tail light ?

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  1. glockshooter

    glockshooter New Member

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    i was wondering has anyone ever taken the vertical tail lights apart. if so what temp. and how long did you leave them in the oven. i want to do an experiment with a set. but first i need to get an extra set
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    glockshooter New Member

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    if the experiment works i will post what it was and how i did it
     
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    I think 200f is what most people bake the lights at to separate them.
     
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    ^ yes between 180-200 for my truck headlights for 10-20 minutes if I remember correctly. I would assume tail lights have similar glue holding them together
     
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    ok thanks once i get a donor set of lights i will do my experiment and hope it works
     
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    I can't remember anyone doing this to taillights, only headlights and corners.
     
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    g36 monkey Moderator Staff SN95 Supporter

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    Yea I am interested to see, because I have a messed up set of lights but if I can open them up I could fix them.
     
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    This is what I was thinking.

    I see a lot of the 99/01 Cobra lights with flaws go cheap and if they are easily opened up it might be worth a shot.
     
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    g36 monkey Moderator Staff SN95 Supporter

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    Take a guess at what's messed up :(
     
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    I tried to get my rear lights apart with heat. I ended up cutting them apart in the end.