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Old 07-03-2005, 03:46 PM   #1
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i know, i know.....everybody preaches techinfo (http://bonnevilleclub.com/techinfo/?article=67), but i'm still a little hesitant to clear my headlights on my 2001. Has anybody had any negative side affects (cracked lense, condensation, etc)....or can anybody offer up any tips? I just know that I did my corners pretty half assed on my old 94, and don't feel like forkin' over the extra $$$ to replace something that wasn't "broken" in the first place.

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The 2k+ are easy to do really, there are several clips that fasten around the head light and pull off with a pair of pliers. Next you need to break the caulking seal around the head light, I used an excto knife but others will do. Once thats complete start by working one corner open then the whole unit will seperate.
I assembled mine with auto silicone and they havent fogged up me on almost 2 years.
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i know, i know.....everybody preaches techinfo (http://bonnevilleclub.com/techinfo/?article=67), but i'm still a little hesitant to clear my headlights on my 2001. Has anybody had any negative side affects (cracked lense, condensation, etc)....or can anybody offer up any tips? I just know that I did my corners pretty half assed on my old 94, and don't feel like forkin' over the extra $$$ to replace something that wasn't "broken" in the first place.

the following images were taken from http://www.cardomain.com/profile/taylordssei

just looks so much cooler than



any advice would be greatly appreciated.
yea talyor d'* lights are nice and he has no problems with them he should pop in here and tell u himself
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Its VERY easy... over a year with mine.. i didnt even add any new silicone or anything and they are still perfect
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Its VERY easy... over a year with mine.. i didnt even add any new silicone or anything and they are still perfect
If your original silicone is still green' and flexable, mine were a little older and it was winter time
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Its VERY easy... over a year with mine.. i didnt even add any new silicone or anything and they are still perfect
If your original silicone is still green' and flexable, mine were a little older and it was winter time
yeah, i did mine on a hot day so the silicone was plenty gooey...
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I would say it'* a easy mod that will make a big different.
Would advise 2 wear eye protection when removing the claps.
& be careful with the plastic edge It can crack & then the claps wont
stay.

Had problem with fogging at first due to resealing in doors then when
outside it was cooler. So I opened & resealed outside & no problem since.

DO IT!
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Took me about an hour or so to do, and a little blood from a slipped knife.
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Just did mine today/Tonight!! love it!! wish i would have done this long time ago!! I went out and got some silver stars, they look clear when off but light up amber.. my god.. its so nice!! i just wish i had a silver car!!


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Just did mine today/Tonight!! love it!! wish i would have done this long time ago!! I went out and got some silver stars, they look clear when off but light up amber.. my god.. its so nice!! i just wish i had a silver car!!


They look Natural, good job
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