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Old 08-07-2012, 09:44 AM   #1
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Hairline Crack Repair

Does anyone have any ideas on how to repair a slight crack in the headlight lens?

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Old 08-07-2012, 05:46 PM   #2
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not much you can do for it besides just seal it with some epoxy to keep it from letting condensation from building up inside. so i'd look for a replacement
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not much you can do for it besides just seal it with some epoxy to keep it from letting condensation from building up inside. so i'd look for a replacement
That's what I thought but was just checking. I have a request in at pull a part.
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Well, if ur a real penny pincher, you could try filling the crack with epoxy and use the 3M headlight polishing kit to sand it down and refinish it. Still hard to imagine it would completely disapear though.
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Well, if ur a real penny pincher, you could try filling the crack with epoxy and use the 3M headlight polishing kit to sand it down and refinish it. Still hard to imagine it would completely disapear though.
I'm into penny pinching but not that bad. Haha! It's been that way for at least a few months now.
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Does anyone have any ideas on how to repair a slight crack in the headlight lens?
Dang what happened!?!?! Good excuse for some halos!!!
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Dang what happened!?!?! Good excuse for some halos!!!
Someone backed into me. And I was like, no need to get our insurance involved. I guess I could've gone halos, but I like the lighting on the HIDs a bit more.
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HIDs ftw
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Heat them up carefully with a heat gun or hair dryer so the crack opens a bit and use some super glue to seal it up. Just remember to NOT touch any wet glue with your bare finger.
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Heat them up carefully with a heat gun or hair dryer so the crack opens a bit and use some super glue to seal it up. Just remember to NOT touch any wet glue with your bare finger.
Experience with that Trojan? I'll put out the heat gun.

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HIDs ftw
Haha 6k hids they're supposed to be here today.
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Someone backed into me. And I was like, no need to get our insurance involved. I guess I could've gone halos, but I like the lighting on the HIDs a bit more.
Yeah that's true hids are sick!! So are you just going to get replacements?
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Yeah that's true hids are sick!! So are you just going to get replacements?
Eventually. As soon as they turn up at junk yard. Ford wants an insane amount to replace.
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Experience with that Trojan? I'll put out the heat gun.
Yes, several times.
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Yes, several times.
No worries, it happens.
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Yes, several times.
I krazy glued my finger to the little bottle once... It took about an hour with hot water, soap and slowly scrubbing between my finger and the bottle to get it off.
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I krazy glued my finger to the little bottle once... It took about an hour with hot water, soap and slowly scrubbing between my finger and the bottle to get it off.
Useful Hint: Nail Polish remover (acetone) works well, just don't use it on any "sensitive" areas.


Yeah, I know what you guys are thinking, but I mean around your eyes, nose, lips, abraded or cut skin, etc..
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Useful Hint: Nail Polish remover (acetone) works well, just don't use it on any "sensitive" areas.

Yeah, I know what you guys are thinking, but I mean around your eyes, nose, lips, abraded or cut skin, etc..
Hahaha! I wasn't till you said so!
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this reminds me of that one american pie movie! hahahahaha
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this reminds me of that one american pie movie! hahahahaha
Haha! I love those movies.
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Haha! I love those movies.
me to. have you seen the newest one? it was flipping hilarious to.
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me to. have you seen the newest one? it was flipping hilarious to.
No! I'm going to have buy it.
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me to. have you seen the newest one? it was flipping hilarious to.

Watched it lastnite, definitely funny. A must watch movie.
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Watched it lastnite, definitely funny. A must watch movie.
Dang it y'all I was just at Walmart picking up the glue to fix the crack and forgot to buy the DVD.
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