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first heat the light up real good. this will only work for a minute so you dont have much time to wait if you want to take them apart without messing up the seam. jab a screwdriver in the plastic piece while pulling the other way like this...

it will start to seperate like this if you use enough muscle.
just be carefull on breaking the mount your pulling.
ive never done it but it might happen on accident.
just make sure the light is really hot so it comes apart easily

it will keep on pulling apart like this till its totally open.

this is the light open

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http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid58/pd15384871ffdef938d3e6a56b6244394/fc632b1b.jpg.orig.jpg
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid58/pfbd633972a2e01026f2df12a9059ee71/fc632b15.jpg.orig.jpg
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid58/p002a24f41ea5b9967851ac69f546e696/fc632b14.jpg.orig.jpg
i just wish i new this before i took mine apart and messed up the stock look.
i did this on chico's headlights and his look completly stock. the seam is untouched.
any questions ask away.
 

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Did the kitchen smell after u take out the lights from the oven in the kitchen. How long did u leave the lights in there and what was the temperature?
 

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no there is no smell.
i did 300 degree's let it warm up and everything and turn it off before you put the light in the oven.
take it out 10-15 minutes later and its hot so watch yourself.
 

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well paint is fine in the oven.
its not like the oven is on its off when its in there.
ive taken mine apart a few times now and just did again with the piece inside painted.
i dont think it will effect it but it might soften the glue you have under the eyebrows.
 

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no problems with water getting inside.
but when you take them apart do not clean or touch the inside lense.
i did and i had to clean it with alcohol a few times.
its a pain in the ass if you do so dont touch it at all.
 

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Do you have to heat it back up when re-assembling? To get the glue soft again? Or can you just stick it back together when its cold? Mine will probably be apart for 2 full days so they will be cold when I put them back together.
 

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What I did was I put them back together then put them back in the oven for 10 minutes and used a clamp to get them sealed right. The glue is too hard when it's cold to get the light to seat correctly
 

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i just did mine and i like it. i painted the inside GM darkcharcoal with black base paint. i have to do the damn driver side again because when i put it back in the oven to seal it up 2 small f'n bubbles of paint appeared. i dont know what i did wrong cuzz the passenger side one is perfect.
 

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Chiznarles said:
is there a good cleaner to clean the outside of the headlamps to make them look new again? mine are kinda dull looking after 3+ years
Novus plastic polish or Mothers plastic polish. Novus is 3 step(polish, wax, cleaner), Mothers is just one I think. I used the Novus stuff on my headlights and they were so clean it looked like the plastic outer covering wasn't even there. Got rid of all the scratches.
 

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Chiznarles said:
is there a good cleaner to clean the outside of the headlamps to make them look new again? mine are kinda dull looking after 3+ years


Meguiars PlastX followed by Meguiars Clear Plastic Detailer. It's easy and will get your lenses looking crystal clear. If you're gonna be at the SD meet, I'll do it for you. That way you don't have to go buy whole bottles of each. ;)


~Jeron
 
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