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Old 03-12-2004, 12:09 PM   #151
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I changed out my fog bulbs for some cheap eBay Xenons. The panel underneath has several plastic anchor bolts. Unless I'm doing it wrong or don't have a proper tool, it'* a REAL pain to do. I've been holding off putting SilverStars down there because of that alone. For me, it takes too much time to pull the anchors out and then pop them back in.

If changing the fogs from above is possible, that'* the way I'll go.
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I changed out my fog bulbs for some cheap eBay Xenons. The panel underneath has several plastic anchor bolts. Unless I'm doing it wrong or don't have a proper tool, it'* a REAL pain to do. I've been holding off putting SilverStars down there because of that alone. For me, it takes too much time to pull the anchors out and then pop them back in.

If changing the fogs from above is possible, that'* the way I'll go.
From the top is the way I did it. The problem I have though is my new driving lights (replaced the fogs) are out of alignment. so aiming them by removing each headlight is a pita..I was going to try an underneath approach, although it will take more time to remove and put that plate back it will probably save time in the long run.
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I have no fogging problems or finger prints, took care to clean everything and let it dry before I sealed everything up. The tailights do have a spec or two of dremel dust that I just couldn't get to come out. No one will evey notice but me.

When I put my angle eyes in a had to re adjust and aim them 3-4 times before the were straight and centered. Use some really thin washers to help make the spacing centered. Worked good too.

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Use some really thin washers to help make the spacing centered. Worked good too.
Thats a good tip I'll have to remember that when I get a set.
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Yay. My Heads and Tails now have cleared corners! Looks fantastic!

The sprayed amber bulbs look sweet as well! I'll probably get the chromed ambers once summer comes around. No rush yet.

I also got my SilverStar fogs in. Easy once the headlamps are out.

My center piece still has the amber, but that will change ASAP. I didn't have enough time to start that AND let it sit out to cure in time. ESPECIALLY since the anchors that pop into the trunk are right behind the amber parts. The sealant needs time to cure AND withstand the force of popping that anchor back in. I didn't want to drive to work with my center piece off!

Perhaps next weekend.

Thanks for the idea, instructions, tips, and pics everyone.
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Glad to help someone out, Another Silver cleared, welcome to the club!
When you sparyed them what color paint did you use?

I bought the chromed ones for the front and they look damn nice, but for the rears I used Chrome bumper paint and misted amber bulbs and works just as good as the bought ones. Thanks Mos for that.
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Not sure what the name of the color was, but it was a grey-silver color, not chrome. The bulbs are pretty well covered, so VERY LITTLE amber shows when unlit, yet they still glow quite nicely!

Once I get the center cleared and my summer wheels back on, I'll take some pictures. I HOPE that'll all be this weekend.
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Way to go
and welcome to the 2k+ Clear Corner Club
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Man another one! Waxed my car 3 weeks ago and it looks
Great but when I finished I looked at the tailights trying to
think how clearing the tails would look. I know I love the
headlights cleared. I guess I don't want to mess it up. Maybe
I will get a chance later this spring to take the time out needed
to do it.
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Man another one! Waxed my car 3 weeks ago and it looks
Great but when I finished I looked at the tailights trying to
think how clearing the tails would look. I know I love the
headlights cleared. I guess I don't want to mess it up. Maybe
I will get a chance later this spring to take the time out needed
to do it.
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JUST DO IT!!!!!
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