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Old 10-07-2006, 11:26 PM   #1
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ok looks gusy.. ive had my chromiums installed for 8 months.. is anybody else experiencing the clear filmish backing of the rings coming unglued, or coming off? my lights still work perfectly, but it looks like the backing is falling off.. plus xanax and percocet is good!
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Old 10-07-2006, 11:37 PM   #2
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I think Alec had the same thing happen.

The glue gets heat cycled after time and the rings come apart. I've seen it happen on the pred chromiums and the titniums, waiting to see if its something the raptors will have happen too.

I'm sure its easily fixed as well btw.
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Old 10-07-2006, 11:43 PM   #3
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its really fkn irritating, the fact that i have to take apart my light fixures all over again
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Old 10-08-2006, 01:04 AM   #4
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Happened to me too, seems like the glue just heats up and gives way or something....very unfortunate.
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Old 10-08-2006, 02:28 AM   #5
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yup its happened to me but it doesnt really bother me too much
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