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Old 07-20-2008, 01:43 PM   #271
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Old 08-19-2008, 12:20 PM   #272
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just got my first headlight open. 300 degrees for 15, a little prying and a little elbow grease is all it took.
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Old 08-19-2008, 12:28 PM   #273
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I did mine and color matched. I think they turned out well. The trick is 300 degrees for 10 min, go around once with the flathead (don't try to pry just separate the caulk and the clear plastic). Put it in for 10 more min and start prying at the bottom to make sure you don't mess us any noticeable area of the light.



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Oh and get off all the caulk before resealing, otherwise the clear plastic will not fit right.
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this should hold me over until i buy a nice set of black housing projectors
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Old 08-25-2008, 08:05 AM   #276
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2nd time doing this...now they are black (see above, I had them color matched)

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Your lamps look GREAT. But I gotta tell you ....I work in the lighting department for Visteon and we designed those lamps. So much for all the work we did to make the Chrome look pretty!!!!
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Your lamps look GREAT. But I gotta tell you ....I work in the lighting department for Visteon and we designed those lamps. So much for all the work we did to make the Chrome look pretty!!!!
LOL, it's okay, we just like to make our cars stand out but still look a little stock! I could have bought them from ebay, but everyone says the OEMs have much better pattern on them. So in summation, I thank you. If I had a bud light right now, it would be yours!
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Old 09-24-2008, 01:32 PM   #280
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have you had any problems with the headlights since doing this?
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