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A buddy and I are planning on clearing out my headlights by painting the amber reflector in my headlights white, because Euro Bi-X's are too expensive and I can't find them with just the assemblies. So my question is this, is there anyway that I can gain access to the reflector if I heat up the glue. If i do this, will the entire headlight plastic come off, thus letting me easily paint this part... Im talking about the amber reflector in this headlight... anyone please help!! Again, my question is can I heat up the glue to remove the entire clear plastic casing in the front so that I can gain access to the reflector??

 

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i wouldnt do this, but my friend and i did the same thing to his honda. but we Baked his headlight in my oven.
 

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Yikes. You need balls like lemons for that. Used E-code bi-xenons can be had for around Euro400 a set on eBay.de (and there are lots of them for sale), some Germans now use Paypal as well and most will send to North America. Personally I would try that route instead - you may even be able to cover most of the cost by selling your DOT lights.
 

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redeye - 2/25/2005 12:03 AM

Yikes. You need balls like lemons for that. Used E-code bi-xenons can be had for around Euro400 a set on eBay.de (and there are lots of them for sale), some Germans now use Paypal as well and most will send to North America. Personally I would try that route instead - you may even be able to cover most of the cost by selling your DOT lights.
Ditto ...

When I got my lights, I tried to open them up to do the same thing and the tabs were just about to break right when I decided to just live with it.

So the bottom line is, I dont suggest it.
 

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Vik - 2/24/2005 4:46 PM

A buddy and I are planning on clearing out my headlights by painting the amber reflector in my headlights white, because Euro Bi-X's are too expensive and I can't find them with just the assemblies. So my question is this, is there anyway that I can gain access to the reflector if I heat up the glue. If i do this, will the entire headlight plastic come off, thus letting me easily paint this part... Im talking about the amber reflector in this headlight... anyone please help!! Again, my question is can I heat up the glue to remove the entire clear plastic casing in the front so that I can gain access to the reflector??

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DON'T DO IT. You will end up regretting it NON STOP. You will end up ruining $1,000 pair of headlights.
 
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