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Old 07-04-2011, 07:50 PM
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Re: Headlight help needed

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As for the rivets inside the wheel wells, I've been driving around without them since my retrofit because I'm going to take the bumper off again for more work. So if you don't have rivets, it's ok to drive around without them for a while.
I thought the same thing and I drove around without mine in. It ended up being a big mistake. The plastic went up against my tire and the tire burned the plastic up... I was doing 85mph though, so maybe at higher speeds, the air is able to push the plastic back farther to where it hits the tires. I'm not saying it can't be done, I'd just like to get that caution out there...
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Old 07-04-2011, 07:52 PM
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Re: Headlight help needed

Im on my 10th set of headlamps....never touched a bumper! I once pulled a set of HID headlamps while talking to Frankie on the phone! he can vouch for that!
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Re: Headlight help needed

I pulled my bumper because my headlights didn't line up the way I wanted them to. Without pulling the bumper, I couldn't physically adjust the positioning of the headlights to where they lined up with the body and to where they had an even distance from the hood. Even with the bumper pulled, it took 5-10 minutes per light for me to get them lined up the way I wanted. The difficulty came into play when I tightened the screws because that moved the headlights ever so slightly, so I had to plan ahead and position the headlights past the point that I wanted them at so when I tightened the screws, they fell into place.
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Old 07-04-2011, 08:38 PM
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Doesn't take long to pull the bumper. By not pulling the bumper, you guys must be bending it all to hell.
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Re: Headlight help needed

I dont know how you guys did it. I was unable to reach the screw on the drivers side headlight no matter what side i came at it from. The bumper took all of 5 minutes to pull just have to get new pins now
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Re: Headlight help needed

Yeah. I'd rather do it right and pull the bumper. Don't want to mess anything up by bending shit.
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Re: Headlight help needed

And it doesn't take long to pull it so why not.
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Re: Headlight help needed

LOOK at my JEEP! Does it look like I half-ass anything or anything is BENT! If you had searched and looked at some posst you would see you need the absolute smallest ratchet that you can find. I can have that 3rd bolt out in 1 minute....guaranteed on ANY 2005-2010 Grand Cherokee with 0 damage. As a matter of fact....my WIFE has done it......LOLOLOLOL
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Well your wife is more mechanically inclined then my sausage fingered self lol. I still have to put them back in if you want to come to hawaii and save me a headache scott
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You want a cookie......

I took that shit off. Just like when go to paint million dollar homes. I don't paint around shit. I take it down. Lol.

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I took that shit off. Just like when go to paint million dollar homes. I don't paint around shit. I take it down. Lol.

Just saying.

you can have it......you were the one to make a HUGE deal of it. What the hell does headlights have to do with painting? LOL.......you are very different
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Well your wife is more mechanically inclined then my sausage fingered self lol. I still have to put them back in if you want to come to hawaii and save me a headache scott

very tempting.......I love Hawaii
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