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Old 02-15-2010, 04:34 PM
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Default foggy headlights

My headlights have some moisture and fog on the inside of them and I was just wondering if anybodys got some tips on how to dry it all up and make them clear again. Thanks.
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Old 02-15-2010, 04:38 PM
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Mine are the same, keep meaning to whip them off.

Just take them out, open them up and clean them out, put some silicone sealant around the glass or seal to keep the water out mate.

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Old 02-15-2010, 04:39 PM
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i have one like that. the seal is broken between the outer clear lens and the backing plate. you have to heat it up and pull it apart to reseal it. while your at it you may as well do both and do the headlight mod while your at it.
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Old 02-15-2010, 04:39 PM
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how do I open them up, I saw the article about cooking them, but is that the only way?
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Old 02-15-2010, 04:43 PM
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it's the easy est way I've found.
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Old 02-15-2010, 04:43 PM
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cooking them is the only way
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Old 02-15-2010, 04:43 PM
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Pop them in the oven. It'll loosen the seal and they pop open.
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Old 02-15-2010, 05:05 PM
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How big is the risk of ruining them, I mean out of all the people that have done it, how many have failed. I just don't want to have to buy new ones right now, and does anyone have pics of the painted headlights on a white truck?
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Old 02-15-2010, 05:06 PM
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leave them in for maybe 3-5 minutes you'll be fine.
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Old 02-15-2010, 05:10 PM
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lowest possible heat setting and for 3-5 minutes take out tryt to pull apart and repeat if they dont come apart.
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lowest possible heat setting and for 3-5 minutes take out tryt to pull apart and repeat if they dont come apart.
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Old 02-15-2010, 05:12 PM
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alright I'll have to try it. Anyone have advice for getting the outside of them nice and clear? what are the best products in your experience? Thanks for all the help. Oh, and when putting them in the oven do you set the headlights on anything, or strait on the grill? Thanks.
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Old 02-15-2010, 05:14 PM
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put on a cookie sheet

dont put the lens down just set up like it would be on the truck
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Old 06-04-2010, 09:46 AM
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Default Re: foggy headlights

Toothpaste will clean the outside as good as good as anything you will buy in a store... In case you want to clean the outside...
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