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pics of corners with headlight mod

i was wondering if anyone has pics of their modded corners with their lights on. i wanna do the mod but i was curious as to how much it dulls the light, if any. any pics would be awesome.. thanks guys
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I know this isn't exactly what you had in mind but the reflectors are black. Maybe it will give you an idea about the light output. There can be no question that it affects it somewhat but it works for me.

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yeah that definitely helps.. thanks for the pics. i was takin a look at my corners today and i noticed that right around the bulb the silver part is pushed in and near the outside it's closer to the lense (not sure if that really makes sense haha i'll put a pic up tomorrow). anyway.. my idea was to paint only the outer part and leave the reflective surface closer to the bulb silver. do you think that would look ok?
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That looks really sweet bob... Maybe I won't put the clear corners that I have on?

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Heres mine i will try to get some pics with the lights on toninght.

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That looks really sweet bob... Maybe I won't put the clear corners that I have on?
Thanks, Don.


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my idea was to paint only the outer part and leave the reflective surface closer to the bulb silver. do you think that would look ok?
Larson (r0ng5) did his clears that way:



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Heres mine i will try to get some pics with the lights on toninght.
that would be sweet brett.. i would like to see how it looks when it's fully painted still

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Larson (r0ng5) did his clears that way:
oh wow.. glad you could understand what i was sayin bob.. it was like 1230 am haha. that looks pretty cool but it kinda bums me out cause i thought i was being original haha. oh well.. thanks for the help bob
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Ddaammnn those corners + Headlights modded look so sick.
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looks good,how mutch are thay?
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ahhaha. thanks bob, for posting my pictures

i saw this thread and i was like "dammit! now i have to look for pictures!"

here's an updated pictures ( i saw that you have a billet grill)

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looks good,how mutch are thay?
180 on ebay, or the cost of paint and natural gas to do them yourself...
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dang larson.. i really like the look of your corners. i think i may do it that way. did you still keep the original brightness of the light? it seems like painting the whole thing would dull it considerably. are you happy with the result?
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Ddaammnn those corners + Headlights modded look so sick.
sorry for the off topic post, but damn man where have you been?
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Heres a night pic of mine, i have clear turn signal bulbs and amber leds in the side makers.

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ohh that's a good idea.. i never thought about putting in an amber led. thanks for the pic Brett
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no problem
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Don't have pics of my lights on...but this gives you an idea of two different kinds of methods. First time I left a lot of silver. 2nd time I left only a small strip of the reflector.

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To be honest, I haven't even looked at how much light I'm getting at night time through the corners but I'm sure it isn't much.
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wow.. i guess my idea wasn't original at all haha. i think i like the look of it with just the outside painted. plus it's easier to just paint more rather than removing the paint haha. i wanna do it but i'm kinda scared to.. don't wanna break anything
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Ddaammnn those corners + Headlights modded look so sick.
Damn dude, I haven't seen you on in forever.

I wish I had a black truck to put those on.

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wow.. i guess my idea wasn't original at all haha. i think i like the look of it with just the outside painted. plus it's easier to just paint more rather than removing the paint haha. i wanna do it but i'm kinda scared to.. don't wanna break anything
If you notice on my first set of corners there is a slight bump on the bottom. I melted the corners a lil too much in the oven on the rack.

On my 2nd set, I put the corners into a big pot of boiling water holding onto them using hotdog tongs. It was easier to control allowing me check if the lens would come off more often and no risk of the metal rack melting the lens.

Didn't take very long before the boiling water heated up the glue enough to take off the lens.
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