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Old 11-28-2013, 09:44 PM
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Moisture Problem in Headlights

So I purchased a set of headlights from a forum member that were seperated and the inside bezel painted black and then sealed back together. I've had them for about 2 months. It just started getting chilly and we had a lot of rain last week.

Now both my headlights show moisture and foggyness real bad. To the point of embarassment. It does seem to dissipate some when the headlights are on, but not completely and the moisture comes right back.

Is there anyone local to South Florida area that could give me a hand at maybe seperating and resealing these lights so this wont happen or have a good idea for me to try on my own? I just dont want to ruin the lights beyond repair.
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Where in south fla are you? It's REALLY simple. Order this and we can go from there. http://www.theretrofitsource.com/pro...roducts_id=792
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The way this guy did it, is exactly how I did it. Just be careful with the plastic tabs when you're prying apart, they break very easy since the plastic will be warm. If you find that the glue isn't budging, put them back in the oven for a few mins to soften it up again. All the housings are is two pieces of plastic that have a strip of black glue in between them. The oven softens up the glue enough so you can pull them apart. Once apart, clean out the channel where the glue is just by picking with your finger and a small screwdriver, or using a razor to slice out the old glue. Once it's all clean, lay the butyl tape in the channel and put them back in the oven and you're done.
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