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white fish
05-13-2005, 05:17 PM
how have you guy done this?
I found this Link (http://www.kris-hansen.com/Audi/lens.htm)

try it and it didn't work melted a bit of the end

I tryed the oven on 200 for 5 min and that didn't work


Help please from those of you that have done it

RippleChip
05-13-2005, 06:09 PM
Heat gun and pry them apart. The glue is very strong, oven will do nothing but melt the housings.

BoostinA4
05-13-2005, 06:34 PM
i dremmeled mine

derek2079
05-13-2005, 07:28 PM
i took one of my headlights apart the other day, no was should you dremmell your headlights open unless you want to ruin them, heat gun is the way to go

Zodiak
05-13-2005, 08:29 PM
how is dremeling going to ruin your lights? You're removing a very small amount of material and the plastic outer lense has 0 effect on light output, so distance from the projector doesn't matter.

BavarianAudi
05-13-2005, 11:30 PM
thats stupid heat gun ruins headlights melting plastic not good this is the way to go------>
http://images5.fotki.com/v57/photos/1/180086/688731/install02-vi.jpg

white fish
05-14-2005, 05:25 AM
well thats what I was forced to do (I did not enjoy cutting my headlights in half)

Kruat
05-20-2005, 10:03 AM
Originally posted by roudiaudi
thats stupid heat gun ruins headlights melting plastic not good this is the way to go------>
http://images5.fotki.com/v57/photos/1/180086/688731/install02-vi.jpg

Bringing back from the dead....

How did this work out? Were you able to get a good seal back on the light? What did you use?

RippleChip
05-20-2005, 10:04 AM
It would be interesting to hear.

I've got everything completely apart, this weekend is the painting and reassembly.

AsianA408
05-20-2005, 10:16 AM
hey guys those are my headlights in the picture being dremeled apart. but yes the window sealant did last, and is lasting from all the rain and car washes its been through ill let you guys know when it does leak. and at that point ill let it evap up. and just seal it over again. the great thing about our headlights is that we can hide the spots where we cut. here are the pics of the procedures.

pics of the angel eye and opening (http://public.fotki.com/DTMevolution/azna408_angeleyes/)

EVIL-AUDI
05-20-2005, 10:41 AM
I can not believe that anyone would still try putting our headlights in the oven.

white fish
05-20-2005, 08:20 PM
nothing happend in the oven no damage
it was the heat gun that did a little bit of melting