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05WK 12-21-2011 11:29 PM

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?

And ideas, pics, or comments please!

SvenskaJeepGuy 12-22-2011 12:56 AM

Re: Headlight conversion
 
they wont fit perfectly, they have a different shape

05WK 12-22-2011 01:37 AM

Re: Headlight conversion
 
You're really helpin me out tonight, lol!

JDubya 12-23-2011 02:07 PM

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.

robpp 12-23-2011 08:55 PM

The housings are ALL the same. The lens and chrome piece are unique for 5-7 and 8-10

05WK 12-24-2011 02:19 AM

Re: Headlight conversion
 
Exactly, so 05-07 wouldn't fit 08-10... Vise versa.

4.whoa 12-24-2011 08:21 AM

Re: Headlight conversion
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by 05WK (Post 538457)
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.

cobrakillerta 03-19-2012 09:51 AM

Re: Headlight conversion
 
(Bringing this back)

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

05WK 03-20-2012 12:03 AM

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

cobrakillerta 03-20-2012 07:21 AM

Re: Headlight conversion
 
...
Quote:

Originally Posted by 05WK (Post 596884)
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


05WK 03-20-2012 08:56 AM

Re: Headlight conversion
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by cobrakillerta (Post 596370)
(Bringing this back)

>>>>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

cobrakillerta 03-20-2012 05:47 PM

Re: Headlight conversion
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by 05WK (Post 597015)
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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