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Old 11-14-2006, 12:37 AM   #1
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How to take off the reflectors on halogen headlights?

My old set of angel eyes is stuck on my old set of halogens. I want to sell the angel eyes but dont know how to take off the reflectors and since they are fragile, I dont want to break them.

How do I take apart the headlight?

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Old 11-15-2006, 02:25 PM   #2
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1. remove corner lights (push pin, then pull out if pre-facelifted)
2. remove trim under the headlight (if you have washer jets, you can't remove it, but you can pull it out enough to get to the lens)
3. remove rubber trim over the headlight
4. undo clips holding the lens, pull lens out
5. undo connections, feed wires back into the headlight assembly
6. remove ddes by moving two clips on top
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Old 11-15-2006, 11:11 PM   #3
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I already have the headlights out of the car. All I need to know is how to pull the reflectors out (the chrome/ceramic part of the headlight). Trust me, there is no other way to pull these angel eyes out. When I installed them I accidentally clipped them in too far and they are 100% stuck.
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Old 11-16-2006, 12:08 AM   #4
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directions up to the point of removing the shroud are similar between both. WATCH OUT WHEN REMOVING THE INNER MIDDLE TRIM BETWEEN THE HIGH AND LOW BEAM have patience or you'll break the tabs.
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You don't have to remove the reflectors, just pry the clips up a bit and they will slide out. I have done it many times.
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