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Old 01-16-2013, 06:20 PM   #191
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I royally messed up the last set of headlights I put in the oven. One of the lenses melted a little and both of them ended up looking etched really bad. That oven may have run hotter than it should though.
It should only be on warm which is maybe 250 degrees.
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Someone correct me if Im wrong, but condensation just means either a crack somewhere or some part of the edges glued together isnt 100% sealed, right? As long as you really get the pieces glued together well, there should be no issue?

Also Chickenmuffin did this with a heat gun, which wont heat the entire lens. Here is his writeup:

http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/s...eadlight+bezel
Ya it just means it's not perfectly sealed. Do not use a heat gun, you risk cracking the lens when pulling it apart due to the uneven heat distribution.
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Old 01-16-2013, 09:47 PM   #192
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It should only be on warm which is maybe 250 degrees.

Ya it just means it's not perfectly sealed. Do not use a heat gun, you risk cracking the lens when pulling it apart due to the uneven heat distribution.
explain please?
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Old 01-16-2013, 09:56 PM   #193
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Thought about doing this for a while. But buying just the projectors from TRS and the HIDs from DDMTuning. Saving a bit of $$ in the end.
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Old 01-16-2013, 11:51 PM   #194
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explain please?
just use an oven.
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Old 01-20-2013, 02:51 PM   #195
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Retrofit complete.


Headlight opened and closed with Dremel Versatip, amazing tool.
Tnx to Craigsfocus and Chickenmuffn for inspiration.


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Old 01-20-2013, 03:27 PM   #196
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I may have to invest in this versatip. How hard is the sealing procedure with it? Do you just melt it back together?
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Old 01-20-2013, 06:02 PM   #197
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Yes, melt back. Cut precise an regular in the opening and it will be easier to melt it back.
Flat blade to cut, large rounded tip to melt back. Need a lot of patience, however.
You can see detailed picture in the link.
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Retrofit complete.
Here full thread:
http://fordfocus2011.forumcommunity.net/?t=53480773

Headlight opened and closed with Dremel Versatip, amazing tool.
Tnx to Craigsfocus and Chickenmuffn for inspiration.

Can you bring the thread here?
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Don't really feel like joining another forum just to view a thread.
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Old 01-20-2013, 10:36 PM   #199
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Can you bring the thread here?


Don't really feel like joining another forum just to view a thread.
+1 please no cross-posting.


I have a set of projectors sitting on my desk right now too :D
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