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Old 04-29-2006, 09:08 PM   #1
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I just cleared the headlight side markers and put on the GXP brake light overlay. The headlights look much better now and match the taillights. I took pics, but my comp doesnt want to load them. I will try again later to post them. If not, i will do it first thing monday morning when i get to work.
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So how hard or easy was it to open them up Ski Bum?? no cracks???.....what did ya glue em back together with????

I keep sitting on the fence. But these new 1156 base/ Superbright LED"* are making me want to do it again. Yes No Yes No No Yes . And yes we need pics!!! Please?
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I just cleared the headlight side markers and put on the GXP brake light overlay. The headlights look much better now and match the taillights. I took pics, but my comp doesnt want to load them. I will try again later to post them. If not, i will do it first thing monday morning when i get to work.
I have been putting that off cause I am one of the few that actually likes the amber lights. Clearing the front is a bit to ricey for my tastes right now. Who knows I might change my mind but I am happy with what I got for now.
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They were really easy to do. Took me just a min to take the lights out of the car. Then i took the clips off the headlight, 7 i think. Then used a screwdriver and pryed them apart slowly. The first one took me about 45 min to get apart, take the amber out, clean, and put back together. The second took about 20 min. I was very slow when i was prying them apart, but luckly i didnt break anything. As far as using glue/silicone to seal them, i didn't. The factory stuff was still pretty gooey and i just pushed the 2 pieces back together and i its sealed good (i did a leak test already.) I think against the greystone, it needed to be done, since the rear lights are clear. I will try to get my old comp up tonight and post some pics.
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I did mine also and it didnt look ricey at all on a GXP .Actually it makes the headlights look like they have smoked headlight covers on them since our headlights have alot of black behind the lenses and matched my tinted windows also.I dont know if the other Bonneville models have all the black behind the lenses or not and if not may look more like a cleared headlight.I did use a sealer that stays semi hard just to make sure thats called Amazing Goop for plumbing that I got at ACE Hardware store in the plumbing section that worked really good and its clear.I dont have a camera so I cant post photos for you.Sorry
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ive got a 2004 SE with cleared corners. ive got the black behind the light too.
didnt bother sealing them when i put them back together either, the silicone that was on it already still sealed.
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Ok, i have the pictures of the headlights and 3rd brake light. I have been trying to get on here since monday and finally got on today.

Here is the rear with the brakes on.
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Close-up of the overlay with the brake on
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The cleared headlight
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Here is a front comparison of the cleared drivers side and stock passenger side
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Here are 2 more cleared pics
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Love the CC'* and tails.
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looks good man. nice to see the front end match the back.
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Looks great, cleared corners don't look rice at all IMO.
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