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Great job on that headlight mod Evan! Looks great!
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thanks buddy..yeah i like it...great mod to do...i LOVE em
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damn... got any from a little further back? i'd like to see what they look like on a black truck.
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lol i got more pics...i pulled to close to my moms ride....and didnt feel like movin mine haha...i got another thread opened..i went and did some flexing and some muddin...
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this is exactly what i was wondering...

so would the stock ambers look better??? any pics???

i also found some stock "euro" headlights...they have the "headlight mod" already done to them in black

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sorry for the old bump...but i found this also

black tails
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so would the stock ambers look better??? any pics???
Headlight mod with 2001~2005 amber corners:











Headlight mod with blacked out 2006 corners:










2006 Ranger factory corners:






2006 corners modded using the headlight mod instructions:

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^^ nice Bob!.. love the 06 mod. so you followed the same instructions as the headlights and it worked ok, i just did the headlight mod, and i love the looks of the painted 06 corners
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^^ nice Bob!.. love the 06 mod. so you followed the same instructions as the headlights and it worked ok, i just did the headlight mod, and i love the looks of the painted 06 corners
For the corners, I went a bit more conservative on the temperature at 190F. The corners took three sessions at that temperature before they would completely separate.

As you can see in the pictures, I scuffed and painted the entire reflector portion black. I also painted the inside of the outer rim of the lens because it blends in much better with the headlights that way. If you don't do that, it creates a whitish halo around the corner and the silicone sealer joint shows through, too.
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^^ yea i see, thats a good idea, looks much cleaner. looks like i might order some 06 corners.


..so it works better on the 06 corners then the clears im guessing? cause it seems others had problems with the clears. id like to try it to my clears but if it doesnt work, i wont try
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I have heard many people say that the aftermarket clears are easy to break or melt. However, IIRC, Jared (Rangerboy03LVL2) has done it successfully.
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Aftermarket clear corners can be modded but they do break easier. MUCH easier. If you can, I would try to use a heat gun on them. Jared melted his and had to use the heat gun to melt the plastic back into a shape that would hold in the truck.
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i was think'n that, just using a heat gun slowly and take my time to see if i can get a good result
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i melted some clear corners with the heat gun. be careful!

that was when i decided i wasnt even gonna mess with it.
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fair enough..lol maybe i'll just live with it... but i might get bored and try it
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the 06 corner lenses aren't expensive i dont think...
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the 06 corner lenses aren't expensive i dont think...
List is about $29 each.
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List is about $29 each.

got mine new for 21 a piece through ford
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Oh ok i was thinking 29 for the pair
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the 06s look awsome..thinkin bout it but i like the all white...

anybody got a spair driver side clear corner around ill take off your hands..name a price..

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Here's a shot of my EBAY bought headlights and corners

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I painted my headlights, then did the corners on the "white" corners. Also painted the lenses.



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that looks hot..i gotta redo my clear corner ones..i kinda half assed it..and cracked the lense
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