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My headlights retrofit build (round 2)

Discussion in 'Ford Raptor Lighting Modifications Forum [GEN 1]' started by M3toSVT, Feb 16, 2016.

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  1. M3toSVT

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    I took off the adhesive strip attached to the light and applied a clear epoxy to the back and then applied a generous amount in a couple spots over the whole light for added support.
     
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    How well do those aftermarket lights come apart in the oven?

    Did some factory lights this weekend, those were a total pain in the ass to get them to separate :crazy:
     
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    The aftermarket ones can easily be done with a good heat gun.
     
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    Factory headlights are an absolute nightmare to open. Id order stock aftermarket replacements for 100 bucks off eBay before i ever tried to open factory ones again
     
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    I've opened OEM headlights from my previous vehicle and agree it was a pain. I've got the same headlights op has and already opened them up but to paint them black since they were originally chrome. Going to hold off on opening them up again.
     
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    Unfortunately I don't get to write up a detailed post like this a lot so if you're interested in my builds, please feel free to follow me on Instagram.

    @LSBE46M3
     
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    Agreed, some very good work and pics on op's instagram
     
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    Those are sick. If I had the money. Oh baby
     
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    Just wanted to provide an update on the build.
    They have taken a beating over the years and have very little issues with them. (Replaced a ballast)
    The lenses have started to degrade and delaminate. Will post a picture later.
    I have since swapped the internals to a new set of headlights for a customer and he is very happy with them.
    I am currently working on a new set with some custom paint this time.
    Maybe Ill write another post showcasing them......
     
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    Moved this thread over to my website due to Photobuckets bandwidth restrictions. You can now find it HERE.
     

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