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Icon5 ?????aftermarket headlights?????

Hey all, can anyone please tell me for the love of god, where I can order some aftermarket headlights from a TRUSTED site that ships to Canada? Most of these sites look shifty as hell and I am having a hard time finding a reliable site. What aftermarket sites does everyone use here? Thanks a bunch Rangers. BTW, looking for some nice projectors.
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your lights fogged? This is one of those things that Id only buy from either a shop in town where i could hold them myself or ford, as lame as that is, and the money is worth it, I mean after all its only your headlights right?
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We all modify our headlights. Just search the forum "headlight mod" and you should find the thread on how to take them apart and paint them. It's a very worthwhile mod too, looks great.
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I've ordered headlights off eBay and was pretty satisfied. Heck, I've purchased tonnes of stuff off eBay. Know on wood, but I've always had luck with great sellers selling great items, and I've never been burned on anything.
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Did the headlight mod, now im sick of the fogging. Ive tried everthing to stop it. No dice man! Am i retarded?! Now i just want a
Replacement of the same look. Anzo OEM black headlights? Know what im.talkin bout?
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Btw, thanks all
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ebay will have something you like.
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yeah ebay OR wait around here on the forums and wait for someone to sell theres, i just picked some up from taylor - i was gonna buy off ebay but ive began to hear some sketchy things about the ones off ebay.
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Did the headlight mod, now im sick of the fogging. Ive tried everthing to stop it. No dice man! Am i retarded?! Now i just want a
Replacement of the same look. Anzo OEM black headlights? Know what im.talkin bout?
Did you try sealing up the edges with clear silicone?

The eBay ones are notorious for fogging up as well so don't be mad if those fog too.
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sure did 04blackedge.....Ive siliconed the hell out of my previous set, and they still fogged. I think i have tried it all to prevent the problem with little or no luck. looked on ebay and found a great deal on the headlights i was looking for. Crossing fingers the ones i ordered dont fog up bad. LOL, i just saw your post there buds after i ordered them. Wish me luck. Is it a 100% seal problem that causes the condensation build up or just crappy housing materials? Anyone know? Thanks.
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maybe try a differnt bulb, thats the only other place they could let mositure in... the backs.
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sure did 04blackedge.....Ive siliconed the hell out of my previous set, and they still fogged. I think i have tried it all to prevent the problem with little or no luck. looked on ebay and found a great deal on the headlights i was looking for. Crossing fingers the ones i ordered dont fog up bad. LOL, i just saw your post there buds after i ordered them. Wish me luck. Is it a 100% seal problem that causes the condensation build up or just crappy housing materials? Anyone know? Thanks.
Just off using my common sense I think the only 2 places that would cause condensation would be a bad seal on the headlight itself or a bad seal on the headlight bulb.

If you already sealed the mess out of the headlight itself, check the bulb grommets and the connectors to make sure those are making a good seal with the headlight.

I wouldn't worry too much about the eBay lights, a lot of people have success for one. I would just put a quick bead of silicone around them just to eliminate that from happening.
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Too easy. Thanks, makes sense and will do. Cheers
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Ebay works wonders
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Did the headlight mod, now im sick of the fogging. Ive tried everthing to stop it. No dice man! Am i retarded?! Now i just want a
Replacement of the same look. Anzo OEM black headlights? Know what im.talkin bout?
I did mine never fogged or leaked. i used Black rtv in the groove where the lens goes into the back housing. heated it up then pressed really hard till it cured. then sealed the entire lip with clear windshield sealant.
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Just off using my common sense I think the only 2 places that would cause condensation would be a bad seal on the headlight itself or a bad seal on the headlight bulb.

If you already sealed the mess out of the headlight itself, check the bulb grommets and the connectors to make sure those are making a good seal with the headlight.

I wouldn't worry too much about the eBay lights, a lot of people have success for one. I would just put a quick bead of silicone around them just to eliminate that from happening.
There is a vent behind the turnsignal. If this is can't relieve pressure it will cause fogging also.
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Its a bad seal on the back bulb mounts. Rubber gaskets maybe?
Replacements?

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thanks for the help bros. I'll let ya know how the new 1's hold up and perform, when they arrive in the mail. -out
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