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pongeee 01-18-2013 10:45 AM

clearing headlights
what is the easiest way to clear your head lights? Is there a way to do it without removing the bumper?

Dujo 01-18-2013 11:30 AM

Clearing headlights requires removing them from the car and baking them apart in your oven (on a low temp). You do have to remove the bumper to remove the lights. Walkthroughs on how to do both those things in the walkthrough section. Bumper is basically remove the grill and then remove some popits and then it pops right off. Don't forget to detach your fog lights. Headlights come out by removing the steel support bar holding the lights up. Enjoy. Welcome to!

Gire 01-18-2013 12:34 PM

Yes, there is a brilliant walk through that is actually stickied at the top of the walkthrough forum.

pongeee 01-19-2013 01:00 PM

thanks guys, i saw that walkthrough when i first got my car. im worried about breaking clips and whatnot and the bumper not going back on right. i guess i just gotta suck it up.
thanks again.

Dujo 01-24-2013 07:39 AM

Get a popit removal tool of some kind. Actually works much better than a screwdriver. And keep in mind that even the master techs break popits sometimes. Just get a few extra to have on hand in case.

Also, even if you are missing a few popits, things aren't going to fall off the car. The bumper is really only seriously attached to the body where the grille screws it in to the brackets. The rest is popits and clips, which will hold things in place, but won't keep the bumper on the car at 70 mph. You aren't really relying on them to keep things on anyway. I only have about 5 bumper popits left. I need to get a few more. ;)

You're right. Suck it up and take the risk. If you break it, just replace it or live with the broken version. <-- This attitude is required if you intend to modify your car. You (or anybody else) will never get things back together as well as it was put together at the factory. Just a fact you have to live with if you want to customize things.

Nrw 01-24-2013 07:50 AM

Removing the bumper is easier than it seems.

O.C.D. 01-24-2013 08:55 AM

Screw, screw, pop, pop, pop, pop, pop, pop, pop, and done.

(might have forgot a pop, lol).

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