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HELP!!! w/ Angel Eyes Headlights

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by jjw1, Jul 11, 2010.

  1. Jul 11, 2010 at 3:42 PM
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    i just bought some angel eyes headlights yesterday n one of them has dried up moisture on the inside lense...idk how to take them apart n clean them....i have the clear silicone already n the lights dont have any leaks...the moisture got in them from sitting open in a garage....i need help ASAP!!!!
     
  2. Jul 11, 2010 at 3:43 PM
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    Could you put them in the oven like youre going about the BHLM?
     
  3. Jul 11, 2010 at 3:45 PM
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    If you search for instructions for the BHLM, you could follow those instructions to take the headlight apart, clean it, and put it back together.
     
  4. Jul 11, 2010 at 3:45 PM
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    i was told that but idk what to do to do that...like idk what to remove
     
  5. Jul 11, 2010 at 3:46 PM
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    there's a thread with instructions. It involves putting it in the oven to loosen the glue and then using a flathead screwdriver to pry the lens from the backing of the headlight. Once it's apart you can clean it.
     
  6. Jul 11, 2010 at 3:47 PM
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    Follow the steps for the BLHM to get them apart. Clean them, remove all the original sealing stuff, and then reseal with the 3M stuff.
     
  7. Jul 11, 2010 at 3:48 PM
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  8. Jul 11, 2010 at 3:49 PM
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    i understand that but do i have to remove the bulbs n rubber stuff??? thats what idk how to do if i do have to take the bulbs out
     
  9. Jul 11, 2010 at 3:51 PM
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    Yea, take the bulb out and rubber stuff off of the light, and anything else that will melt in the oven. lol
     
  10. Jul 11, 2010 at 3:53 PM
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    follow the link VooDoo posted. it walks you right through it.
     
  11. Jul 11, 2010 at 3:55 PM
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    taking the bulbs n rubber out is a P.I.T.A. n idk how to do it!!! im only 16 btw
     
  12. Jul 11, 2010 at 3:57 PM
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    Are you having trouble taking the headlight out of your truck? or taking the actual bulb out of the housing?? The bulb should just twist out from the back.
     
  13. Jul 11, 2010 at 4:03 PM
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    taking them outta the housing!!! these lights r way different then stock!!! im thinkin bout just takin them to the local truck custom shop n have them do it...idk what to do...i dont really trust myself n i dont wanna break anything
     
  14. Jul 11, 2010 at 4:06 PM
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    ohh gotcha :confused:. Well i'd try searching the forum first for angel eye headlight threads and find somebody with the same lights and ask them via pm. That'll be a lot easier and cheaper than taking it to a professional to do it for you.
     
  15. Jul 11, 2010 at 4:14 PM
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    i know it would...ive called n txt the guy i bought them from n he still hasnt responded back!!!
     
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