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DIY - EG Black Housing Headlight

Old 25-Mar-2008, 10:28 PM
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DIY - EG Black Housing Headlight

Get your self some Black paint and Silicone. I used KRYLON FUSION for Plastic. you dont need to sand or prime. was like $6.88. and Mastercraft Window and Door Silicone for like $3.29.




From there. pull out your headlights. you dont have to remove your bumper. but it does make it ez'er. 5 screws on the top and 2 in the fender wells remove the bumper. dont forget to take off the 5 metal clips on the headlights.



preheat your oven to 325C and stick your headlight (I did one at a time) for 5-8 mins. take a flat screwdriver and pry them apart.




Get some tape and news paper and tape up the part you dont want sprayed.





From there. clean em down with some paint thinner or something like that. let them dry and spray em. I gave them a good 5-6 coats to get them covered nice.




Let them dry. Mine was an hour. put some Silicone around the housing and put them glass back on. (I left the old Silicone on) and dont forget the 5 metal clips.











After there installed.. (yes, my corner signals didnt fit well)







and heres EF headlights too.


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Old 25-Mar-2008, 10:30 PM
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if theres a bit of condensation inside the lens, should i just buy a new set of projectors?
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Old 25-Mar-2008, 10:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Tha_Drrream101 View Post
if theres a bit of condensation inside the lens, should i just buy a new set of projectors?
no, dry your headlights out, and reseal the edges with silicone.. shouldnt have anymore water problems.
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Old 25-Mar-2008, 10:39 PM
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how do i post pictures?
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Old 25-Mar-2008, 10:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Tha_Drrream101 View Post
how do i post pictures?
http://www.torontocivics.com/tccv5fo...read.php?t=777
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Old 25-Mar-2008, 10:44 PM
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i dont know if you can see it or not.
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Old 25-Mar-2008, 10:46 PM
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Nope.. you need to host the file first.. try using photobucket, and then post the URL here.
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Old 25-Mar-2008, 10:53 PM
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^^ there ya go..
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Old 25-Mar-2008, 10:54 PM
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so if i do as you posted i'll b able to get that off the inside>?
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Old 25-Mar-2008, 11:32 PM
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I'm not to sure about doing it with them..

the OEM lights are glass..

yours are plastic.. might warp or brake trying too.


EDIT*.. I think I have seen someone take the TYC's apart before, not sure how they did it though..
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i was going to say, i dont think it'll work.
but the person before me used this silicon, but i could use a knife and cut thru it and prolly take it off. the only thing on them is the silver clasps and the silicone..
what do you RECOMMEND?
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would it be the same process for an ek?
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Old 26-Mar-2008, 04:22 PM
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Old 26-Mar-2008, 05:48 PM
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put it in the oven @ 325degrees for 5 mins... you mean the whole headlight housing? it has some plastic in it... will the heat warp the plastic? or worse melt it? sorry noob question
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Old 26-Mar-2008, 09:02 PM
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no, it wont melt or warp anything.. just dont leave it in there for half an hour.. lol
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I used a heat a gun for mine. Worked great.
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Old 12-Apr-2008, 09:33 PM
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wat is dis diy bizaniss without pics kracker
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kk sorry how do u do this
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