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Old 03-06-2012, 10:51 AM
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Hi all. For those that haven't seen my thread on it, I just traded my 2006 4.7 for a 2004 hemi. The truck is in great shape but I'm a bit of a perfectionist. The headlights on the 2004 have that frosty oxidation look very slightly. It isn't really noticeable when the lights are off but when they are on it makes it more noticeable. Anyone have any experience with aftermarket headlights? I would prefer to stick with the stock look and something that wouldn't break the bank would be nice since its really not a necessity. I have found these and several similar but I wonder if they will leak or oxidize themselves after a year on the truck?

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I have an extra pair that I was planning on doing a mod to, not sure I'm going to do it though. The lens' are fine, but the guy I bought them from had them sitting in a garage and one of them somehow got a couple drops of oil inside. If you don't mind pulling one apart and cleaning it, I could probably let the pair go. PM me if you're interested.
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Thanks Thasse. I just realized this thread would probably be more appropriate in the exterior/interior lighting section. If a mod could move it I would appreciate it. Thanks.
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I just picked up a set from the guy on this thread:
http://www.dodge talk.com/forums/sho...ght=headlights
They look to be good quality and I will be installing them soon (gotta finish the trans first).
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Thanks for the reply but I couldn't get that link to work. How can I find the thread?
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You have to take out the space between 'dodge' and 'talk'. If I leave the link as is you get a bunch of stars (site won't allow it).
http://www.dodge talk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=350440&highlight=headlights
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Lol, gotcha. I was wondering how you got that in there without the *****.
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I got it to work. Thanks for the info. Please update when you get them in if you don't mind. That thread made me remember that I actually bought and installed a set of Lightning headlights in my 2003 F150 some years ago and they were TYC as well. The lights looked excellent and I think I put some clear silicone around all the seams prior to install to safeguard against condesation. I didn't keep the truck long enough to say how they held up but I do remember the beam pattern was pretty $hitty. Maybe I could have adjusted them and helped it but I dunno.

Anyway, keep me updated please and thanks again!
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Yeah I don't think new sets come adjusted (every vehicle is a little different). Once I get them in I'll let you know.
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Fit and finish is great, even came with a new bulb.


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