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Old 06-15-2011, 07:48 AM
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Re: lll2for3lll's Projector Retrofit Project

alright.....that seemed too easy lol

Im CONFIDENT I got a fluke aftermarket set now!!

I swear my lights took over 3 hours each to open

but I had spots where my glue was over 2" thick!!!

they used waaaaaaaay too much sealant on mine and the oven just wasnt getting it hot enough to pry open
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Old 06-15-2011, 08:24 AM
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Re: lll2for3lll's Projector Retrofit Project

nicely done yo! theyre going to look real nice in that color blue. i wish the OEM HIDs opened up that easy- haha

im sure you already know but it doesnt hurt to mention it though.. tape up the entire lens with blue tap inside and out to avoid misc scuffs here and there. i left the blue tape on the outer lens all the way until i installed them... lol

also when you clean/wipe off the inner portion of the lens (right before you seal it) try to use something that doesnt leave a residue or streaks. use "invisible glass cleaner" or anything like that to clean/wipe the inner lens away before seal.

heres a quick pic of mine when i tapped them up inside and out. gl bro!

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Old 06-15-2011, 08:29 AM
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Re: lll2for3lll's Projector Retrofit Project

yeah.........like tilla said

use a cleaner

but what I found to work best is eyeglass cleaner from a vision center!!

doesnt streak!!!!

as for removing all the glue......meh

just get the large clumps off, once you reseal them with new glue and with the heat gun, it will readhere just fine
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Old 06-15-2011, 08:38 AM
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Re: lll2for3lll's Projector Retrofit Project

Thanks guys. I got 90% of the glue off.

I'm not painting. I want them to be as stock as possible.

Thanks for all your tips. I can't wait to see what these things look like with 6,000K.
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Re: lll2for3lll's Projector Retrofit Project

use the dremel drum and slowly and evenly go around the old glue to flatten it down to just plastic...

i took my time and as soon as i saw the lens showing through the old glue(while dremeling)- id move on to the next area where the glue was built up. i basically left no trace of old glue with the use of the dremel. to me i thought getting off all the old glue will help adhere the best seal. the lens was easier than the channel on the housing though, i had to dig deep in that bitch!! hahha.

oh yeah id use a mask when you dremel and i had a vacuum hose next to my dremel to help aid air around you. this shit is toxic bro! lol
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Old 06-15-2011, 08:43 AM
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Re: lll2for3lll's Projector Retrofit Project

The old glue is gone already. Lol.

Also, with these aftermarket headlights, leaving a little glue would help a little. It heats up easily and would merge with the new sealant which is pretty much the same thing.
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Old 06-15-2011, 08:46 AM
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Re: lll2for3lll's Projector Retrofit Project

Also, I haven't clipped my fingernails yet because I know they'll continue to help me with this project. Lol.

Good genetics. Lol.
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DOUGH! lol. nice!
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Old 06-15-2011, 08:52 AM
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Re: lll2for3lll's Projector Retrofit Project

Thanks though. Seriously. A lot of info in here for other. That's the point of this whole thread.

Post it. Post any helpful tips for other. I have a list of tips I will post when I'm finished.
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Old 06-15-2011, 05:06 PM
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Projector Kit is in. Time to get to work.

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Re: lll2for3lll's Projector Retrofit Project

This is like watching the DIY network. I like it. I def want to put this stuff into use later.
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Question:

What do I do with the wires for the solenoid???? Do I have to drill a hole? If so, where?
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