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97-00 whlm

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by 1998coma, Apr 18, 2009.

  1. Apr 18, 2009 at 8:51 AM

    1998coma [OP] Well-Known Member

    Dec 17, 2008
    Port Perry, Ontario
    1998 V8 Taco
    well i posted this on customtacos so why not post it here too. i had a set of black crystal clear ebay lights laying around, so i decided to try something out.

    heres what they started as...(shitty pic i know)


    so first i removed everything off the light so that it was just the lens and housing left..


    heated up the oven to 350 degrees. once it was 350 degrees i turned the oven off and put one of the headlights on a cookie sheet with a chunk of cardboard on it and left it in the oven for roughly 8 minutes.

    slowly pryed the lens off of the housing using a small screwdriver and my mad guns lol

    once apart, i taped off the parts of the housing i didnt want painted.


    gave the black parts a quick scuff followed by a good cleaning. after that, sprayed 4 light coats of white Krylon plastic paint.

    let it dry, then put the housing back in the oven at the same temp. and same amount of time as before. after i took it out of the oven i ran a bit of clear silcone over top of the factory sealant to make sure no water could get in.

    after all that, re-installed all of the mounting crap.

    a little rough around the edges but in person you cant notice anything.



    let me know what you guys think. ill post pics of them installed soon
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