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Old 04-03-2013, 11:57 AM
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**** me with a 10 foot pole. I started cleaning the inside of my headlight lense and completely forgot to not use a paper towel. They are scratched to high hell on the inside now. Damn.
What are you supposed to use then?
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Old 04-03-2013, 12:09 PM
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What are you supposed to use then?
When you remove them put them in bags (completely sealed is better) and DON'T take them out until you finish everything. This helps to keep dust down to a minimum. If you're painting the bezels remove them right away and then put the lenses in bags. Before sealing the heads blow the lenses off with compressed air but do not wipe them with anything because they scratch VERY easily. That's why it's important to keep them clean.
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What are you supposed to use then?
Compressed air..
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I definitely got mad respect for the guys who do this. A lot of work for sure
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Old 04-04-2013, 06:09 PM
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So I went to install the bulbs and ballasts to start test fitting. I attached the ballast into the back of the bulb, went to twist and lock, and it won't fit? Like I can't twist the back of the bulb into the orange fitting, the two ***** don't go deep enough down. Whats happening?
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Originally Posted by JLonsinger2011 View Post
So I went to install the bulbs and ballasts to start test fitting. I attached the ballast into the back of the bulb, went to twist and lock, and it won't fit? Like I can't twist the back of the bulb into the orange fitting, the two ***** don't go deep enough down. Whats happening?
Are you sure you're seating the D2S plug deep enough onto the bulb base? It's a pretty tight fit. Once the bulb is in the projector push on the back of the plug with your palm and turn. Definitely takes some effort.
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Thread is dying guys. Lets bring it back to life! Any progress pics? Any questions?

A little inspiration (still need to finish tweaking the right side though):
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Old 04-05-2013, 01:01 AM
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Lol I be posting a crap ton in here

I'll go out more *** behind it and update ya.
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Originally Posted by FX44AU View Post
Thread is dying guys. Lets bring it back to life! Any progress pics? Any questions?

A little inspiration (still need to finish tweaking the right side though):
I bet if the OP posted some more yoga pants then it would flourish again LOL but then again you are attracting the wrong type of attention..... Props to you guys for DIYing your retros I do not have the patients or skill for that....Tux is working on mine should be done shortly
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My lights should be here tomorrow. I'll post pics when I start.
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