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Old 03-26-2009, 03:17 AM   #1
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im a new member here.. this is my 1st post i beleive..
i just sold my beautiful modded grand prix GTP http://i338.photobucket.com/albums/n...P/P1030070.jpg i miss it already :( BUT i bought a 2005 bonnie GXP

long story short.. i wanna clear my headlights.. thats the only part i cant stand.. i used the search feature but i swear i couldnt find it lool

anyone have any ideas how to do it? do i have to break them? i did my tail lights on my GTP before.. but just wondering if theres an easier way or even some help on how and where to start

any input is really appreciated
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pull out all the bulbs and wiring harnesses then heat your oven to about 200-250 drgrees, there are 7 IIRC clips that you need to pop off (careful they will fly accross the room) throw them in for about 10-15 minutes and then its easier if you have 2 people to start the lense at the high beam side and work over to the corner light and the orange piece is attached to the black mask part, then if the tar cooled down throw both pieces in the oven for a few minutes to warm it up then press everything back together and put the little clips on
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Hi SAMZGXP - Welcome to the Bonneville forum!

Please add your year and trim of your vehicle to your signature line. That way when you start asking questions in other areas of the forum, we all have a better idea on how to assist you. Click on "Quick Links" above, go down to "User Control Panel" and then click on "Edit your Signature" It'* pretty straight forward from there.
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Good luck. The butyl rubber adhesive used in 04 and 05 is a little tougher than previous. It can be done, but we've had several reported cracked do it so I feel its worth mentioning. As well, with few GXP'* are in the wrecking yards and those headlights are 5 C-notes a piece to replace I would be very careful.
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what is the difference between a gxp headlight and the other bonnevilles from 00-05
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the caps over the bulbs are back making them look darker on the inside, other than that i'm not sure

that will be one of the things Pat is doing for me as well as projectors, I can't wait to get those back
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thanks for the reply people..

yeah i know they are expensive to replace..
thats why im asking here to see if there are any "How to Do" threads about them..

and any idea if 00-05 none GXP headlights would fit the GXP?
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Sorry to derail briefly, but can you share make and style of the exhaust tips on your old Grand Prix?
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Sorry to derail briefly, but can you share make and style of the exhaust tips on your old Grand Prix?
they werent just tips.. they were full exhaust.. magnaflow part number 14816

MagnaFlow Performance Exhaust
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thanks for the reply people..

yeah i know they are expensive to replace..
thats why im asking here to see if there are any "How to Do" threads about them..

and any idea if 00-05 none GXP headlights would fit the GXP?
Not sure of the year spread, but ya same/same
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