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    Default Clearing stock NBS headlights?

    Does anyone know if it is possible to remove just the orange lens on the inside of the parking/signal light housing on the 99-02 silverados. It looks like a separate piece that is removable, but im not quite sure. thanks.

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    I was wondering the same thing about my 05. Seems like it would be a fun project and a lot cheaper than ordering new housings. Has anyone tried?
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    im prettysure ive read about it being done on the 03 - 07 classics. its more of a reflector. on mine its an orange lens either fused into, or mounted on the inside of the outer clear lens.

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    Just went out to my truck to take a closer look and it does appear to be a seperate reflector but i couldn't see any screws or tell whats holding it in place. Maybe just some strong adhesives? If it is somewhat simple to do i would definetly do it instead of buying clear corner housing off of ebay. And i snapped a couple pics on my phone of the reflectors.



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    you actually have to heat up the lens a **** load or "bake them" at a certain temperature in the oven (read this on many forums) and the lenses actually pull apart and you can remove the reflector, only problem is if you dont seal them up well water will leak into the lense. I remember reading an entire write up on the cobalt ss forum like a year and a half ago but if you do research you will see what i am talking about, i am just too afraid to do it and besides i live in california which has the dumbest vehicle code of all states.....
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    Im not afraid to open them up - i am sure i can do it safely. one has a moisture problem and needs to be resealed anyway, so thats not an issue either. i just dont want to open them if it wont work. mine appear to be the same way as the 2005 - no physical mounts to housing, only mounted to lens. knowing this, i still think i read somewhere about removing the orange in the 2003-2006 trucks, which means mine would also be removeable in theory.

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