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Old 07-01-2006, 06:58 PM   #1
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E39 LED angel eyes

I recently bought angel eyes rings from ebay, LED ones....I know they're not that great, but right now I'm tight on cash and I got a sweet deal on them so temporarily, i wanted to get those until I get Hella's. Anyone know if opening the lenses and all is hard, or even worth doing the job completly. I don't know how big of a job it's going to be and if it;s going to be messy. The rings look great, it's not CCFL but it does the job for now until next summer. What do you guys think?
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not sure how they are on your car, but im guessing your gonna have to bake the headlights at around 215-250 degrees F for about 15 min (do one at a time) then pry them open put in the rings, run the wiring (might have to drill a hole) then put them back in the oven, same setting to heat up the glue put them back together and your done.

oh and be sure to put them on a baking sheet (not moms good one or if no choice atleast use tin foil)

be sure to take your time, dont rush, thats how things get broken ( ive been down that road many a times). good luck and post pics when done or i come and hurt you.
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i used a heat gun and it was pretty easy just start on one side and slowly pry them open, i have done m lights 4 times each and it they still seal perfectly. i wouldnt pbake them just cause the whole thing will be hot and difficult to handle. plus if you use a heat gun as your prying them open u can use the heat gun to keep the glue from becoming stringy.
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Old 07-02-2006, 07:22 PM   #4
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i used a heat gun and it was pretty easy just start on one side and slowly pry them open, i have done m lights 4 times each and it they still seal perfectly. i wouldnt pbake them just cause the whole thing will be hot and difficult to handle. plus if you use a heat gun as your prying them open u can use the heat gun to keep the glue from becoming stringy.
excelent point, but if you dont have a heat gun, then baking it is, just be careful and take your time
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mine come apart without the baking recipe...
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i agree taking your time is the most important thing
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Old 07-04-2006, 08:58 PM   #7
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Sounds good guys, well I'm going to try to attempt it this week some time, and I'll definetl let you guys know, I hope it won't be TOO messy, but I'll do my best.
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