Lens Removal, Euro Headlights
cpcycle at earthlink.net
Fri Sep 24 19:50:31 EDT 2004
I second Kneale on cleaning the reflectors. They are a very very very
thin chrome plating on plastic and will come off when any cleaner is used.
I found someone to rechrome mine, not cheap. The lenses are available
from Scott at SJM @ about $60 apiece.
91 200tq Avant
Kneale Brownson wrote:
>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:
>>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, but
>>not sure how easy it is to remove the light. Any btdt? How about the ease
>>of getting replacement lenses, and the associated cost?
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