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Re: How to open up OEM HID headlight housings to paint the bezels

Sorry if this is a stupid question. But what did the OP use the dremel tool and the grinding stone to remove? The reflector part for painting? Couldn't u just sand that?
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Re: How to open up OEM HID headlight housings to paint the bezels

He used it to remove the old glue. I just used a heat gun.
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Re: How to open up OEM HID headlight housings to paint the bezels

The OEM 08+ lights generally are sealed with a sealant that isn't effected by heat and is hard has a rock (hot enough it may soften....I never tried beyond 315* or so). Very different from the aftermarket lights.
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Re: How to open up OEM HID headlight housings to paint the bezels

I used aftermarket lights. Much easier.
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Re: How to open up OEM HID headlight housings to paint the bezels

anyone tried the 08 aftermarket hid lamps on ebay?
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Re: How to open up OEM HID headlight housings to paint the bezels

I saw a thread a guy started about them. He said they are good.
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Re: How to open up OEM HID headlight housings to paint the bezels

yes...I heard the same. I also heard the stock ballasts and d1s bulbs can be added to the aftermarket unit. Is this true?
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Re: How to open up OEM HID headlight housings to paint the bezels

Theoretically, yes.

Literally, I'm not sure.

You should be able to just hook a ballast, OEM or aftermarket, and fire them up.
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Re: How to open up OEM HID headlight housings to paint the bezels

I wouldn't think that they come with a ballast though. I'm sure the guy used aftermarket ballast.
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Re: How to open up OEM HID headlight housings to paint the bezels

In the add doesn't it state that they work with halogen bulbs?

A 9006 and a D1S are very different physically.
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Re: How to open up OEM HID headlight housings to paint the bezels

Im pretty sure someone here bought a set and added the oem ballasts and bulbs....maybe not?
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Re: How to open up OEM HID headlight housings to paint the bezels

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Im pretty sure someone here bought a set and added the oem ballasts and bulbs....maybe not?
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aftermarket OEM spec'd HIDs for wk
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