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yes, those are the 06 corners that fx4wannabe has, there is also fully clear ones, which look good, and the fully amber ones (which i assume you have)

there is someone on this site that sells the 06 corners and tails, and i think they are much cheaper than anywhere else... you might want to see if you can find who that is before you buy those
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PM Toreador4x4.....he's the cheapest for corners and tails.
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OK SUBJECT CHANGE!

Why in the world am I seeing ad's? This is crap.
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read the locked thread about it. ads on top are site vendors...they contribute to the site, give us good deals, giveaways, and product support. /end subject change.
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I did my headlights today, used black fusion krylon from wally world. the black in theheadlights looks amazing...what is not soo amazing is that the blue painters tape ripped off lots of my chrome in the reflector cup...so needless to say I'm pissed...I should have used just regular masking tape I guess....

Have no idea what I will do...maybe see if I can find another oem light and bake/paint it..or just buy
all new ones..already black..

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Chrome paint? Haha Just a thought
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Chrome paint? Haha Just a thought
i was thinking that too but it is somewhat extensive :( maybe if you add up all the white spots 15-20% of the reflective surface or so is missing...and it is a realllllllll b*tch because the black came out soo clean that I was all amped up..pulled the tape off and bam....sucks...
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But you have to think of how much cheaper chrome paint is than new headlights.
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I wonder if something like this would work..or just burn up....

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But you have to think of how much cheaper chrome paint is than new headlights.
yeah..that is true..the black headlights are like $100...the chrome paint is like...$6

I'm a little bit of a perfectionist..so if it looks cheesy I can't live with it..it will bother me :)

But if it looks good screw it...maybe I'll run to oreilly tomorrow and try....



EDIT: Nevermind, I found an OEM headlight on ebay in really good condition for $14 plus 10 shipping..could be worse. :)

Also I found that Scotch carries a painter's tape for fragile surfaces called "Safe Release" sounds like the thing to use this next go around on the new light coming in....anyone have experience with it?

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I'm a little bit of a perfectionist..so if it looks cheesy I can't live with it..it will bother me :)
I know what you mean.
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its better to do headlight mod for them then it will look pretty nice and i guess your truck will requires so for fixing
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i used the beige maskingtape you get almost anywhere, i didn't put it inside the reflector though, just draped it over, so the rim was really all that had tape on it, i had no problems, except for the paint edge where i pulled the tape off, the black wasn't perfectly straight, but it wasn't bad...
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i had tried the same on my truck but mates were not happy. i didnt suited well as expected.actually paint should be the best for their good appearance
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i had tried the same on my truck but mates were not happy. i didnt suited well as expected.actually paint should be the best for their good appearance
uh... wHat?




anyone know if this process of baking lights, works for tail lights also?
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My headlight mod came out great! On the second try..lol. The first one..not soo much with the reflector peeling, but I got the blue painters tape labeled for delicate surfaces and it worked wayyyyyy better than the stuff I had before.

Now some window tint and a new tailgate and I will be pretty happy, a tonneau cover would be nice too :)
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just use press and seal stuff. its not sticky and it won't peel the reflector part off.
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lets' revive an old thread... i have to paint my drivers side again, i got into an accident, and i got a new headlight and corner... lets see if i can do a better job this time...
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i ****ed up the corner something fierce... it was completely warped, so i heated it and tried to strighten it out... now, it won't fit back together... been trying for about an hour to get it to fit back together :(
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LOL So much for the "maybe I'll do better this time" theory.
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ya... gotta hit a junk yard this weekend... **** this sucks! time to try the headlight now...
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I did mine again after a bird related accident last month left my right headlight damaged :( replaced it from Ebay and did the mod on the cheap! sealed with the clear caulking and it looks good enough for me. :)

Wet spots everywhere on the ground because I just washed it and it was still dripping. :)



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Well I finally made the decision to paint my heads/corners. I noticed my drivers side corner had a leak so I figured I might as well go ahead and tear it apart and paint them.
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