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    Default Painting the inside of lights

    I tried baking it....and failed the adhesive is so tough. I don't know how other people pulled it off. I gave up and resealed them. Blah
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    i did it on a 07 all i did was i heat up the seals pry it up re glue it and sillicone sealed it and took the orage reflectors out when it was opened


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    I was never brave enough to use the oven for my headlights and marker lights, I got mine apart using an 1800 watt hair dryer and it actually worked!
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    Thanks for the info......
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    I was never brave enough to use the oven for my headlights and marker lights, I got mine apart using an 1800 watt hair dryer and it actually worked!
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    Maybe they used super strength with the 2008.
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    I contacted a guy who painted his headlight housing on his 09 silverado and he said that the baking just wouldnt work so he had to use a dremel and cut them.

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    That would be effective, I should go that route. Im heading to Lowes!
    Anthony Pena
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    let me know how it goes ive been wanting to do this to my truck but havent built up the guts to dremel my headlights

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