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12-18-2012 10:19 AM
A7xschecter6661
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Do you know/heard of any way to open the tail lights?
I would have to look at them but I would assume they are sealed with the same stuff
12-18-2012 09:41 AM
TMDJ5
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You should have sealed with Butyl, but rtv won't be as bad as the original permaseal.
Do you know/heard of any way to open the tail lights?
12-17-2012 11:43 PM
A7xschecter6661
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I resealed them with RTV. The stock silicon was an absolute b* to bake, pry open, reseal. Also sort of warped the outter orange reflector on the second light. Feel like I kind of dodged a bullet the first time.

Now I'm considering night shading the rear tail lights cause I've read they're really hard to open the lens. But I'm kind of torn because if I tint the rear then I have to tint the headlights too, basically mooting all of the headlight work I did in the first place. Bit of a jam.
You should have sealed with Butyl, but rtv won't be as bad as the original permaseal.
12-17-2012 09:03 PM
TMDJ5 I resealed them with RTV. The stock silicon was an absolute b* to bake, pry open, reseal. Also sort of warped the outter orange reflector on the second light. Feel like I kind of dodged a bullet the first time.

Now I'm considering night shading the rear tail lights cause I've read they're really hard to open the lens. But I'm kind of torn because if I tint the rear then I have to tint the headlights too, basically mooting all of the headlight work I did in the first place. Bit of a jam.
12-17-2012 06:28 PM
A7xschecter6661
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Looks pretty tight. I wish I'd of thought of this when I removed the lens for the first time. I baked my headlight a few weeks ago to paint the chrome bezel black. But I can tell you confidently that I wont be removing the lens' a second time. Too much work.

Really cool look though.
I made a new guide on doing it. Why won't you open them again?
What did you reseal them with? If you seal them with butyl (shown in my guide) they are wicked easy to reopen!
12-17-2012 05:23 PM
TMDJ5 Looks pretty tight. I wish I'd of thought of this when I removed the lens for the first time. I baked my headlight a few weeks ago to paint the chrome bezel black. But I can tell you confidently that I wont be removing the lens' a second time. Too much work.

Really cool look though.
11-28-2012 02:49 PM
A7xschecter6661
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yessssss i've been wanting a comprehensive guide lol my eagle eyes are bothering me a bit after 4 years of 55w use lol
I will make a very detailed guide since multiple people are interested. I know it's been done but I will take lots more pictures. The fun starts tomorrow!

Looks like the projectors will be here tomorrow too. Hopefully the other headlight comes before the weekend
11-28-2012 02:33 PM
SlateTheGreat yessssss i've been wanting a comprehensive guide lol my eagle eyes are bothering me a bit after 4 years of 55w use lol
11-28-2012 11:52 AM
A7xschecter6661 Just got the passenger headlight. Driver side should be a few days and have a few days left on the projectors. Let the fun begin!!!!
11-25-2012 09:48 PM
A7xschecter6661
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For sure, do it. I have an extra set of assemblies and will be attempting it by the new year. The more information I have the better.
I'd do a video but it would take too long lol.
Easier to just snap some pictures and do a description for each one..
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