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Any one know of any web sites that sell reflector paint..? <br>Lookin to remove the DRL glass to euro my lights but on a budgit<p>Poor man at work!!! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: headlight reflector paint..? (VolvokidS60R)

Hey Nick, I was looking into doing the same thing but I wasn't able to find a paint that is going to withstand the heat. The chrome paint process only goes to like 250 degree's IIRC. If you are going to put in a 55 watt bulb I don't think its going to last long.
 

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Re: headlight reflector paint..? (VolvokidS60R)

And IIRC, someone pulled apart their headlights and found that the ONLY difference between US spec and Euro spec (WRT the DRL / High Beam) was a low beam bulb in place with a diffuser in front of it. Once the diffuser is removed and a suitable high beam bulb is installed, it's a Euro high beam.<p>-Steve
 

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Re: headlight reflector paint..? (FORD420diesel)

<p>Here is a pic of the headlight taken apart. Unfortunately I did not remove the DRL lens but it almost looks reflective behind the diffuser. Someone else can probably chime in.<p><IMG SRC="http://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i179/SH8KDWN/IMG00341.jpg" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: headlight reflector paint..? (sh8kdwn)

See i allredy did tthe AUX headlight mod made it my self. so my DRL come on with Hi beam. but i taught behind the DRL defuser the DRL light pod was just gray right. Cant vew pic here. hummmm what to do what to do...... theres got to be a way to make them kinda reflictable<br>In my DRL i put 9005 i think and they are silver stairs so they BRIGHT! i just want them open!!Muhjahahaha
 

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Re: headlight reflector paint..? (VolvokidS60R)

The US DRL housing is painted a rather 'rough' gray (the same as the rest of the piece) to diffuse the light. The Euro housing is a chromed reflector. The optics are also slightly different IIRC.
 

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Re: headlight reflector paint..? (AthruC)

Look what I found - US Spec w/ diffuser missing...<p><IMG SRC="http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa305/athruc/Volvo/Headlamps/IMG_2779_7.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>The 'housing' by itself:<p><IMG SRC="http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa305/athruc/Volvo/Headlamps/IMG_6226.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>WTH!<p><IMG SRC="http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa305/athruc/Volvo/Headlamps/IMAG0062.jpg" BORDER="0"><br>
 

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Re: headlight reflector paint..? (AthruC)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>AthruC</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Look what I found - US Spec w/ diffuser missing...<p><IMG SRC="http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa305/athruc/Volvo/Headlamps/IMG_2779_7.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>The 'housing' by itself:<p><IMG SRC="http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa305/athruc/Volvo/Headlamps/IMG_6226.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>WTH!<p><IMG SRC="http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa305/athruc/Volvo/Headlamps/IMAG0062.jpg" BORDER="0"><br></TD></TR></TABLE><br>No pics my friends!! send the to [email protected]<br>See I dont cair if they "Project" light down rang i just want to make them female puppy dogs look good. F dot approve ect LOL!!!
 

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I'd imagine it would make the beam a bit more 'narrow' and seem brighter to whoever looks directly at it (more lumens/m^2). Blinding? I wouldn't want to be staring at it regardless... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Yes Screw the people comming at me!! LOL!!!!! maybe find some light blue semy reflecting heat rested spray!? hummmmmm
 

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Re: (VolvokidS60R)

It's scary, because I actually understand that post <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Just raid your collection of busted headlamps... find some S40 Projectors and take out the 'cutoff' plate inside of it and throw those in!
 

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I like your ideas my riend. see what happens when you get a cupple of inatavite poor people we get stuff did batman!!!
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>AthruC</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">It's scary, because I actually understand that post <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Just raid your collection of busted headlamps... find some S40 Projectors and take out the 'cutoff' plate inside of it and throw those in!</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Waite you have my s40 projectors!! i think....... LOL!!!
 

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Re: (VolvokidS60R)

Here's my DRL delete <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> <br><IMG SRC="http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii65/wfq0614/DSC03530.jpg" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>MightyQ</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Here's my DRL delete <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> <br><IMG SRC="http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii65/wfq0614/DSC03530.jpg" BORDER="0"></TD></TR></TABLE><p>any close up's by any chance?
 

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Re: (QnsMostWanted)

I have at least one pair of them <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"><p>I figured you'd have another by now!
 

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I have my S60r Headlight apart right now on the floor.<p>It is frosted definatly. <p>If anyone needs excact pics let me know.<p>My headlight plans:<br>55w HID upgrade.<p>Black Headlight surroud<br>Clear VIVA side marker<p>
 

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Re: (chinaonnitrous1)

Didn't someone send theirs out and have them coated somewhere a couple months back?
 

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Re: (volvosince16)

MightyQ has chromed his (and someone else's, forget who) and offers his services to do it for you.
 
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