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Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black #359874 Dec 27, 11:41pm Dec 27, 11:41pm
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Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black
Well I finally got some time to take my headlights apart and cleaned them. I was tired of that yellow look and water marks all over, so I stucked them in the oven and cleaned them. It was to tempting not to leave them stock so I went ahead and painted them. Let me know what you guys think

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Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: XPunkJoeX] #359875 Dec 27, 11:42pm Dec 27, 11:42pm
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Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: XPunkJoeX] #359876 Dec 27, 11:44pm Dec 27, 11:44pm
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Here is a pic with the one the left dirty and the one on the right clean. For those who saw my car at the meets would be able to notice the difference to bad the camera doesnt really show it.

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Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: XPunkJoeX] #359877 Dec 27, 11:47pm Dec 27, 11:47pm
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Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: XPunkJoeX] #359878 Dec 27, 11:49pm Dec 27, 11:49pm
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it looks h0tt, get a close up


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Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: XPunkJoeX] #359879 Dec 27, 11:51pm Dec 27, 11:51pm
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Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: XPunkJoeX] #359880 Dec 27, 11:52pm Dec 27, 11:52pm
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Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: XPunkJoeX] #359881 Dec 27, 11:52pm Dec 27, 11:52pm
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Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: XPunkJoeX] #359882 Dec 27, 11:53pm Dec 27, 11:53pm
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Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: XPunkJoeX] #359883 Dec 27, 11:54pm Dec 27, 11:54pm
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Well there you go!!! My car needs to be washed but since there is rain in Cali for the next week thumbsdown


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Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: XPunkJoeX] #359884 Dec 28, 12:00am Dec 28, 12:00am
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Nice! thumbsup

Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: GT2111] #359885 Dec 28, 12:09am Dec 28, 12:09am
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haha good shit joey..i might be able to check it out tomorrow! thumbsup

Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: GT2111] #359886 Dec 28, 12:10am Dec 28, 12:10am
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yeah nice, doesn't it look 10x better painted?

Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: Joey] #359887 Dec 28, 12:21am Dec 28, 12:21am
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Originally Posted by Joey
yeah nice, doesn't it look 10x better painted?


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Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: XPunkJoeX] #359888 Dec 28, 12:46am Dec 28, 12:46am
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nice!

Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: ToiletPaper] #359889 Dec 28, 2:06am Dec 28, 2:06am
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looks nice, though i wonder if it would look good in any other color... like silver or matched to the paint of the car, i just dont know if any other color except for maybe black on black would look as good as black on any color...

Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: CelicaRacer05] #359890 Dec 28, 2:23am Dec 28, 2:23am
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looks a lot better. what did you use for paint?

Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: righteous_one] #359891 Dec 28, 2:34am Dec 28, 2:34am
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I just painted mine black too just the other day...looks really clean! Good job on the car. thumbsup

Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: B Side] #359892 Dec 28, 4:38am Dec 28, 4:38am
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really nice thumbsup


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Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: Veilside] #359893 Dec 28, 9:08am Dec 28, 9:08am
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Yeah I got the paint from autozone, I thought of using silver to match the car but I have enought silver as it is. Will see what it looks like when I get a carbon fiber Hood thumbsup


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Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: XPunkJoeX] #359894 Dec 28, 12:48pm Dec 28, 12:48pm
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the black looks sweet.
i still dunno if i want to do mine though


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Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: VSGTS14] #359895 Dec 28, 12:54pm Dec 28, 12:54pm
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looks really good!

Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: cycocelica] #359896 Dec 28, 3:00pm Dec 28, 3:00pm
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Looks good.. thumbsup

Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: JAYD] #359897 Dec 28, 6:14pm Dec 28, 6:14pm
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I like it thumbsup Maybe Ill do it to mine now


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Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: VSCelica24] #359898 Dec 29, 10:32am Dec 29, 10:32am
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looks awsome. nice and slick smile

Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: hombredelassrtas] #359899 Dec 29, 10:41am Dec 29, 10:41am
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Thanks for the support guys! thumbsup


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Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: XPunkJoeX] #359900 Dec 29, 10:50am Dec 29, 10:50am
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looks good...i just did mine too but i did mine graphite. It definitely makes a HUGE difference!

Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: sbocaj55] #359901 Dec 29, 10:11pm Dec 29, 10:11pm
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wow amazing i so wana do that

Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: Vlad] #359902 Dec 29, 10:12pm Dec 29, 10:12pm
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I want to do that really bad! How long did it take you and how do you reseal the headlights?


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Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: CelicaGTizzle] #359903 Dec 30, 12:10am Dec 30, 12:10am
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that looks tight joey!! i didnt even know you could take the headlights apart like that!!ITS PIMP!! thumbsup

Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: hector] #359904 Jan 2, 1:12am Jan 2, 1:12am
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Hopefully you resealed your headlights well enough. Did you paint on top of that clear thing? If you paint it on the bottom, it keeps the contour of it and looks way better. I cant tell what you did with yours though...

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It took about 4 hours to do and I just used plastic silicon to reseale it. I used to coats of it and so far with the rain I have not had any problems. I did paint on the bottom of the plastic inside the headlight. I was looking a for a more deep black look so I applied to coats of paints!


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Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: tooekneee] #359906 Jan 2, 11:15am Jan 2, 11:15am
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looks good thumbsup

Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: 04silvergts] #359907 Jan 2, 6:00pm Jan 2, 6:00pm
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damn that looks f-ing nice, do my heads too grin i'm not to secure on touching mine frown but i wanna do it

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its not hard at all, just go for it!

Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: tooekneee] #359909 Jan 5, 7:44pm Jan 5, 7:44pm
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that looks badass! i wanna do mine too but im not exactly sure where im suppose to paint. It doesnt look like he painted all of the reflective insides but only parts of it. Anyone have like a diagram that shows where to paint?

Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: Pissprinkler] #359910 Jan 5, 7:48pm Jan 5, 7:48pm
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why havent i posted my comment yet?

damn Joe that's seksi. grin thumbsup you did a great job on them thumbsup

that is soo hottt thumbsup


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Re: Cleaned My Headlights and Painted Them Black [Re: Zero] #359911 Jan 6, 6:24pm Jan 6, 6:24pm
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looks nice...what did you use to clean your headlights?

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Originally Posted by JoyrideGTS
looks nice...what did you use to clean your headlights?

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Looks cool and different. Good job!

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hey what did you use to seal it better with? mine is condensing..fukin sucks


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Originally Posted by JoyrideGTS
looks nice...what did you use to clean your headlights?


I used meguiars wax to clean them but any other kind of wax will do the job. Just check what the applications are for.


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