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Re: Thinking of painting the inside of the headlamps to black. (xenophobic)

IPD did it and BOOSTED did it also.<br>Here's one:<br><IMG SRC="http://www.ipdusa.com/images/v70_road_trip/V70-029.jpg" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Thinking of painting the inside of the headlamps to black. (pie_ya)

Outstanding!<p>That looks really good. And sine our car is Pred that's the perfect example. Well, I guess I have another project to complete now.<p>Is there any kind of tech writeup anywhere on how to remove and headlights and take them apart?<p>
 

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Re: Thinking of painting the inside of the headlamps to black. (FastWgn)

Contact Scott Hart at IPD. You can IM him since he frequents here a lot.
 

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One thing to keep in mind...if you look at the pic you will see an indentation where the amber reflector was...if you could somehow fill that in, then it would look a lot better.<p>Something like bondo to smooth out that indentation. And when you paint it, it will look OEM. Also, make sure you seal it good afterward so you don't get any moisture in there.<p>Good luck and take some pictures.
 

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Re: Thinking of painting the inside of the headlamps to black. (xenophobic)

<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">Are there anyone who painted the silver plastic to matt black like the 2001-2006 s60s?<p>Any pictures?</TD></TR></TABLE>Mine are actually the same color code as my car but here are some pics of it before and after.<p><IMG SRC="http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b123/mike625939/Mikey%20Pics/headlight3.jpg" BORDER="0"><br><IMG SRC="http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b123/mike625939/Mikey%20Pics/headlight6.jpg" BORDER="0"><br><IMG SRC="http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b123/mike625939/Mikey%20Pics/headlight7.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>and one last one a great pic from far away at our local volvo meet/dyno day.<br><IMG SRC="http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b123/mike625939/Mikey%20Pics/v33.jpg" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Eric_H</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Can they be easily seperated to allow removal of the reflector?</TD></TR></TABLE> The guy that does all the work on my car did mine. I think he just heated up the housing and took it apart.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Eric_H</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Can they be easily seperated to allow removal of the reflector?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>I once seperated the glass from the body.I used a heat gun,not heating to much but the silicone gets a little jelly,with a knife,slowly removing the glass works.<p>Took 30 minutes.Need to be carefull when sticking again.
 

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That's fugly in red... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthdown.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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See how the reflector is removed? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/sly.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><br>Umm, Quick, do you hear your calling? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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God no! You're ruining the cars!<p>They look best in the matt silver. Why do you want to change them to the old depressing black? You're making the R lose its identity even further. It would be like a BMW M3 owner replacing all his badges and wheels with 330CI badges. Why?! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Token</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">God no! You're ruining the cars!<p>They look best in the matt silver. Why do you want to change them to the old depressing black? You're making the R lose its identity even further. It would be like a BMW M3 owner replacing all his badges and wheels with 330CI badges. Why?! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE>mine are color matched not flat black.
 
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