[s-cars] Headlight Repair

Aaron aaront at cox-internet.com
Mon Sep 16 10:54:14 EDT 2002

I have had some great luck bonding plastics with the hardware store
stuff called "Plastic Surgery"
Worth a try

TM wrote:

>Has anyone successfully repaired the upper headlight
>mounts for eurolights?
>I know this sounds like a question specific to my 200q,
>but I know that the UrS headlamps use the same stupid
>design- if you're not careful, it's easy to snap off the
>cantilevered plastic top mounts of the headlamps.
>I need to find an epoxy adhesive or something similar
>that can bond this plastic, as well as a suitable chunk
>of plastic that I can bond to the top of the headlamp in
>order to use the OEM headlamp mount screw to hold it in place.
>Any suggestions as to how to best accomplish this?
>I went to the FLAPS and the best I could find was 3M plastic
>trim adhesive- the epoxies I've found all specifically said
>they don't work with polyethylene or polypropylene plastics,
>one of which I believe the headlamp housing to be, unless it's
>some sort of glass-impregnated nylon composite.
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