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Any easy way to crack open a stock round foglight housing?

Just curious on ways to go about removing that little inner octagonal shaped reflector in the housing - needing more of a flood light, and less of a spread pattern..

Is it as easy as removing a few bolts on the back? I took a peek but haven't removed it from the rig at all yet. Thanks ahead of time!
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Mike I think Shane did it
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Yeah, looking inside - its just a screw holding it in - and I remember shane posting something about using silicone around the edges to help seal it in. I'm jsut wondering if its another baking job in the oven - i hate baking lights! -laughs-
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I am sure Shane baked it a little to peel it off. Then silconed it up to reattach it and seal it together.
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I am sure Shane baked it a little to peel it off. Then silconed it up to reattach it and seal it together.
humms..

Ill hop out ad unbolt it real fast, i wouldnt doubt having to baek it.. darn thing - but I want that piece out for sure :-D
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should be able to back off the adjuster screw, swing it down, and it should just come apart
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Just went out and popped off one foglight - its actually super easy to open up - remove any screws you see.. pull off the bulb housing, pry up on two tabs and it angles open - theres a silicone gasket there to help keep moisture out as well.


Its -really- easy to open up an clean out the lights if needed.. somehow (not sure how!) there is crap inside the housing, old bugs and stuff that somehow got in there - spray clean, wipe it out - let dry.. remove the octagon reflector - and walla! more light!


I actually used some electircal/no residue cleaner to clean the housing once it was apart - might go ahead and use some silicone to help seal it up like shane did on his own
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