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BHLM success/failure

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by VooDoo, Jul 21, 2010.

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Have you done the BHLM?

  1. Yes, perfectly!

    24.0%
  2. Yes, and I screwed up

    9.2%
  3. I haven't got around to it yet

    66.8%
  1. Jan 30, 2011 at 9:28 AM
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    paintdiddy

    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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    Mine came out perfect.I bought a set and took my time.swapped them out and sold the other set. down time with the truck.I resealed the back of the lens to make sure no leaks or fogging.
     
  2. Jan 30, 2011 at 9:30 AM
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    jjw1

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    I followed Viet's write up and it went smooth except for the cardboard catching on fire in the oven. Now, I need to get them buffed. They have some scratches and yellow haze from the sun. I'm happy with the turn out. :)
     
  3. Feb 23, 2011 at 6:05 AM
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    maser

    maser Hello, my name is Maser... and I'm an alcoholic

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    fog light mod,DTRL mod,alternating turn signal mod, BHLM, pioneer pt 3200dvd, fosgate speakers all 4 doors,AFE CAI, Magnaflow turndown exhaust, satoshi'd grill, Procomp 6 in lift, 2 Diamond audio 10's w/ 600w amp..........
    Yup, I was a little nervous about doing it.....but it was a piece of cake! Took my time a did it right. No leaks or fogging. The only thing about the BHLM is, it reveals imperfections of the lens that you could't see before.

    All in all......a great mod.
     
  4. Feb 23, 2011 at 6:13 AM
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    TheTacoTruck

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    I haven't gotten around to doing mine yet. I'm kind of nervous to do it, but it sounds like it's very doable by following Viet's write-up.

    hopefully, I'll black out my badges and paint the grille this spring and then bhlm in the summer! maybe by then the nerves will wear off...
     
  5. Feb 26, 2011 at 11:22 AM
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    snowgod06

    snowgod06 UG legend wannabe

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    crap bolted and welded together....
    yea Viet's writeup is WIN. I just reused that factory sealant with a few heat cycles and pressure in the oven, not a leak since and its been raining, snowing and what not.
     
  6. Feb 27, 2011 at 6:50 PM
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    VooDoo

    VooDoo [OP] More Cowbell!

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    thats exactly the order i did mine...badges, grill, then bhlm
    If the first 2 turn out good the BHLM should be a breeze!!
     
  7. Mar 8, 2011 at 7:46 AM
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    TacomaGirl09

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    This is on my list of things to do next
     
  8. Mar 10, 2011 at 8:01 PM
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    BarefootBandit

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  9. Mar 15, 2011 at 7:32 PM
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    eccracer104

    eccracer104 >Insert Clever Title Here<

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    Mine are not perfect, so i put in the screwed up option. but they are very close. I left a finger print inside, and i could have cleaned in the lens a bit better. but the whole process and everything wasn't too hard. Just take your time and you'll be fine! It takes a little patience and you could have them done perfect the first time.
     
  10. Mar 15, 2011 at 7:36 PM
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    Tidrow

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    success!
     
  11. Mar 15, 2011 at 7:42 PM
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    crf69

    crf69 scraping my emblems off my plasti-dip

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    ummm yeah
    my attempt....is tommorrow :)
     
  12. Mar 16, 2011 at 1:34 PM
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    In the middle of attempting it right now. Holy shit that epoxy is strong...
    I think I'll let them dry overnight and put them back tomorrow.
     
  13. Mar 16, 2011 at 4:39 PM
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    crf69

    crf69 scraping my emblems off my plasti-dip

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    ummm yeah
    my attempt went well!!!!
    the hardest part is ridding of the stock goo...
    #1 headlight has been curing since noon eastern time it;s not wet on my couch haha
    i used 3m window weld in a caulk gun VERY GENEROUSLY! THE MASKING JOB IS NOT PERFECT UP CLOSE BUT WHO GIVES A DAMN!
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  14. Mar 16, 2011 at 4:51 PM
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    crf69

    crf69 scraping my emblems off my plasti-dip

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    ummm yeah
    #2 IS IN THE OVEN............
     
  15. Mar 17, 2011 at 3:56 AM
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    lookin good:thumbsup:
     
  16. Mar 17, 2011 at 4:19 AM
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    crf69

    crf69 scraping my emblems off my plasti-dip

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    ummm yeah
    thank ya sir....my other is cured install today!! :)
     
  17. Mar 17, 2011 at 4:52 PM
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    Gunner23

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    Finished, went with Krylon Fusion matte black. My lenses are pretty scuffed, used that crystal cleaning junk and it helped a bit. Much easier getting back together than apart. Only problem is that now I have to black out my grille. Think I'll wait til my bumper gets here just to be sure...
     
  18. Mar 17, 2011 at 4:57 PM
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    crf69

    crf69 scraping my emblems off my plasti-dip

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    ummm yeah
    :cool:
     
  19. Mar 17, 2011 at 9:03 PM
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    Ill probably finally do it in May
     
  20. Mar 17, 2011 at 10:11 PM
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    mcleod90

    mcleod90 150,000 miles and counting

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    How do you go about tinting the corner turn signals?
     
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