Can I install Starlight headliners myself?

Considering the previous description of our thorough installation process, we would recommend that unless you have vast experience in installing Star headliners, you should allow an expert to do it for you.

Which cars can’t have Starlights?

Convertible top cars, whether soft or hard hood, are not able to have Starlights installed, due to the retracting and folding of the roof will potentially damage the wiring and lights. The same applies to sun-roof windows

However, cars with sunroofs are able to have Starlights installed. Our expert technicians can install starlights to your desired specification. As long as your roof is not convertible, it can be done.

For complete peace of mind, there is a lifetime warranty. So if one or more of your lights burn out, we can replace them for you under warranty, or if anything else should happen.

Our car roof Starlight technicians know how to dismantle and remove the roof lining to install the lights, then reinstall it back in place perfectly. We are experienced in working on a wide range of different vehicles from different manufacturers.

Where can I get Starlight headliners?

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Our team members at Car Specialist Customs are extremely passionate and proud of the multiple services and products we provide for the people of Greater Manchester and beyond.

As a fully insured and approved installer, catering to the needs of vehicle owners of Greater Manchester and beyond, we are proud to let you know that we offer services for the following:



Featuring the brands, Pandora, ScorpionTrak, Meta Trak & SmarTrack, we’ve included affordable, and premium products to suit the needs of our customers. With finance options available, and the option of installation, head to our website to get your quote!

We always will go above expectations to make your car feel special to you. With even more services and options becoming available in the future, Car Specialist Customs is the home of making any car unique, secure and special.

See what we can do for you today, we hope our Starlight service has helped you decide to take a step forward in personalising your vehicle with our unique service.

We hope to have answered the question ‘​​How much does Starlight headlining cost?’ whilst providing supplementary information that can help you make an informed choice when it comes to investing in the best security system for your vehicle.

Want to get in touch? You can find us here:


Unit 30

Caldershaw Centre

Ings Ln


OL12 7LQ


Monday – Wednesday – 10 AM – 7 PM

Thursday – Closed

Friday – Sunday – 11 AM – 7 PM


07523 971347 (Mon – Fri: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm)


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