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Old 09-29-2009
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Baking the headlights to seperate the lens

So I'm trying to put the lights in the oven to be able to separate the lens from the other peice btu it's not working to good. The oven is set on 205 and I left it in there for about 10 minutes and the seleant is still too hard to get off. Should I leave it in longer?
 
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yes but just watch it to make sure the lens doesn't start melting
 
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people were using 180* iirc but they had to leave them for about 20 min just watch them close so you dont melt them
 
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Do they come apart pretty easy or does it take some effort to separate them?
 
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no idea haven't done this yet haha
 
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Does anyone know what kind of paint I should use?
 
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wtf, you're pulling the lights apart and don't even have paint yet? lol
 
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rolled outta bed and starting ripping things apart.. lol jk
 
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Found this on another thread... says it all.. good luck
Generation-Edge.info Forum - Headlight Mod
 
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Haha, that would have been good a few hours ago, but thanks anyway =]
I'll have some pics up here of the result if they seal good tonight
 
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So how long did you leave them in for , what temperature , and what seasoning did you use ?
 
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i put around 230 for about 15-20 minutes.. turned out just right
 
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what are most of you using to seal them back up?
 
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clear silicone...
 
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Originally Posted by GrafixGuy View Post
what are most of you using to seal them back up?
Sorry for the late response, but if your still wondering, I used something like this from AutoZone, O'Reily's, etc..
AutoZone.com | Windshield Repair | 1.5 oz. tube flowable silicone windshield and glass sealer
 
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205 is not near hot enough. do 275 preheated. Wait 9 minutes and they come apart very easy. do one at a time obviously.
 
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Already resolved the issue lol
 
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