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Just curious if anyone has ever opened their recon headlights before? I was to replace my ccfls with true LED halos, add an led driving light also.

Just wondering how hard are they to open? I will try once summer rolls around, just want some people to open up

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They are held together by the same stuff as the OEM headlights. Bake them at 250F for 17-20 min and they should pull right apart. Just make sure you use an oven that has about 3 inches all around the headlight, too close to one of the elements and they can melt. I've only seen one person do that, but he also had a tiny oven.
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They are held together by the same stuff as the OEM headlights. Bake them at 250F for 17-20 min and they should pull right apart. Just make sure you use an oven that has about 3 inches all around the headlight, too close to one of the elements and they can melt. I've only seen one person do that, but he also had a tiny oven.
how long did he have them in for? I too have a small oven and have now baked 5 set of light and never melted one, i generally have between 1-2.5" of clearance at the closest point of contact.

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I would have to look for the thread, but he had one of those condo-sized oven that also used the upper element, so it was a lot of heat a short distance from the housing.
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I would have to look for the thread, but he had one of those condo-sized oven that also used the upper element, so it was a lot of heat a short distance from the housing.
oh yea i know what your talking about, those things are tiny lol, i use a gas over that heats from the bottom

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I haven't but I definitely want to do that because the halos in my lights are extremely dim. Where were you going to get the halos from?
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