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Old 12-19-2008
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okay right now im waiting on a few interior pieces to dry. (I PAINTED THEM YELLOW!!) and tomorrow i will be doing the headlight mod. soo... am i correct on this-10 mins in oven, 200 degrees? also how many coats did it take? because my interior took like 3 till it was TRUE yellow! and what do you use to seal it back up with? also any other tips are welcome.. i shud have pics up of my interior later tonight. =]
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i used a wet rag too the moister helped with the separation

in the sealant i used was from 3-m call 5200 black
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One of my headlights took 15 mins in the oven, near fell apart. (in a good way). My other took about an hour of putting it in and taking it out before it came apart...it was still a pain at that!
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haha alright, but 200 is an okay temp?
lol just weary about putting truck parts in the oven haha
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175 is what i used just kept working them till they came apart
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OH and how do you tape off the reflective part? like what do you cover the half circle part with?
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I've done a couple of these and the best way is to put them in the oven on 200 for 25 min. checking on them every 5 min to make sure nothing melts.Then with oven mits take em out and gently pry apart with small flathead screwdiver. Should pop off easily! Then tape off what you don't wanna paint, scuff w/sandpaper, apply 3-4 coats of paint.Let dry completely(at least 24 hrs) then apply clear silicone and put lights together applying firm pressure to both sides for a tight fit. let dry then put lights back in.. Hope this helps.
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Use masking tape. you can get the small size at any parts store..Thats what i used for the ring and on the inside corners, then i used bigger tape for the rest of the inside..
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i did 400 for about 7 min and they both came a part pretty easy
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did anyone ever hear about putting the lights back in the oven (after you paint them) to glue them back together using the original glue......my buddy was talking about it
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I am waiting my paint to dry for my headlight mod as we speak. I did 235 degrees every 5 minutes I tried to see if the would come apart the first on took 25 min and the second took 20 min. Just used normal masking tape. The longes part is taping for me. Otherwise so far it looks pretty good.
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i just bought the blacked out ones, i tried getting mine apart, but no luck
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