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Ben G
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19th Jul 12 at 21:48   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

those people who've split headlights to paint the inside silver bit black, did you use normal halfords rattle cans or was it a high temp paint?

i imagine the insides get quite hot, but unsure whether it'd be hot enough to melt normal bodywork paint.
3i_gaz
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19th Jul 12 at 21:55   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Normal stuff is fine.
Ben G
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19th Jul 12 at 21:59   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

cheers
3i_gaz
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19th Jul 12 at 22:02   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Just don't paint the reflective bit for the bulb like some numptys do lol
Ben G
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it's a xenon projector iirc, doesn't seem to have those reflector bits in.
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Will be sound man! Just don't do the main beam reflector if is a separate bulb might sound daft but you never know. Lol
Ben G
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ah yes, forgot about that cheers.
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I know this is an old post but I have a o6 plate corsa c whatís the best way to separate the lights so I can paint them inside
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Use a heat gun or put them in the the oven for a little bit to melt the glue

 
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