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Tips for doing the headlight mod to clear corners

^^What the title says. I just ordered some clear corners and they should be here friday. I plan on painting the backs black so they match my black housing headlights. So are there any tips from anyone that has already done this? Oh and also I have a spare set of stock amber corners from my last truck. Can I do the headlight mod to them and then attach the clear lense when it gets here? Do you think it will line up?
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stick them in the oven at 250 for 7-8 minutes. take them out and start prying. magic number was 7 minutes for me. do one at a time. prime, paint, silicon seal it back together. one last thing. before you paint it make sure all the old glue is out of the crack.
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ive never done it but i say just check them every 5 mins or so..
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ive done it and thats how i did it.
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What kind of primer did you use?
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I just used regular old primer.

Make sure you buy some LED light bulbs or something or you will hate em.

Unless you do em like buzzair where you leave the inside reflective.

I painted the entire thing black and it made my lights look really really dim and **** color. i hated it

I may try it again, but use an LED light so it doesn't reflect off the paint.
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Do you think I could use my leftover nightshade, as the paint?
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you'd get more of a gunmetal color than black, but I dont think it would be noticeable, but Go ahead and start practicing seperating your extra ambers to figure out the glue to heat to time ratio
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7 minutes did the trick, thanks RangerBoy03FX4!
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congrats man. see i told you jeff. lol.
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