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Thanks! They are my stock headlights. I took them apart, prepped and painted them.
Very nice job on the headlights, Tony! Reps for the DIY project!
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Yeah big props for doing it yourself. Mind telling me how that went? How did you get the headlights apart. Did you cook them like ive heard of? What did you cook them in and how hot / long? What glue did you use to put them back together? Thanks! ha
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Yeah big props for doing it yourself. Mind telling me how that went? How did you get the headlights apart. Did you cook them like ive heard of? What did you cook them in and how hot / long? What glue did you use to put them back together? Thanks! ha
If I remember correctly, I baked them at 350 for about 10 minutes. Just stick one at a time on the oven rack (I set mine on two small 2x4s) Im not going to lie and say it was easy, its kind of a pain taking them apart. You have to work quick while the glue is still hot, but so are the headlights. I took all of the old glue out and used high temp black silicone when putting them back together. I have done this before, but these seemed to be a little more difficult then the others I have done. I used light sand paper on the chrome areas I was going to paint and cleaned it off really well. I used painters tape to block any areas I didn't want paint. If you have any more questions, feel free to ask. I am happy to help.
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Awesome thanks! I'll have to try this on a weekend I have freetime so I dont rush it. Thanks bud much appriciated!
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how did you do your head lights?
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oppse i didnt see there were other pages. lol sorry about that. after you painted the lights did it make the light dimmer since there is a reduced amount of reflective surface?
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oppse i didnt see there were other pages. lol sorry about that. after you painted the lights did it make the light dimmer since there is a reduced amount of reflective surface?
I thought it might, but I didn't notice any change in the light output.
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So with that body lift did you have to do anything to make your bumpers or anything look level again? Were there gaps? If not I might have to go the same route with the shocks like you.

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So with that body lift did you have to do anything to make your bumpers or anything look level again? Were there gaps? If not I might have to go the same route with the shocks like you.

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There is some drilling involved, but the kit includes brackets. You end up using your stock hardware to mount the brackets and drill out your stock holes a bit, then everything lines up. I used a punch to mark the spots, and a vice grip to hold the bracket in place until I had a hole. I then removed the bracket and pliers to finish up the holes. (one side at a time) Its a pretty straight forward install. There are no visible gaps since our trucks come with the fender liners in them.
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Sweet truck.good job on the head lights
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