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We had a nice sunny day sunday so i decided to give the headlight mod a go.
I heated the lamps in the oven on 225 degrees for approx. 8-10 min. then they came right apart no problem. I taped them off very carefully using very light adhesion tape( this is important because the chrome scratches easy and the tape will peal it right off-- mine had a few minor spots but nothing noticable) I used 1 coat of primer and 3 coats of gloss black krylon fusion plastic paint. It stuck very well and went on super smooth.

All in all, I am very pleased with how they turned out and think this is a great mod to do. Let me know what you guys think.

I tried to do the aftermarket corners but the plastic starts to curl up before the glue is anywhere near ready to let go so i quit before i messed something up. I plan on getting black corners tho unless many people believe those look ok the way they are.

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Pics turned out huge! but i dont have time to downsize them sorry!!!!! lol
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not bad looks good but i would at least nightshade the edges of the corners or somethin
i have to redo one of my headlights cuz i put them on to soon and there is now a film from the glue on the inside of the lense, really pisses me off
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Looks good dude
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i plan on getting black corners.

The chrome paint on there stock is very very thin. It will peal with the slightest scratch or some strong adhesion tape will peal it right off when you remove the tape. This is a mod that you must take your time on in order for it to turn out good. also my lens are a little weathered. I cleaned them up as best as i could before i reinstalled them. I think they turned out great tho overall
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Looks good would probably look better with black corners though.
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welcome to the club!
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Looks good.

FYI there is a Mirror (Chrome) turn signal/parking light/flasher bulb available that looks just like your headlight when not illuminated,
but it is amber when it lights up. Would really set those clears off good and I am surprised I have not seen it mentioned anywhere before........


Chrome Bulb #3157 (amber) available from ns-fx.com
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nice man, lookin good.
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I am currently running red turn signal bulbs that light up amber. Look pretty sweet. Ill look into those bulbs tho.
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It looks so much better Jake.

I love the stance of your truck and what you have done with it.
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Looks good man! Can't wait to see it with black corners too!

BTW... I dig your truck man.. I want to see more pictures of it, more often! Lol
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Whats up with the front bumper?? doesnt look straight :( looks good though
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Looks good!!
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Looks AWSOME!! A MUST for your truck...I'd even say it's the best thing you've done to it....it flows SOOOOOO freakin' well. Good Work.
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Bent cross member? lights look good
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yea it was like that when i got the truck and i just havent bent it back out yet.
It isnt hardly noticable unless you really look at it. lol
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Looks good man! Can't wait to see it with black corners too!

BTW... I dig your truck man.. I want to see more pictures of it, more often! Lol
Ill do my best!!!!! lol
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The more I look at your truck the sexier it gets, lol.
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looks good, but not that hard to resize them thru photobucket
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i want to do this now... gotta add it to the list.
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I know i just didnt have time to resize them the other night.
Black corners have been ordered and i will post updated pics when
I get them installed.
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it takes no time to resize them, just goto options, and select a smaller size, its not rocket science
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good luck with the corners from what i heard if they are the ebay ones youll prob end up getting clears
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what you mean? 01 ranger 4x4 I did order a black set off ebay but i also got my clears off ebay and they are pretty nice.

I was really rushed to get the pics up that night and throw the post up. I will try 2 resize them better from now on!!!! lol
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