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Jun 18, 10:40am - #201143 
Repainted headlight.

Repainted from Blue to black. Pics kinda blurry because of the webcam<3 Pics Total please wait.

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Originally Posted by pesho01
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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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Jun 18, 10:42am - #201144 
pics 2

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Jun 18, 10:43am - #201145 
thumbsup wanna do mine??? hehe


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Jun 18, 10:43am - #201146 
Yeah that webcam is a little fuzzy, if the black is glossy then I say good job thumbsup


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Jun 18, 10:44am - #201147 
pics 3..final pic...i had to use webcam because i don't have a digital cam..so i can't take pics after install..which i already did install it 10mins ago.

1870059055-headlightpaintedblck 003.jpg

Originally Posted by pesho01
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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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Jun 18, 10:44am - #201148 
How easy is it to take apart your light? Also, how long did it take you?


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Jun 18, 10:46am - #201149 
yeah..i use testor glossy black..it turn out awesome..look nice on the car...

hey Xer0GT you wanna bring it to me, i'll do it for you bro.. grin..it's pretty easy..this is my second time doing it..so i got the basic down pretty good..heheh.


Originally Posted by pesho01
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Jun 18, 10:47am - #201150 
okay...lol...you remember our delema with sofaking...hahaha...well now you can prove him wrong...is it possible to pull the car close to a window and reach the camera as far as it will go... grin

i need to see pics cry

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Jun 18, 10:57am - #201151 
^^hell yeah bro..heheh..i'm just waiting for my sister to give me my laptop back..after that i'll hook the webcam up and go out and take some pics so you guy can see it...

-Chaz----it's pretty easy bro..what i did was i pre-heat the oven, i just press the Bake button, set the temp to 305degree..other use 300degree...after 2mins of 305degree i turn it off and put the light inside right away..wait 15mins (wait the entire 15mins) take them out, i use a flat head screw drive and start at the top and pry out from the edge..once i can get my hand inside the crack i just pull it straight out..that way i don't have a lot of the edges sticking out..took about 35-30mins to take apart both headlight..and took another hour to paint it..so generally u're looking at between 1.5hr to 2.5hrs top..afer i painted it i put the headlight back and pushes as tight as i can, now preheat the oven again like the begining and put ur light back in the oven for another 15mins..so the total i guess would be around 3-4hrs...oh yeah i waited overnight for the paint to totally dry out..but 3-4hrs is what you need if u're doing it in one day..


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Jun 18, 11:36am - #201152 
^^^Thanks man I think I'm gonna have to do that. thumbsup

I wonder what paint would match best with my silver celi...


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Jun 18, 11:42am - #201153 
i think if you can find metallic black it would look awesome..but you should look at other people's headlight first and compare bro..

if should deff. paint ur headlight..pm me if you got question..or post it here.

here's the install section i use:
http://celicagarage.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=1185


Originally Posted by pesho01
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Jun 18, 11:45am - #201154 
oh yeah remeber to remove all the bubls and screw around the headlight..study the install link and remember to remove what it tells you to remove that way it easier to open ur headlight..Good luck..man if you live in nebraska i would def..do it for u..hehe


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Jun 18, 12:22pm - #201155 
looks good - get some pics on the car...

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Jun 18, 1:17pm - #201156 
hmmm... metalic black would look cool. But only after I get my carbon fiber Hood. grin

too bad that's a long ways down the road for me cry

Maybe I'll get bat's overlays in silver until I can paint it black.


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Jun 18, 3:25pm - #201157 
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Jun 18, 5:13pm - #201158 
looks way better brandon, i can't wait to see what it looks like on your car so then i might do it to mine. nice work dude thumbsup thumbsup

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Jun 18, 6:10pm - #201159 
Nice thumbsup


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Jun 18, 7:25pm - #201160 
thanks everyone..i got my laptop back, so i'll take some pics 2morrow with the webcam..

hey Judd you should def. do ur..my car look so much better now..i removed the red fill-in sticker from the trunk..i'm thinking of smoking the taillight..

smoke taillight anyone? yay or nay??? i'm using tester black gloss paint..right now i have red-out look pretty good i must say..


Originally Posted by pesho01
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Jun 19, 10:31am - #201161 
ok..3 more pics..now it's installed..
the webcam is bad, there are too much light and i can't get rid of it..took them the best i can..

1870060496-carpic 005.jpg

Originally Posted by pesho01
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Jun 19, 10:33am - #201162 
2.

