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Old 12-23-2012, 07:58 PM   #461
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If you can read this thread and follow instructions, the hardest part of this will be working up the courage to do it. Glad I finally went for it. Thanks for the write-up!!!
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Old 12-23-2012, 09:01 PM   #462
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If you can read this thread and follow instructions, the hardest part of this will be working up the courage to do it. Glad I finally went for it. Thanks for the write-up!!!
Wasnt as hard as you thought it would be wasnt ?
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Old 12-24-2012, 07:50 AM   #463
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Wasnt as hard as you thought it would be wasnt ?
No, not at all! Plus after all the reading I did on here, it only took about 3.5 hrs.
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Old 12-30-2012, 10:26 AM   #464
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Dores this look ready for oven? I removed 3 bulbs 3 screws and 3 rubber pieces. just want to make sure. Thanks!
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Old 12-30-2012, 10:40 AM   #465
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Dores this look ready for oven? I removed 3 bulbs 3 screws and 3 rubber pieces. just want to make sure. Thanks!
From what i see... Yes
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Old 12-30-2012, 10:47 AM   #466
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its in now so hopefully. Ive read up on this a ton and I still wasn't sure once I started doing it.
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Black headlamps

Yep, it looks like you are ready to go
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Old 12-30-2012, 01:28 PM   #468
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its in now so hopefully. Ive read up on this a ton and I still wasn't sure once I started doing it.
Any up dates amd how's it going ?
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Old 12-30-2012, 03:55 PM   #469
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People need to relax about putting them in the oven, you have a higher chance of ruining them with a heat gun then the oven.
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it all went well! I just did the chlm. Im going to let the sealant cure over night +since its snowing outside lol. Im in no rush. If you do your homework(read all the bhlm and chlm threads you can) its a piece of cake. I took info from all of them and sorta combined them. the 4th bolt is a piece of cake to remove( because I read all the info of other people struggling). when I resealed the HL, I put it together and put it in for 5 min. took it out and tightened down the screws and squeezed it together the best I could. then I put it back in for 5 more min to remold since it was tightened down. then I removed it, clamped it and gave the screws a tiny turn more. after it cooled, I applied Loctite polyseamseal rainguard to the seam for "piece of mind". well see what happens down the road.
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People need to relax about putting them in the oven, you have a higher chance of ruining them with a heat gun then the oven.
lol, I was afraid at first, but I've split 3 sets open already using the same method without a single hiccup; preheat to 300, shut off and put the headlight in for 9, remove the light and open 'er up!
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lol, I was afraid at first, but I've split 3 sets open already using the same method without a single hiccup; preheat to 300, shut off and put the headlight in for 9, remove the light and open 'er up!
I have done about 5 sets, 1st gen halo set, 2nd gen halo set, and three sets of stock headlights. I only had problems with the 2nd gen halos because it actually contains silica gel packets to keep the horrible moisture build up to a minimal and they were singed a bit from the heated metal inside.
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Finished today! Great post thanks for all of the war stories.
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Blacking out the headlights, how does that affect the brightness of the bulbs are they duller dimmer farther out or the same? Thanks looks good!!!
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Blacking out the headlights, how does that affect the brightness of the bulbs are they duller dimmer farther out or the same? Thanks looks good!!!
If you don't paint the reflector bowl, it will be the exact same as stick. But you wouldn't paint it unless you were running projectors anyways.
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I'd love to do this, except color match it to the Barcelona Red...
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I'm gonna attempt this next week.

I'm sure it has been mentioned, but can I use plasti-dip to do this? or go with a permanent paint? Thanks
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