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MOVE ME :) Headlight lense replace+blackout+LED bar upgrade

Ended up buying some aftermarket base model CTS headlights, pulling the lenses off and swapping onto my headlights, while it was open, also went ahead and sprayed chrome bezel and orange side marker black and lightly tinted the reflector shield for turn and DRL lights along with upgrading the LED for bar



sorry, wrong thread, move me when possible to 09+ :)
 

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So it looks like the swap looks like it worked.

Good for you.
 

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Very nice job! Looks great!
 

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What did you use to get the "old" sealant off of the new lens?
 

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What did you use to get the "old" sealant off of the new lens?
I have done a dozen sets or so, like the OP said, mostly just time and patience. I have only had a couple sets that were really bad though, most have peeled out fairly easy.


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Looks great! Going to tackle this over the winter too. I like how bright the bars are. Can you explain in more detail the LED upgrade for the bar? I've read about a couple different ways and leds used.
Any details, parts, and procedure would be cool.
Thanks!

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Looks great! Going to tackle this over the winter too. I like how bright the bars are. Can you explain in more detail the LED upgrade for the bar? I've read about a couple different ways and leds used.
Any details, parts, and procedure would be cool.
Thanks!

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I purchased the LED bar upgrade from a facebook group member selling LEDs (interior/license plate/LED bar/DRL), i already had everything else so just got the LED bar upgrade, basically just snip out old LED module and solder in new one, youll see how to get it out once you have the headlight opened up
 

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Ended up buying some aftermarket base model CTS headlights, pulling the lenses off and swapping onto my headlights, while it was open, also went ahead and sprayed chrome bezel and orange side marker black and lightly tinted the reflector shield for turn and DRL lights along with upgrading the LED for bar

sorry, wrong thread, move me when possible to 09+ :)
What do you mean by “lightly tinted” how did you “tint”?
 

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What aftermarket base cts headlights did i you use? I assume they worked out.


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I’d buy a set... just saying wink wink
 

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i hope they hold up, ive gone through 4 sets of aftermarket headlights on my pickup, the clear always seems to peel off and fail
 
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