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Old 12-21-2011, 11:29 PM
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Headlight conversion

Would the shiny part inside the headlight from an 08+ with projectors fit inside the housing of an 05-07 headlight? So you would only have the bumps on the inside, if that makes sense?

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Re: Headlight conversion

they wont fit perfectly, they have a different shape
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Old 12-22-2011, 01:37 AM
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Re: Headlight conversion

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Old 12-23-2011, 02:07 PM
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Re: Headlight conversion

Back when I almost got an '07 I was planning on trying to put the lenses from '05-'07 headlights onto the '08-'10 housings. The footprint of the lens looks identical so I thought it might work.
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The housings are ALL the same. The lens and chrome piece are unique for 5-7 and 8-10
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Old 12-24-2011, 02:19 AM
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Re: Headlight conversion

Exactly, so 05-07 wouldn't fit 08-10... Vise versa.
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Would the shiny part inside the headlight from an 08+ with projectors fit inside the housing of an 05-07 headlight? So you would only have the bumps on the inside, if that makes sense?

And ideas, pics, or comments please!
I would think if you plan on painting them, you could alter them if needed and it would work.
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Re: Headlight conversion

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I'm wondering if you could throw an '05-'07 lens on an '08+ HID headlight and paint the inside of the lens under the chrome bezel to make up the gap???
It should make for a nice clean install if the '05-'07 lens fits
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Re: Headlight conversion

Well there wouldn't be a gap if you put the 05-07's in a 08+
But you would have to cut them to fit due to the 08+'s humps on the bumper.

I wanted to get the '08+ projectors in my '05 housings
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Re: Headlight conversion

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Well there wouldn't be a gap if you put the 05-07's in a 08+
But you would have to cut them to fit due to the 08+'s humps on the bumper.
-Why would anyone want to put '05-'07 headlights on an '08+?

I wanted to get the '08+ projectors in my '05 housings
-Which is what I was talking about and would like to do
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>>>>I'm wondering if you could throw an '05-'07 lens on an '08+<<< HID headlight and paint the inside of the lens under the chrome bezel to make up the gap???
It should make for a nice clean install if the '05-'07 lens fits
You just said the opposite
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Re: Headlight conversion

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You just said the opposite
I'm wondering if you could throw an '05-'07 lens (the clear part)on an '08+ HID headlight and paint the inside of the lens under the chrome bezel to make up the gap???(paint the inside of the '05-'07 lens to the bottom of the '08+ chrome bezel)
It should make for a nice clean install if the '05-'07 lens fits (as installing the clear lens off an '05-'07 headlight onto an '08+ HID headlight and it all going on an '05-'07 WK)
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