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Painting clear corners black? Is this possible?

First let me say sorry if this is already in a thread...

Im gettin ready to paint my headlight housing black... I want the corners to match. So can I buy clear corners and do the same with them? or what is the best option?
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yes you can...get some 06+ and do those...the corners a more difficult from what i have read. but sma eprocess
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Aftermarket clears seem to be made of a different plastic and have a reputation for cracking or melting easier than factory parts. The 06+ Ranger factory corners are mostly clear but have the small amber reflector required by law. I gave mine the blackout treatment and I would agree that they were more difficult than the headlights.

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Here are pics of the stock and modified 06 corners. I just followed the headlight mod instructions here, being careful not to pry too hard. I had to heat them twice for 10 minutes at 190F to get them to fully separate. The background and the rim of the clear lens were then painted satin black before reassembly.

You can skip painting the rim if you want but it leaves a whitish halo effect that looks different from the headlights.




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Any other links to the write on how to paint them? ive seen it here somewere but cant remember where
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