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Thread: Painted 08 Headlights
10-18-2008, 09:56 AM #1
Painted 08 Headlights
Has anyone cracked open their lights to paint the insides yet? I did this with the sport compact I had a few years ago and it worked great. Havent torn into the silverados yet though... I want to paint the non-reflective pieces black to match the theme of the truck...
Here is my Matrix I color matched back in the day: [media]http://neverenoughauto.com/images/common_images/Matrix1.jpg[/media]
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10-18-2008, 10:43 AM #2
i want to .. i wanna take out the reflector or possably paint it white..
i dont have the balls to do it ...
if anyone wants to trade there cleared or painted white nnbs headlight for my stockers + cash pm me08 5.3 silverado...toyo m.t 33 12.50 18 rockstars...leveled with 2" blocks...cherrybomb catback...6k hids
10-20-2008, 03:57 PM #3
Maybe I'll do a How-To when I finally do it. Bought the paint this weekend.
10-20-2008, 05:47 PM #4
how are you going ot do it.. heat and pry? or cut it?
please take alot of pics?
wanna do mine ill $ you
10-20-2008, 10:00 PM #5
I'll do yours after I do mine (and learn from doing mine...). Yes, heat in the oven, and pry them open. Scary as crap though... I remember waiting the 20minutes when I did my Matrix ones. Chewed through my nails...
10-20-2008, 10:21 PM #6Ryan
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10-20-2008, 11:09 PM #7
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No offense, but if you paint the reflector or remove it, it will SERIOUSLY degrade the performance of the light. It probably isn't legal in most places and could actually be unsafe.
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10-21-2008, 09:40 AM #8
no just the orange reflectors..
ill probally just tank mines out..
now let me ask you... if you **** mine up what would happen?
maybe if you clear yours send them to me and ill send you mines along with a check for your trubble..
10-21-2008, 03:40 PM #9
I've seen soo many chivics and other such ricer mobiles driving around with headlights with all kinds of condensation inside of them. me->Dan
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10-24-2008, 09:35 PM #10
Drivers side is in the oven as I type. Man I hate this part....lol.
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