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Old 01-28-2013, 09:21 PM   #1
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Has anyone painted the stock Hella headlights?

I am considering cracking the chromed out stock headlights open and painting them black. Has anyone done this on the stock Hella lights? Im sure my wife will love the headlights in the oven lol


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Old 01-28-2013, 09:34 PM   #2
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Plenty of folks have done it, including myself:




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Man that looks great. I got to get me one of those grilles too.
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Oh yeah, if you've got Machs or other headlights with integrated turn signals you've got to get a Euro grille. Totally cleans up the front end.
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I am considering cracking the chromed out stock headlights open and painting them black. Has anyone done this on the stock Hella lights? Im sure my wife will love the headlights in the oven lol
Yes. It has been done many time. I've even done mine twice.

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Second time using "black chrome" spray paint:


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I need to get me some Machs...
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This *almost* makes me want to crack my Mach's open....
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This *almost* makes me want to crack my Mach's open....
Dooo it. It's not that bad actually, just takes patience. It helps to have a spare set of lights so you can proceed with the project at a leisurely pace, especially during the painting process. Otherwise a full weekend should be doable to allow for dry times.
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It helps to have a spare set of lights...
LOL.

You got some extra Hella's to lend me?
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Im going to start this project today...pics to follow
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