Lens Removal, Euro Headlights
dbpulvino at hotmail.com
Fri Sep 24 15:34:12 EDT 2004
Assuming everything goes according to plan, I'll be in there (bumper and
ancilaries off) this weekend to do some seal and motor mount work, so all
of the other stuff will be out of the way...
I thought I remembered there being clips, just wasn't sure if it was as easy
to take the lights apart as I guessed it should be.
>Nothing to it, Derek. Just take off the bumper cover (don't forget to
>disengage the vents to the brakes), unscrew the chrome trim above the
>bumper assembly and it's a matter of two Phillips head screws on the bottom
>of the light and two 8mm hex head screws on the core support. Metal clips
>hold the lens in place.
>Don't know about cleaning the reflector. I'd try to dry, but not wipe it.
> Also don't know about availability of new lenses. But someone posted
>about using clear silicone caulk to fix small holes in a lens successfully.
>At 11:25 AM 9/24/2004 -0700, Derek Pulvino wrote:
> >Hey gang,
> >I noticed the other day that my packing tape fix for the hole in my euro
> >light lense only had a life expectancy of about two-years. The tape has
> >punctured and I've accumulated moisture inside the lamp.
> >I'm thinking about going in there, and wiping and drying everthing out,
> >not sure how easy it is to remove the light. Any btdt? How about the
> >of getting replacement lenses, and the associated cost?
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