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Thread: PROJECT: Making custom clear reflectors for headlights.

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    Re: PROJECT: Making custom clear reflectors for headlights.

    Mike I just want to add this link I found about how to make castings better

    http://www.hirstarts.com/casting/advanced.html

    Check out the "Wet Water" one it might be helpful to getting the plastic in to all the spots also the vibrating table looks like a good idea.


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    Re: PROJECT: Making custom clear reflectors for headlights.

    i order from a headlight factory 100 sets of those clear reflectors...i will receive on next friday and post the pictures mike if you need yours its free just send me your address to my email loginrio01@gmail.com

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    What ever became of ur project?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sfv41901 View Post
    What ever became of ur project?
    I installed the black headlights I bought off eBay with clear reflectors already in them. I had intended to continue to try make my own as I really prefer the chrome headlight housing, but I just have too many other things going on. The molds aren't in perfect shape after so many failed attempts, but if you still want them I can send them to you next week.

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    Sure, ill see what I can do with them.

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    Re: PROJECT: Making custom clear reflectors for headlights.

    Quote Originally Posted by mikedyk43 View Post
    I installed the black headlights I bought off eBay with clear reflectors already in them. I had intended to continue to try make my own as I really prefer the chrome headlight housing, but I just have too many other things going on. The molds aren't in perfect shape after so many failed attempts, but if you still want them I can send them to you next week.

    Pics of the black/clear headlights from ebay?

    I'd be interested in assisting with the molds. I have a friend that owns a machine shop.

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    Re: PROJECT: Making custom clear reflectors for headlights.

    selling the clear ones that you made?

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    Re: PROJECT: Making custom clear reflectors for headlights.

    bump

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    He never finished making his clear ones as he bought a set of aftermarket lights that had the clear reflector

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    Quote Originally Posted by sfv41901
    He never finished making his clear ones as he bought a set of aftermarket lights that had the clear reflector
    I agree also I like homer Simpson where did you get the pic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by the cadillac man

    I agree also I like homer Simpson where did you get the pic.
    Thx.....I think I've had this pic for 10 years. Got it somewhere of the internet.

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    Re: PROJECT: Making custom clear reflectors for headlights.

    Quote Originally Posted by sfv41901 View Post
    Thx.....I think I've had this pic for 10 years. Got it somewhere of the internet.
    i have a few but i have to set me one i am a huge fan of the simpsons i even say some stuff that homer does from the show and a few from bart, el barto

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    Re: PROJECT: Making custom clear reflectors for headlights.

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    Where did you get those clear side markers, looks great and I would like some on my Escalade!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mark Edward Morrison
    Where did you get those clear side markers, looks great and I would like some on my Escalade!!
    Those are aftermarket housings you can get them on ebay


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