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Old 09-15-2006, 10:02 PM   #1
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Stock clear corners can be cleared right, its just a matter of opening the lense up and removing the amber, or would i need to cut it out with a dremel or something...

i think thats what i'll do over the weekend
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Yep, i did my first set that way.

You can just heat up the adhesive and peal them apart too, just take your time!!!!! i cannot stress that enough.

Good luck!
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cool, i just didn't want to have to cut anything...i would if i had to but i'd rather not

thanks though
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your gonna have to cut....i was never able to heat mine up and get them apart....that is why is still have the ambers
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we'll i'll expierement...worse comes to worse i'll be looking for a new set for about $13
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so far
i have tried the hot water, for 10minutes...it seemed to help a little but i still cracked it...i dont see the cracks but i heard it so i quit

next up the microwave...
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just kidding

im trying the oven

any sugestions for how long and what temp...
i think it was bandit that put his tail lights in for 20minutes @ 200*

so im gona try 5 minutes @ 100* and see where that gets me

EDIT:: turns out lowest setting is 175* so thats where im starting...
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5 minutes didn't do jack

10 @ 200*

EDIT:: lets try another 10 minutes
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mmk...20 minutes @ 200* is whats gona work, i didn't wana try that first cuz i figured the tails were bigger to they absorb more heat but w/e

i have the bottom of the lense broke loose, but im having trouble on the coners of the lense and the side and top, im putting it in for another 10 minute cuz it cooled down

EDIT:: SCORE!!!! im 2/3 of the way there, its goin back in for another 10 minutes and i'll have it open completly, i've got it all open except the side closets to the headlight, the way this is going im gona do the drivers side tommorrow, and i'll make a write up /w some pictures for tech info
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mmk

i did it

but im not sure i like it, cuz you see the bulb in plain sight...

i'll see what dad'* opinion is before i seal it back up and head out for me amber bulbs...

then after i set it on the car to see what it looks like, i trun the lights on and you know, just checking it out, then im done and i'm bringing it back into the garage and it feels weird and i look at it and im like #@&%!





its warped

either it was there before (which i know it wasn't) or it was the heat from the oven...i was able to grasp it with my bare hand still so i dont think it got that hot but apparently it was enough, i know it doens't take much but #@&%....and i didn't even notice it when i was pulling it appart

it doesn't line up anymore
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