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    Default Self tinted lights.

    I'm after a how2 for spraying the internals of my standard lights so they look more like sri ones. Am I being special or isn't there one? If not any volunteers?

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    Not sure of there is a how 2 but its easy to do, put them on a low heat in an electric oven only!. then they come apart easier to spray... then reseal once painted...

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    Any chance of a bit more detail? Do I have to remove the front bumper to get at them?

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    you will have to remove the lights

    if you have access to a heat gun and screwdriver bob's your uncle lol...with alot of heating and prizing they come apart m8

    the front part will come off just spray that black

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    so how many bits do they come in? Has anyone got any spares I can borrow whilst I do this?

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    There was a how2 on this, will see if I can find it.

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    heatgun

    bert done it aswell and did a writeup

    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=75266&highlight=lights&page=4

    dremmel

    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=22335

    first one much more fun, stabbed fingers ect... lol

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    Cheers Morephun, I will have to check this out. Since my car is dark anyway I might colourcode rather than black.

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    id simply take the light out 3 x 6 or 8mm bolts and they are out. then spray/tint them you cant see anything else appart from the lense when its ion the car anyway.
    heres how mine turned out with a self tinting spray kit. you can have it as dark as you like. the kit i bought came with a remover too. handy incase the mot inspector is fussy

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    It's the headlights I'm trying to do monty!

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