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Originally Posted by pesho01
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Jun 19, 10:34am - #201163 
3..last one.

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Originally Posted by pesho01
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Jun 19, 10:37am - #201164 
i'm gonna have to wait til night fall to take some more pics at futher distance..


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Jun 19, 10:43am - #201165 
those look awsome dude thumbsup


1000000x better than the old color thumbsup

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Jun 19, 10:49am - #201166 
yeah, i think so too..what do you think of smoke or tint taillight??? i'm thinking of doing it..i have one can of black gloss testor paint left..


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Jun 19, 12:22pm - #201167 
looks good from what I can make out in your pics...

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Jun 19, 3:22pm - #201168 
Very nice!! thumbsup


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Jun 19, 5:54pm - #201169 
well here's some more...i hate webcam..it look clear when i took them but when it load up it's all blurry..well here's some more..i just took it 5mins ago..it's 7:50pm central time right now..cloudy outside so it's not too bright..

1870060858-driverheadlight.jpg

Originally Posted by pesho01
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Jun 19, 5:55pm - #201170 
more

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Jun 19, 5:56pm - #201171 
and again.

1870060863-rearcar.jpg

Originally Posted by pesho01
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Jun 19, 5:58pm - #201172 
i just wash the car on Thursday, yesterday it rain like hell make my car dirty again.

1870060864-neon pop hood.jpg

Originally Posted by pesho01
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Jun 19, 6:00pm - #201173 
and then now for the neon..IT'S PURPLE NOT BLUE, cam turn it out to be blue..

1870060865-rearstrut2.jpg

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Jun 19, 6:02pm - #201174 
rear bar..notice it's homemade..freebie..

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Jun 19, 6:04pm - #201175 
last pics is the Megan Strut tower bar..

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Jun 19, 6:04pm - #201176 
Looks great. I like it a lot. I was thinking about painting mine also, but decided not to for 3 reasons in no particular order. 1. condensation in my headlights. 2. taking the headlights apart. 3. To me, on my silver car, the stock clear headlights can't be beat, till this day. Clean and simple = perfect. Do your tail lights to match your headlights also. Not only that, but the Sidemarkers and the third brake which everyone is forgetting.

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Jun 19, 6:33pm - #201177 
yeah..i'm planning to do my taillight and third brake light too..i dunno about the sidemarket..should i tint it black too??


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Jun 19, 6:40pm - #201178 
that looks awesome!!

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Jun 19, 6:47pm - #201179 
thanks


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Jun 19, 9:14pm - #201180 
umm for anyone planning on doing this I suggest using a heat gun to melt the epoxy if you want to be safe. that wasy you can really control the temp and prevent it from melting... thats my 2 cents


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Jun 20, 9:41am - #201181 
Looks 100x better then the blue you had, I'm suprised you could even drive down the street with that old color without hearing people screaming "RICER" every block. The black looks great though nice work.

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Jun 20, 1:57pm - #201182 
^^^suprisingly it didn't drew much of attention if any at all..hehehe..thanks..


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Jun 20, 10:14pm - #201183 
Wow dude that looks really good eek eek I think I will do that to mine. What kind of paint did you use?

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Jun 20, 10:20pm - #201184 
i use testors black gloss paint.. #3.29+tax for one can. I used 3 coats..look awesome..


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Jun 20, 10:27pm - #201185 
Yeah I think I will do it thumbsup
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Jun 20, 10:30pm - #201186 
do it..it's easy..just take ur time..cuz it's time consuming..Have fun and post pics afterward..


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Jul 1, 8:31pm - #201187 
Im doing mine right now. Just turned on the oven. Hope it goes well rolleyes

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Jul 2, 12:27pm - #201188 
so..i guess you got it done now right?? since today is july 2 already..get some pics will ya..let me see it. thumbsup


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Jul 2, 4:20pm - #201189 
Yeah it looks great thumbsup really cheap and looks nice. I dont have a cam or else I would post pics. I guess I really need to get one frown Thanks for the info, it helped a lot

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Jul 2, 4:38pm - #201190 
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Jul 2, 7:54pm - #201191 
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Jul 2, 9:27pm - #201192 
Originally Posted by GTSVST
Yeah it looks great thumbsup really cheap and looks nice. I dont have a cam or else I would post pics. I guess I really need to get one frown Thanks for the info, it helped a lot


no prob..u didn't run into any prob. along the way did you??

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