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    Default How to take Facelift Headlights apart for a mod?

    Whipped off the front bumper and removed the light clusters tonight for a headlight mod.

    But....

    I can't get them ****************** clusters apart!

    Have tried hairdryer to loosen the glue but does not work.

    Sharp knife to remove the glue. Made no difference. These things seem to be stuck together by Superman.

    All I managed to do was knacker one of my eyebrows when working on one of the light clusters. Will now have to sand down and respray. My stupid fault mind you.

    Any ideas would be much appreciated.

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    Put them in the oven lol

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    As above, I did this when making a direct air feed on my Astra using an old light... But never tried on the Vec.

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    best thing is dont bother lol

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    I tried the oven trick but guess what they didnt fit in my oven LMFAO

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    lol you lot do make me giggle.

    So from what you have offered its a no go then

    Would not dare put them in the oven. Thats just gonna end in tears

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    Na the oven dose work i was told to put them in at 80 and keep an eye on them but a head gun works too but dont sit at one spot too long or they melt

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mark-R View Post
    Na the oven dose work i was told to put them in at 80 and keep an eye on them but a head gun works too but dont sit at one spot too long or they melt
    do you have to oil or salt them before you put them in ??? lmao

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    The oven is a silly idea. It will never fit Lmao.

    So looks like its a heat gun or give up. Suspect give up at this rate
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    pmsl at the above

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