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help removing grille and headlights

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by dunkhi, Sep 10, 2009.

  1. Sep 10, 2009 at 8:05 PM
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    dunkhi

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    doing BLHM.

    and was wondering if anyone could elaborate on how to take off these damn things.
     
  2. Sep 10, 2009 at 8:07 PM
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    Go to Lifesaflaw123's writeup about the Satoshi.

    It will tell you how to remove the grille. Now for the HL there are 2 screws on top and a PITA screw underneath and behind the front bumper
     
  3. Sep 10, 2009 at 10:12 PM
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    for the headlights i see 4 screws. 2 on top 2 on bottom is that right?

    and for the grill. 2 pins 2 bolts and one underneath?
     
  4. Sep 10, 2009 at 10:13 PM
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    Yup. That's what I remember. Good luck! :D
     
  5. Sep 10, 2009 at 10:13 PM
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    PS - are you planning on sleeping tonight?
     
  6. Sep 10, 2009 at 10:14 PM
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    What city do you live in?
     
  7. Sep 10, 2009 at 10:15 PM
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    i live in fountain valley california. right by huntington beach. i am painting my yellow fogs now.

    and taking apart my grill as well. haha..... just hope i dont run into too many problems
     
  8. Sep 10, 2009 at 10:29 PM
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    I was gonna say I would help you but your too far. Its easy. You will be fine.
     
  9. Sep 10, 2009 at 10:50 PM
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    hmm. i got the top two off.

    i cant even spot the bottom two?

    any help cause one side of the bottom wiggles so it feels like theres only 1 screw on the bottom left
     
  10. Sep 10, 2009 at 11:06 PM
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    so i just pulled the headlight out. there were 3 screws and one pin.
     
  11. Sep 10, 2009 at 11:22 PM
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    here is a LINK. the outer, bottom screw has to be removed from the bottom of the truck.
     
  12. Sep 10, 2009 at 11:24 PM
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    BTW, good luck w/ the MOD - worth the time & effort.
     
  13. Sep 11, 2009 at 1:20 AM
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    yea. i actually broke the bracket for the bottom screw when i was pulling it. just gonna gorilla glue that dick. but. just painted one head light. sanding other now. kinda nervous on putting the head lights back. seems like a pain in the ass
     
  14. Sep 11, 2009 at 1:24 AM
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    Let it dry for a bit before you re-assemble it. i was to quick to put it back together that I accidentally rubbed some paint off. Also, make sure you have some sealant to put around the headlight. just so it does not fog up.
     
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