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Old 23-01-2013   #1
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Dissection of a headlight unit

As the title says really. Has anyone dissected a GP headlight unit before? If so, are they easy to get in to without risk of breaking the plastic?


Reason I ask, I've just purchased a headlight unit which has the dull grey reflector around the bulbs. Whereas I need the chrome reflector since that's what's on the car already. I have two spare chrome reflectors that are undamaged. So the question is, can I transplant the chrome reflector into the one I've just bought?

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Re: Dissection of a headlight unit

I've not done it before but believe there are people on here who have.

Simply put in the oven to soften sealant and peel away. I know that FIAT were extremely helpful as always and put heat resistant sealant in my Stilo headlights though .
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Re: Dissection of a headlight unit

Hmm, does look a little tricky - might just have to keep an eye out for another chrome one a bit later down the line. As long as it functions as it should that's all I need for now! Cheers for the tip though!
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Re: Dissection of a headlight unit

post a pic of the ones u have on at the min
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