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Old 10-27-2008, 02:36 PM   #1
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Painting headlight housing black need diy..

So i was looking at the picture of the xrs 09 sedan. The housing is black the upper non relfective part. And it looks really sick. I was thinking about doing this simple mod to my 08 sedan. I read a diy before about removing the front bumper. Then placing the headlight in a oven til the glue gets soft and then poping it apart to paint it. I dont remember the temperature nor how long to leave it in. If someone has done this before could you please post your first hand experiences. I dont want to melt something. Also if anyone has done this on black could you post a pic. I would like to see the end results.

Here is a pic of what i would like the finished product to look like
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Old 10-29-2008, 02:14 AM   #2
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Old 12-08-2011, 03:47 PM   #3
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Use a heat gun.

Can use a 10$ heat gun from Amazon and start with one corner of the headlight, then sides, and then last corner. I started with the oven but it seemed pretty sketchy to hold and take in and out with the right timing.
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Old 12-08-2011, 04:16 PM   #4
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Old 12-12-2011, 11:24 PM   #6
that's right I went there
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hmm......maybe I should do the same but in blue....hmmmm
Mods: 15" SSC rims, TRD Exhaust, TRD Sway bar, TRD oil filler, TRD rad. cap, TYC tails, Debadged, Painted engine cover, Stock spoiler, Stock mud gaurds, OBX pedals.

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