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Dec 27, 11:41pm - #359874 
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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Dec 27, 11:42pm - #359875 
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Dec 27, 11:44pm - #359876 
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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Dec 27, 11:47pm - #359877 
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Dec 27, 11:49pm - #359878 
it looks h0tt, get a close up


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Dec 27, 11:51pm - #359879 
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Dec 27, 11:52pm - #359880 
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Dec 27, 11:52pm - #359881 
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Dec 27, 11:53pm - #359882 
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Dec 27, 11:54pm - #359883 
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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Dec 28, 12:00am - #359884 
Nice! thumbsup

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Dec 28, 12:09am - #359885 
haha good shit joey..i might be able to check it out tomorrow! thumbsup

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Dec 28, 12:10am - #359886 
yeah nice, doesn't it look 10x better painted?

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Dec 28, 12:21am - #359887 
Originally Posted by Joey
yeah nice, doesn't it look 10x better painted?


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Dec 28, 12:46am - #359888 
nice!

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Dec 28, 2:06am - #359889 
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...

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Dec 28, 2:23am - #359890 
looks a lot better. what did you use for paint?

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Dec 28, 2:34am - #359891 
I just painted mine black too just the other day...looks really clean! Good job on the car. thumbsup

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Dec 28, 4:38am - #359892 
really nice thumbsup


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Dec 28, 9:08am - #359893 
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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Dec 28, 12:48pm - #359894 
the black looks sweet.
i still dunno if i want to do mine though


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Dec 28, 12:54pm - #359895 
looks really good!

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Dec 28, 3:00pm - #359896 
Looks good.. thumbsup

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Dec 28, 6:14pm - #359897 
I like it thumbsup Maybe Ill do it to mine now


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Dec 29, 10:32am - #359898 
looks awsome. nice and slick smile

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Dec 29, 10:41am - #359899 
Thanks for the support guys! thumbsup


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Dec 29, 10:50am - #359900 
looks good...i just did mine too but i did mine graphite. It definitely makes a HUGE difference!

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Dec 29, 10:11pm - #359901 
wow amazing i so wana do that

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Dec 29, 10:12pm - #359902 
I want to do that really bad! How long did it take you and how do you reseal the headlights?


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Dec 30, 12:10am - #359903 
that looks tight joey!! i didnt even know you could take the headlights apart like that!!ITS PIMP!! thumbsup

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Jan 2, 1:12am - #359904 
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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Jan 2, 11:15am - #359905 
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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Jan 2, 11:15am - #359906 
looks good thumbsup

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Jan 2, 6:00pm - #359907 
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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Jan 3, 12:41am - #359908 
its not hard at all, just go for it!

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Jan 5, 7:44pm - #359909 
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?

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Jan 5, 7:48pm - #359910 
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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Jan 6, 6:24pm - #359911 
looks nice...what did you use to clean your headlights?

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Jan 6, 7:27pm - #359912 
Originally Posted by JoyrideGTS
looks nice...what did you use to clean your headlights?

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Jan 7, 10:42pm - #359913 
Looks cool and different. Good job!

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Jan 11, 3:25am - #359914 
hey what did you use to seal it better with? mine is condensing..fukin sucks


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Jan 13, 9:02pm - #359915 
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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