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Finished my headlights "finally"

I have been working on my lights on and off for about a week and a half. Just got them finished and put on so I thought you guys would

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Old 01-15-2011, 08:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have been working on my lights on and off for about a week and a half.
Just got them finished and put on so I thought you guys would like a peek.

I heated them up to 260 deg for 10 minutes and pulled the lens off
after unscrewing the housing and shroud I used easy off oven cleaner in the "yellow can" to strip the chrome off the housings so the paint would adhere better and still show all the small lines on the housing.
The housing and shrouds were painted with QAB pearl white with a black accent stripe but I felt they needed a special touch so I put a very small "Z" emblem in the front to try to break up the white,last I installed chrome/amber turn signal bulbs to remove the yellow.

Let me know what you think.



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Looks good post some more pics when everything is back together
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Looks good, will need to see some farther away shots to see how the all white turns out.
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That is a gret look for your car. very nice job!
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Looks good, will need to see some farther away shots to see how the all white turns out.
Right now I can't b/c it is on jack stands waiting for my wheels plus it is parked close to my tool box I'll get more pics when it is outside in the light,for now a small taste for you to drool over.
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Right now I can't b/c it is on jack stands waiting for my wheels plus it is parked close to my tool box I'll get more pics when it is outside in the light,for now a small taste for you to drool over.
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take advantage of having them off and put leds where those little indents go down the top of the light.
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I don't like them and the Z looks crooked. But hey, its ur car not mine, so enjoy ur new headlights!! I want to do mine but I am afraid to break something or screw up on the paint job lol
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Looks good. Wasn't that hard was it?
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I don't like them and the Z looks crooked. But hey, its ur car not mine, so enjoy ur new headlights!! I want to do mine but I am afraid to break something or screw up on the paint job lol
Your right, it isn't your car. Go do something to yours and post it here. At least he spent his time on his car and not flat out insulting people.


Looks good. The Z emblem is a nice touch. I'd like to see a pic of it further away?
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Your right, it isn't your car. Go do something to yours and post it here. At least he spent his time on his car and not flat out insulting people.


Looks good. The Z emblem is a nice touch. I'd like to see a pic of it further away?
Thank you wanted to say somthing my self.
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We all have different tastes, so things I like might not be what you or the OP likes... I just said I am not feeling the headlights..After all, he asked for our opinion, didn't he? I do not see how what I said is flat out insulting..but I guess I am sorry if that is how it came across...

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****, thats the same thing i was planning to do to my headlights as well. Take some pics of the completed project.
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MR Works just posted some up earlier also in this section.
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