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Making some new headlights. IN NEED OF CLEAR OR SMOKED LENS COVER/CORNER REFLECTOR

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by LeadFootCaliKid, Feb 18, 2010.

  1. Feb 18, 2010 at 10:26 AM
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    LeadFootCaliKid

    LeadFootCaliKid [OP] It's a work in progress.

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    So my first try at the BLHM wasn't bad, but I am somewhat of a perfectionist so it was definitely not good enough. Luckily, I'm getting a second try.

    I came across a pair of 08 OEM's but I want the clear-ish corner reflectors and turn signal lens cover. I've hear that these are hard to come by. Is that true? Or is there a company/vendor out there that sells them?

    Also, please leave any tips or comments about the BLHM. Thanks.
     
  2. Feb 18, 2010 at 11:13 AM
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    taco_xr

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    Member here is making a mold for clear reflectors. Not sure what his status is
     
  3. Feb 18, 2010 at 11:21 AM
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    I remember reading about the mold too, I forget who it was. Otherwise you have to buy ebay lights to get them.

    I bought a couple sets of lights just for that reason. I found a few local ebay places in SoCal and started calling asking if they had any broken headlights.

    I scored a set of headlights that had a scratch in the back that they considered it broken even though they looked perfectly fine. Another set I got from them had a broken lens. Each set cost me $40 but all I need were the same parts as you so I trashed the rest of the light pieces.
     
  4. Feb 18, 2010 at 11:28 AM
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    LeadFootCaliKid [OP] It's a work in progress.

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    Very interesting... I might try what you did, 1BlkT. You wouldn't happen to have any left over would you? Haha

    Taco_XR, do you know who is making them?
     
  5. Feb 18, 2010 at 12:05 PM
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    ^ nope, i got his last set!!

    crap, i was supposed to mail those pieces to the guy to create the molds...crap, i'll have to do that tomorrow!!
     
  6. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:16 PM
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    LeadFootCaliKid [OP] It's a work in progress.

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    Damn. I'll just have to be patient I guess? I'm not very good at that.
     
  7. Feb 18, 2010 at 8:02 PM
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    i bought the ebay ones with clear turn signal cover and clear reflector...came out very nice. :D
     
  8. Feb 21, 2010 at 12:03 PM
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    I'd much rather paint OEM's myself than buy ebay lights.
     
  9. Mar 2, 2013 at 1:58 PM
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    Hey guys,

    A little late, but I am doing to do the retro mod and BHLM and I need a pair of turn signal covers, anyone have any extras, or leads?

    are clear lenses only aftermarket?
     
  10. Mar 2, 2013 at 2:16 PM
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    OEM are slightly yellow and get more yellow with age. the clear ones only come on the aftermarket egay headlights. they are not PnP, you have to mod them slightly as well as mod the headlights to get them to fit properly.

    the only way to get the clear ones are to salvage them from the egay headlights, or be lucky enough to find a guy that has some laying around...which is almost never!!
     
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