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XPunkJoeX Dec 28, 6:41am - #359874 

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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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XPunkJoeX Dec 28, 6:42am - #359875 

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XPunkJoeX Dec 28, 6:44am - #359876 

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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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XPunkJoeX Dec 28, 6:47am - #359877 

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it looks h0tt, get a close up

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XPunkJoeX Dec 28, 6:51am - #359879 

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XPunkJoeX Dec 28, 6:53am - #359882 

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XPunkJoeX Dec 28, 6:54am - #359883 

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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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GT2111 Dec 28, 7:00am - #359884 
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Nice! thumbsup
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Virgilson Dec 28, 7:09am - #359885 

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haha good shit joey..i might be able to check it out tomorrow! thumbsup
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Joey Dec 28, 7:10am - #359886 

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yeah nice, doesn't it look 10x better painted?
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XPunkJoeX Dec 28, 7:21am - #359887 

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Originally Posted by Joey
yeah nice, doesn't it look 10x better painted?


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ToiletPaper Dec 28, 7:46am - #359888 
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nice!
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CelicaRacer05 Dec 28, 9:06am - #359889 

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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...
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righteous_one Dec 28, 9:23am - #359890 
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looks a lot better. what did you use for paint?
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B Side Dec 28, 9:34am - #359891 

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I just painted mine black too just the other day...looks really clean! Good job on the car. thumbsup
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Veilside Dec 28, 11:38am - #359892 
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really nice thumbsup

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XPunkJoeX Dec 28, 4:08pm - #359893 

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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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the black looks sweet.
i still dunno if i want to do mine though

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looks really good!
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JAYD Dec 28, 10:00pm - #359896 

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Looks good.. thumbsup
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VSCelica24 Dec 29, 1:14am - #359897 

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I like it thumbsup Maybe Ill do it to mine now

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hombredelassrtas Dec 29, 5:32pm - #359898 

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looks awsome. nice and slick smile

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XPunkJoeX Dec 29, 5:41pm - #359899 

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Thanks for the support guys! thumbsup

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sbocaj55 Dec 29, 5:50pm - #359900 

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looks good...i just did mine too but i did mine graphite. It definitely makes a HUGE difference!
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Vlad Dec 30, 5:11am - #359901 
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wow amazing i so wana do that
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CelicaGTizzle Dec 30, 5:12am - #359902 

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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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hector Dec 30, 7:10am - #359903 

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that looks tight joey!! i didnt even know you could take the headlights apart like that!!ITS PIMP!! thumbsup
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tooekneee Jan 2, 8:12am - #359904 

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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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XPunkJoeX Jan 2, 6:15pm - #359905 

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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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04silvergts Jan 2, 6:15pm - #359906 
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looks good thumbsup
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ravertony Jan 3, 1:00am - #359907 
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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!
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Pissprinkler Jan 6, 2:44am - #359909 

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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?
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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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JoyrideGTS Jan 7, 1:24am - #359911 

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looks nice...what did you use to clean your headlights?
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SLOWICA Jan 7, 2:27am - #359912 
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Originally Posted by JoyrideGTS
looks nice...what did you use to clean your headlights?
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Designer_GTS Jan 8, 5:42am - #359913 
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Looks cool and different. Good job!
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t12ansf0rmer Jan 11, 10:25am - #359914 

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

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XPunkJoeX Jan 14, 4:02am - #359915 

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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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