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Old 01-27-2006, 10:43 PM   #1
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ok, am i a total dumbass, or do you actually have to remove the stock airbox and the battery to replace your headlights? I just bought a pair of silverstars, and i'm doing a CAI in two days (once the air tube shows up) and I'm not sure whether to wait until then to switch the headlight, or if it can be done quickly

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THAT is funny....One of the best chuckles I have had all day. I am not sure (other 92-95 members will tell you soon), but I think you just need to Undo the 2 black "thumb" screws on the top of each headlight and slide the HL out.
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Undo the two black thumbscrews and the whole headlight assembly comes out. Usually they're frozen and you need to use a pair of vice grips to get them loose. Put a bit of anti seize grease on them before you reinsert.
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Stuff,
Do you have an owner'* manual? If not, try to get one from a local junkyard/used parts place. They are very helpful for all the standard maintenance issues. If you can't find one, buy a Chilton'* for $15-$20. You won't regret the investment!
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ok, ok, i deserve all..
upon reading the effing owner'* manual, i discovered said "black thumbscrews" and installed my silverstars... i'm really losing my touch... thanks anyway guys..

edit: and to my own consolation, it did require a vise grips to make those thumbscrews turn. must have been YEARS since the last headlight replacement.
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