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headlight film peeling

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Sam091990, Jul 11, 2020.

  1. Jul 11, 2020 at 10:52 PM
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    Sam091990

    Sam091990 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I do not know if this goes in lighting or detailing.

    So, the film (protectent?) Over my headlights is starting to peel off and I was wondering do I need new housings or us there something that can fix it? It is turning my lights foggy (hazy?), and not in a good way. Right now it is only over my DRL/Turn signal section on driver side but I dunno when it will effect my headlights and the safety and visibility of my turn signals.

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    Help would be much appreciated
    Sam
     
  2. Jul 11, 2020 at 10:54 PM
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    El Duderino

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  3. Jul 11, 2020 at 11:04 PM
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    crashnburn80

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    I'd avoid any kinds of 'protective' plastic headlight films. They do more harm than good, and will reduce output and focus. If you can remove and use something to clear off the adhesive that would be worth trying since they are a lost cause otherwise. If it comes down to replacement, go OEM. Headlight part numbers and best pricing I've found in the 2nd Gen headlight thread:
    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/the-ultimate-headlight-upgrade-h4-not-led-or-hid.398066/
     

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