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I really don't feel good about snapping my stock headlights apart to paint them black so I'd rather buy a set already done but the question is...where?
The cheapest price I could find on eBay is $136 shipped ($94 selling price/$42 shipping[screwy] ...which seems absurd).

Does anyone have a source where the shipping charges aren't so inflated...?

www.ebay.com item # 130261846477...thanks for your help guys.[wave]

PS: Also looking for a source on a white or black grille to eliminate the chrome one.[thumbd]
 

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hey i did it myself about a week ago..honestly i think u should do it yourself..1st of all its free, very easy, and it gives u a good feeling after you see it done..but it does take a while im not gonna lie..not worth $136 on ebay
 

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do it yourself... i did mine junked up on painkillers after double knee surgery... its not that bad!
 

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Oh I hear you man...and I know I could do it no problem...but I'm more concerned with re-sealing and waterleaks afterwards as well as heating up the lens in an oven...prolly just me,lol.

I don't mind spending the $136 so long as the quality is good.If the black stays black and I don't need to worry about breaking mine apart and flaking paint,it'll all be worthwhile.[;)]
 

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its been well over 2 years on mine, no leaks, no paint chipping, no pealing... score the seal before heating, work bottom up and you will be golden... i duno spending a few bucks on paint and sand paper vs. hundreds on new lights...
 

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buy a pair of stock ones or find some at a junk yard and paint those black, so if you mess up (doubtful) than you wont be loosing as much
 

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yea, diy for the win.
 

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buy a pair of stock ones or find some at a junk yard and paint those black, so if you mess up (doubtful) than you wont be loosing as much
^^^ x2 . i want to do this but the yard always charges 30 per light. thats to much for me, so ill wait till somone puts there stockers up for sale.
 

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Thanks guys....

I appreciate all the DIY info guys...and I might consider blacking out my OEM pieces...but would anyone else have a better source on aftermarket black replacements at a better price...?[dunno]
 

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only place ive ever seen them besides the DIY is e-bay... sorry
 

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just any black projector lights like these?: (i'm ordering these for xmas =D)
clickey


or blacked out "crystal" oem look like these?
molest me with your mouse



or possibly the newer black out oem look lights? (idk what year your car is)
these ones are sexy!

 

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the neighborhood of $130 is the cheapest i've seen them new.
 

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or possibly the newer black out oem look lights? (idk what year your car is) [URL="http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/_Car-Truck-Parts-Accessories__05-06-07-FORD-FOCUS-ZX4-4D-4DR-EURO-BLACK-HEAD-LIGHTS_W0QQitemZ310097215783QQadiZ2865QQadnZCarQ20Q26Q20TruckQ20PartsQ20Q26Q20AccessoriesQQcmdZViewItemQQptZMotors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories?hash=item310097215783&_trksid=p4506.c0.m245&_trkparms=72%3A543|65%3A12|39%3A1|240%3A1318" said:
these ones are sexy![/URL]

Those are the only ones that would fit.
 

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yeah i saw those on ebay for like 80 or 90
 

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I like the do it yourself better. I don't like the chrome ring arond the turn signal!
 

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I like the do it yourself better. I don't like the chrome ring arond the turn signal!
I don't like the chrome rings either,those JDM versions look best to me.

Mr.Zx3,

Where did you see them on eBay for $90?[dunno] Some that are advertised there at lower prices still have a $40-$50 shipping charge so the total still works out to be $136-$144.
I can't find them for less anywhere...[dunno] [:(]
 

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Thank you again guys...

For all your information.[wave]
As I said previously,I didn't feel comfortable breaking my OEM lights apart so I went and bought the JDM crystal versions from eBay for $136/delivered.
Will post up pics when I get them installed...[wrenchin]
 

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