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Old 08-31-2012, 11:33 AM   #1
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Removing headlight lenses

So my lights are quite dirty and faded (on the inside of the lense)....ive tried prying the lense off while tabs are depressed, but it seems the lense is adhered to the housing. Anyone remove their lenses b4??? Its the only thing on my ride not clean and driving me nuts.jegs wants like $200+ per light 4 new replacements
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200 per light??? Wtf eBay has em under 100 for a pair
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200 per light??? Wtf eBay has em under 100 for a pair
Since i have $0, im hopin someone knows how 2 pop em open
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Since i have $0, im hopin someone knows how 2 pop em open
Well me and my friend tried the bake technique on his 350z. Baked em in the oven then took em out it melted the adhesive, we cleaned em then put some adhesive then put them back together
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Why not try the turtle wac restoring kit for $10
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I just got new set on eBay for under $70 shipped to my door
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I just got new set on eBay for under $70 shipped to my door
Yep.ebay replacements are my best bet..thanx
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Just put a bead of silicon around lense cause there not properly sealed and will look like azz again fast
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Just put a bead of silicon around lense cause there not properly sealed and will look like azz again fast
^ This is very true ^
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Old 08-31-2012, 08:28 PM   #10
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American Muscle has black housing headlights for no more then 200$ for a pair. I personally try to stay away from eBay parts..
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American Muscle has black housing headlights for no more then 200$ for a pair. I personally try to stay away from eBay parts..
If i go with the smoked, do i need new bulbs?
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No but you'll need hids to see at night
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They aren't smoked.. It has like a black chrome reflector finish inside. If you get smoked you'd need a brighter bulb. Like Silverstar Ultras
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Re: Removing headlight lenses

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American Muscle has black housing headlights for no more then 200$ for a pair. I personally try to stay away from eBay parts..
ebay housings are great as long as you seal them yourself which is a breeze

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They aren't smoked.. It has like a black chrome reflector finish inside. If you get smoked you'd need a brighter bulb. Like Silverstar Ultras
no need to pay $49 for silverstar ultras when for $30 you have have a DDMtuning HID kit
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