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Old 02-12-2008, 11:03 AM   #31
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Thanks for the write up!
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Old 02-12-2008, 11:18 AM   #32
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Hm, these would probably make my shattered ones look a lot nicer lol Thanks Chris!
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Old 02-12-2008, 07:44 PM   #33
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I did this on my dads E34 and wasn't to impressed.
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Old 02-12-2008, 11:32 PM   #34
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Any tricks to getting the old lenses off? Also, what is that sealant that you used?
Tricks - I used a decent sized flathead for leverage to start popping the glass off. Pulled pieces off/out with turtle shelled gloves.

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TIP:You can use a heater gun to heat up the area where the original glue is.This way you can take out the complete lens instead of bothering with many small pieces.
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Old 02-28-2008, 08:25 PM   #36
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Two questions, since I just got my new/old fogs in the mail. The little seal around the outside of mine is black foam, not rubber. Can you order these new? I'd rather just replace them, since one of them is split where there's a crack in the glass. Second question, can you also replace the little plugs that go in the lense? The ones on the lenses of the fogs I just bought are wasted.

*EDIT* Nevermind, a little searching on my part found the part numbers for both. Here they are if anyone wants them:

GASKET LEFT: 63 17 1 386 647
GASKET RIGHT: 63 17 1 386 648
PLUG: 63 17 1 381 646

The gaskets are a little over $6 each, and the plugs are under $.50 each. I don't know about you guys, but anytime I'm doing jobs like this, I like to replace as many of the little cheap replaceable parts with new ones.
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You have a right up on the pre-face lift fogs?

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Old 03-06-2008, 02:11 PM   #38
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Nice write up and pics.

Just a quick newbie question i hope doesn't have too obvious of an answer. Are the glass lenses you are replacing restorable?

Seems like if you followed the same baking procedures as other lenses, the glass could be safely removed then sanded and buffed.

If not, this seems like the best option.
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Old 04-04-2008, 01:27 PM   #39
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Looks great. As any of us who have plastic bumper foglights know, the factory lenses are quite fragile and replacement lenses can get rather expensive, so this looks like a nice alternative.
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