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Nov 7, 6:01pm - #320137 
Head Light Condensation

I was wondering if anyone knew how to get rid of condensation in 2000 to 2004 headlights or where i can purchases new ones other than the dealer

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Nov 7, 6:15pm - #320138 
is it condensation on the inside or just the outsied starting to fog up?

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Nov 7, 6:25pm - #320139 
the inside i will post a picture it looks very bad

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Nov 7, 6:43pm - #320140 
Here is a picture

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Nov 7, 6:45pm - #320141 
COT DAYUM man, that suks. Im not really sure of anywhere to get them other than toyota. They dont have aftermarket headlights for celi's. at least not that i kno of

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Nov 7, 6:46pm - #320142 
thanks for your help bro give me a heads up if you find one anywhere thanks

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Nov 7, 8:02pm - #320143 
go out on a nice sunny day, take out the bulbs and all the rubber shit and let it sit in the sun all day. Or you can take it apart and clean it, it'd be much cleaner if you do it that way. If you put it in the sun remember to seal it w/ silicone sealant or something when completely dry


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Nov 7, 8:27pm - #320144 
did you open your headlight? coz if you did, you may want to reseal it again. oh and make sure there aren't any cracks on the housing make sure it's sealed tight.

I had few condesation once coz painted my housing but that was because I didn't put sealer back. Now that I did...there's no more condesation buildup in my headlight.

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Nov 7, 8:33pm - #320145 
Open it up, clean it, and reseal it.

There is a guide in the install section thumbsup


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Nov 7, 8:35pm - #320146 
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f0_1953313005_1_collapsed_5_365_1.html#1953313005

If you're going to open it up via the oven method, might as well take the time to paint them as well...

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Nov 7, 8:38pm - #320147 
all i do is turn on my car, then turn all my lights on with the hight beans and let it get hot. wait for an hour and it should be gone thumbsup

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Nov 7, 10:59pm - #320148 
thank you for all you help guys, if anyone finds aftermarket headlights let me know

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Nov 7, 11:07pm - #320149 
aftermarket headlamps are pretty much nonexistent..

unless you were/are willing to pay top dollar cause the ones that are out there cost a lot frown

here's an example.. happywink

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthrea...#Post1870259479

$650.00 JDM headlamps from KARacing
m-style headlights are like $4000

check the thread for more examples..


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Nov 8, 1:14pm - #320150 
you can always drill a small whole to let the incoming air escape stopping the condensation build up thumbsup


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Nov 8, 1:22pm - #320151 
damn...welcome to the club.

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