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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!

    23.9%
  2. Yes, and I screwed up

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

    66.9%
  1. 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. jjw1

    jjw1 Well-Known Member

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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. 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. TheTacoTruck

    TheTacoTruck Well-Known Member

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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. 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. 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. TacomaGirl09

    TacomaGirl09 Well-Known Member

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    This is on my list of things to do next
     
  8. BarefootBandit

    BarefootBandit Well-Known Member

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    On the right headlight, I broke off the metal piece that holds the main bulb in. Only the rubber gromit holds it in now. It works and is still aimed straight though. Eventually I'll get HID's and that will solve that.
     
  9. 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. Tidrow

    Tidrow Well-Known Member

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    success!
     
  11. crf69

    crf69 scraping my emblems off my plasti-dip

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    ummm yeah
    my attempt....is tommorrow :)
     
  12. Gunner23

    Gunner23 Active Member

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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. 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. crf69

    crf69 scraping my emblems off my plasti-dip

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    ummm yeah
    #2 IS IN THE OVEN............
     
  15. Tidrow

    Tidrow Well-Known Member

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    lookin good:thumbsup:
     
  16. 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. 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. crf69

    crf69 scraping my emblems off my plasti-dip

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    ummm yeah
    :cool:
     
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    woody6047 McGrubber

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    Ill probably finally do it in May
     
  20. 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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