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Old 08-04-2007, 01:05 PM   #1
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im lookin to clear my corners on my headlights but the only propblem im having is the most basic one...which screws are the ones that i have to remove so i can take the fixture out. i posted a pic so ill understand better. wasnt sure if it'* the ones towards the middle or outside thanks alot and i apologize for being an idiot
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im lookin to clear my corners on my headlights but the only propblem im having is the most basic one...which screws are the ones that i have to remove so i can take the fixture out. i posted a pic so ill understand better. wasnt sure if it'* the ones towards the middle or outside thanks alot and i apologize for being an idiot
(i couldnt find it in any of the tutorials or the car manual)
It is the ones on the outside edges of your pic.
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don't disconnect the head light wires until you remove the housing. They saved me from flying across the garage when the stupid ball joint connection on the fender well side of the housing finally let go.
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i unscrewed those two screws but the sides of the fixtures wont budge, am i supposed to pull hard or am i missing something. like the front slides out somewhat but the right is still stuck in as if there is another screw or clip. thanks for the help

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its a ball joint. give it a good pull straight out.
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thanks alot guys, all the help came in handy. just finished up. looks solid. now all i think i might need is some brighter lights to replace the ones that were hiding behind the orange cover

maybe ill tackle the rear lights & reflector next weekend (im just lookin to get rid of the orange, the red can stay in my mind)
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hi im new to bonnevilles and i want to make a few mods to mine, like the cleared side headlights. i unscrewed all the bolts and im pulling hard but it just wont come out, can anyone help?
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