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carbon_blue_gt Nov 17, 4:24am - #60917 
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headlight scratched!

My passenger headlight lens has a 2 inch long scratch in the plastic. Is there anything I can do to fix it, or do I have to replace the lens?

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Satoshi Nov 17, 4:58am - #60918 
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Have you tried compound & wax?

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carbon_blue_gt Nov 17, 5:00am - #60919 
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yes, it's too deep to rub out with compound

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Evan Nov 17, 5:00am - #60920 

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Originally Posted by carbon_blue_gt
yes, it's too deep to rub out with compound


looks like you're stuck replacing it frown

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carbon_blue_gt Nov 17, 5:02am - #60921 
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ack, that's what i was afraid of. Do i have to replace the entire headlight housing, or is there somewhere that I can get just the lens?

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Elec-FuYu Nov 17, 5:03am - #60922 
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Originally Posted by carbon_blue_gt
ack, that's what i was afraid of. Do i have to replace the entire headlight housing, or is there somewhere that I can get just the lens?

go to junk yard to find some cheap...
if there is celica in the first place...

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Evan Nov 17, 5:04am - #60923 

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Originally Posted by Elec-FuYu
go to junk yard to find some cheap...
if there is celica in the first place...


good idea, that's the cheapest you'll probably find one. Buying it from the dealer is going to cost you an arm and a leg.

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carbon_blue_gt Nov 17, 5:08am - #60924 
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and so... the search begins...do you know if anyone has installed aftermarket headlights that would be willing to part with their's? Thanks for your help on this, by the way

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Elec-FuYu Nov 17, 5:11am - #60925 
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Originally Posted by carbon_blue_gt

and so... the search begins...do you know if anyone has installed aftermarket headlights that would be willing to part with their's? Thanks for your help on this, by the way

all i know is the TRD head lights...and those are freaking expansive...dont think many ppl has that as a mod..
if you where here like...3 or 4 months ago...i actually seen someone selling the heallight somewhere...but..
EDIT: selling the stock heallight

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DiabloGTS Nov 17, 5:13am - #60926 

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