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After seperating the glass with a help of heatgun,I used Motip Matt Black heat resistant spray paint.<p>After 15 minutes of painting process,I closed the headlights,put the grill in to it's place and here are the result.<p>Hope you like it too.<br>Have a nice weekend.<p><A HREF="http://imageshack.us" TARGET="_blank"><IMG SRC="http://img158.imageshack.us/img158/1775/p70107423nf.jpg" BORDER="0"></A><p><A HREF="http://imageshack.us" TARGET="_blank"><IMG SRC="http://img113.imageshack.us/img113/916/p70107431qh.jpg" BORDER="0"></A><p><A HREF="http://imageshack.us" TARGET="_blank"><IMG SRC="http://img113.imageshack.us/img113/7940/p70107442uu.jpg" BORDER="0"></A><p><A HREF="http://imageshack.us" TARGET="_blank"><IMG SRC="http://img110.imageshack.us/img110/9236/p70107472yo.jpg" BORDER="0"></A><p><A HREF="http://imageshack.us" TARGET="_blank"><IMG SRC="http://img19.imageshack.us/img19/958/p70107563lf.jpg" BORDER="0"></A><p><A HREF="http://imageshack.us" TARGET="_blank"><IMG SRC="http://img110.imageshack.us/img110/7259/p70107619ls.jpg" BORDER="0"></A><p><A HREF="http://imageshack.us" TARGET="_blank"><IMG SRC="http://img19.imageshack.us/img19/7096/p70107633km.jpg" BORDER="0"></A><p><A HREF="http://imageshack.us" TARGET="_blank"><IMG SRC="http://img117.imageshack.us/img117/4093/p70107654ti.jpg" BORDER="0"></A><p><A HREF="http://imageshack.us" TARGET="_blank"><IMG SRC="http://img117.imageshack.us/img117/7007/p70107675mn.jpg" BORDER="0"></A><p><br>
 

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Re: Painted the headlights and front grill to matt black. (xenophobic)

That looks great. I have been wanting to pull that amber part out of the blinker area. I am afraid that the <U>glue job</U> will not hold over time. Super work! Rick
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Mash</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"> I am afraid that the <U>glue job</U> will not hold over time. </TD></TR></TABLE><p>I am very experienced with this,I made similar job to my previous cars.<p>I used extra silicone to stick the glass.No way to run any water or something!Hope <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Looks great. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Now clean that engine compartment. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>MagoonR</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Looks great. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Now clean that engine compartment. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Yeah,engine is full of dirt.<p>After the winter conditions,I am a bit late to clean it!<p>
 

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Re: Painted the headlights and front grill to matt black. (xenophobic)

Looks sweet!
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>xenophobic</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><br>I used extra silicone to stick the glass.No way to run any water or something!Hope <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p><br>What type of silicone did you use? The factory ones? If only, you were in LA, I'd have you do mine! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Painted the headlights and front grill to matt black. (mike_c70)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>mike_c70</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p><br>What type of silicone did you use? The factory ones? If only, you were in LA, I'd have you do mine! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p><br>Of course I would do yours if we would be locating near.<p>The silicone is the same one called"Glass Silicione"in here
 

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Re: Painted the headlights and front grill to matt black. (xenophobic)

looks very good.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>xenophobic</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><br><A HREF="http://imageshack.us" TARGET="_blank"><IMG SRC="http://img113.imageshack.us/img113/7940/p70107442uu.jpg" BORDER="0"></A><br></TD></TR></TABLE><p>That has to be the motliest collection of screwdrivers and wrenches I've seen in quite awhile, but you are doing fantastic DIY on your car! Very Nice Work! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>xenophobic</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><br>The silicone is the same one called"Glass Silicione"in here</TD></TR></TABLE><p>I'm not sure what you mean. What do you mean by "in here"?
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>mike_c70</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p> "in here"?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>I try to mean here in Turkey/Istanbul.<p>
 

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wow xeno, your tasteful mods never cease to amaze me. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 
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