Appearance & Detailing - camaro headlight mod
10-28-2010, 04:30 AM
wanted to try something different since i can't find any lights like this without the stupid halo ring. let me know what u think of them please. thanks
10-28-2010, 04:45 AM
Looks great!!!, how did you separate the lens?
10-28-2010, 04:51 AM
^pull the 4 metal clips off that hold the lens to the rear housing, pop them in the oven for about 15-20 minutes at around 250 degrees, pull them out and separate with a knife/screw driver/anything flat, and pry the lens off. if the glue hasn't soften enough, pop them back in for another 5-10 minutes and try again
they look good. I'm more of a full-whistler fan myself, but it looks pretty good with just the face painted as well.
they are sold like that without the halo's though: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/CHEVY-CAMARO-98-99-00-01-02-BLACK-DEPO-HEADLIGHTS-PAIR-_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQhashZitem588aa4acfcQQitemZ38028 3170044QQptZMotorsQ5fCarQ5fTruckQ5fPartsQ5fAccesso ries#ht_1048wt_939
10-28-2010, 05:33 AM
yea i only had mine in the oven for bout 5 min an they seperated perfect. just be sure to rest them on a piece of wood or something so you dont melt any of the plastic. an i looked for lights like these on here an ebay an all over. never found any. an there they are. but at the same time it only took me bout $20 in materials an maybe 4hrs of my time.
10-28-2010, 05:48 AM
yeah, for the price you can't beat just fixing up your current lights
10-29-2010, 02:15 AM
One more question...What did you use to glue them back together?
10-29-2010, 02:23 AM
Silicone is your friend. :thumb:
10-29-2010, 04:16 AM
yea i used a clear silicone. i removed all the old cracked stuff an just used new. some ppl will just put the lense back on an get a heat gun an re-use the old stuff but thats to risky for leaks.
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