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Old 03-06-2008, 12:17 AM   #1
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ok one of my headlights that was pre baked is leaking i pulled it off pulled the bulbs and harness off...

i was told to use black silicone but could only find clear is this ok???

also what do i do now just put it in the over and go for it or what and do i re bake after or what i dont get it im lost!
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Old 03-06-2008, 12:21 AM   #2
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Clear should be ok. Just be careful you don't get any on the inside bezel. What I did with mine was put the silicone in the groove, squeezed back together, then I popped it back into the oven for 10 mins at 220 then did the final squeeze then screwed everything back up.

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Old 03-06-2008, 12:26 AM   #3
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Clear should be ok. Just be careful you don't get any on the inside bezel. What I did with mine was put the silicone in the groove, squeezed back together, then I popped it back into the oven for 10 mins at 220 then did the final squeeze then screwed everything back up.

yeah clear is fine, i did the same thing as sick did.
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ok i cant find any screws on the evo headlight and i think he siliconed over the cips.
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Old 03-06-2008, 12:33 AM   #5
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ooo i dunno I guess make sure it "clips" in and let it dry over night before you mess with it.
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Old 03-06-2008, 12:37 AM   #6
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yeah clear is fine, i did the same thing as sick did.
same, i did the same thing, and i used clear
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Old 03-06-2008, 12:48 AM   #7
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i was specifically told to use clear to reseal mine; it may be preferable
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