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BHLM, this saturday...anyone care to help?

Discussion in 'Southern California' started by Marioso, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. Jul 27, 2010 at 1:33 PM
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    Marioso

    Marioso [OP] El Pitufo

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    me and jefferson will be meeting up to attempt a bhlm on my truck. we were wondering if anyone experienced would like to help! if ray sees this, do u have a write up we can go by?
     
  2. Jul 27, 2010 at 7:42 PM
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    05offroad

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    I'd be interested in doing mine too ha. I just wanna take out the amber lenses but I'm nervous about the oven thing...
     
  3. Jul 27, 2010 at 7:49 PM
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    SD area thing? I wanna eventually do my ... i like the idea of just takin out the ambers. I wanna see the outcome. Good luck
     
  4. Jul 27, 2010 at 7:50 PM
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    Cars0n`

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    i was sketched out about the oven too, i used a heat gun and it came apart fine. little tricky to get it started, but once the lense starts to come off your golden.
     
  5. Jul 27, 2010 at 7:51 PM
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    i just pryed it up in the corner by the bottom of the grill and bumper
     
  6. Jul 27, 2010 at 8:47 PM
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    RAD

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    Heat Oven 325 degrees.

    Remove the 3 screws, bulbs, & plastic covers on the back of the headlights.

    Turn off the OVEN and place the headlights inside. Cover the Clear Lens with a microfiber towel once in the oven to avoid exposure.

    Leave inside the Oven for 10-12 minutes (OVEN IS OFF)

    When you pry the lights apart. Make sure you kinda move the plastic tabs off the lens cover so when you pry, they don't snap.

    Start @ the bottom left corner of the headlights to pry

    Pry with a flat head phillips. Once you pry it apart, it should come off pretty easy. You can leave the flat head to keep it separated and use another to keep you pulling it apart.

    Once you have it apart. You can scuff up the chrome with a green brillo pad.

    Then clean it off with warm water. Allow it to dry. Then use alcohol to get all the oils off it and ready for paint.

    Apply 3-4 Very light coats of Black. Allow 15-20 minute Dry time in between coats.

    The final coat should have at least 2 days of dry time. That is how I do it and what happens if the paint is not "CURED". It will start to do it inside the headlights and start to fog/haze up the clear lens.

    IF you must install them together asap. Allow it to dry inside a closed box on a warm day for at least 5-6 hours. I recommend 2-3 Days to dry.

    GOOD LUCK!

     
  7. Jul 27, 2010 at 9:01 PM
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    MadeInMaine

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    hey fellas,

    what time are you meeting? I have to take an exam early afternoon, then I work that night, but if you are working on them in the afternoon, around 3, I can swing by and help.
    I just did mine.
     
  8. Jul 27, 2010 at 9:24 PM
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    What in hell, are you guys doing? Is this a recipe for baked 'tacos ?:D:D
     
  9. Jul 27, 2010 at 9:25 PM
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    I was super nervous about the oven thing at first. But once the adhesive loosens up, its super easy.

    I took the reflectors off the sides, amber cover off the flashers, and am blacking out the main reflectors because I am doing a retro HID conversion.
     
  10. Jul 27, 2010 at 10:23 PM
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    let jefferson name the time idk what time, i just know its saturday. im sure its in the morning. thanks ray!
     
  11. Jul 28, 2010 at 11:32 PM
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    woah, it turned into a meet? BTW - i've never ever done one before... anyone wanna come who has experience??
     
  12. Jul 28, 2010 at 11:38 PM
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    Ive done it
    I can be there around 3 or 4
     
  13. Jul 28, 2010 at 11:38 PM
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    Rad. Shoot mario a PM. I think Ray there scared him off from it ;)
     
  14. Jul 28, 2010 at 11:43 PM
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  15. Jul 28, 2010 at 11:49 PM
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    cancel this meet, i need to plan this out right because i need my lights sat night and i dont wanna rush this. i thought maybe it oculd be done in one day but from what ray said i wanna play it safe
     
  16. Jul 28, 2010 at 11:51 PM
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    Canceled!! Lock this shit down! Mario says its DONE
     
  17. Jul 28, 2010 at 11:52 PM
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    DONE!!!

    see you fellas at fiesta
     
  18. Jul 28, 2010 at 11:55 PM
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    ii wont be there:( bullriding at del mar, thanks guys for taking my project into consideration
     
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