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Has anyone baked and painted their headlights yet?

I've seen a few pictures around ( http://www.veloster.org/forum/attac...hting/3426-hid-installed-veloster-white-2.gif ) and have been thinking about doing the same as well as maybe (http://i.ebayimg.com/t/Headlight-Eyebrow-PAINTED-11-12-Hyundai-Veloster-/00/s/MTAwMFgxMDAw/$%28KGrHqV,!l0E65N43oMOBOug3JmTP!~~60_35.JPG)


Have always wanted to do this to previous cars but have been too nervous!

What do you guys think, on a scale of 1 - I give up how hard is it?
 

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I know it involves throwing them in the oven for a hour or so at a low temp and then prying them apart, but I'm too nervous until I know somebody else has successfully done it
 

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not quite sure these will fit well into an oven when it is closed. I still prefer the heat gun method so you don't end up with a bubbled lens because you were not checking up on it enough.. I was debating painting the bezel black and tinting the corner lens.. hmmm..

these headlights are HUGE though. probably bigger than the TC.
 

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All of our good tools are in storage quite far away :[ (e.g. I have no heat gun :'( )

It looks so good with the white on white, and since I'm sure ill have to stay away from most performance mods to keep my 100k bumper to bumper a project like this would be nice!

I have a few things planned .. Bumper claws painted Elite White, my Rally Armor stuff should be in soon and I cant wait to have a roof rack again (No sunroof on my V :[ )

Hmm, Maybe i'll have to be the ginnie pig on this one!
 

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As a company that open these headlights, it's a LITTLE bit more involved than just heating up and pulling apart. That being said, the only other tools you need are a Philips screwdriver. We use the heat gun method.

If you do decide to paint them, make sure you use heat resistant paint, as the head generated from your lights might melt the paint. Especially if you install HID's. Yes, these lights are larger than those tC lights.

One of our employees has his bezel painted white on his white V (non turbo). Land vehicle Vehicle Car Hyundai Hyundai veloster

You may have seen this in the other V forum.
 

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its 60k bumper to bumper..100k powertrain.
All of our good tools are in storage quite far away :[ (e.g. I have no heat gun :'( )

It looks so good with the white on white, and since I'm sure ill have to stay away from most performance mods to keep my 100k bumper to bumper a project like this would be nice!

I have a few things planned .. Bumper claws painted Elite White, my Rally Armor stuff should be in soon and I cant wait to have a roof rack again (No sunroof on my V :[ )

Hmm, Maybe i'll have to be the ginnie pig on this one!
 

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View attachment 416

THAT is awesome! The white with the black create an awesome color combination. Can that be added to the exLED FULL LED HEADLIGHTS for VELOSTER TURBO
CODE: 9035?? If so, how much extra would it be for the paint? Thank you.
 

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As a company that open these headlights, it's a LITTLE bit more involved than just heating up and pulling apart. That being said, the only other tools you need are a Philips screwdriver. We use the heat gun method.

If you do decide to paint them, make sure you use heat resistant paint, as the head generated from your lights might melt the paint. Especially if you install HID's. Yes, these lights are larger than those tC lights.

One of our employees has his bezel painted white on his white V (non turbo). View attachment 416

You may have seen this in the other V forum.
Sweet, It will be hard to find paint to match the body color in high temp.

Thanks for the pro tips btw!
 

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i want to do this as well when i get my VT.... kind of nervous on it
You and me both, but it will look hot as hell in the end
 

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We can. It's a special order item, but the price to you will be the same for white. IF you order, just add in the comment section (there's a place for customer comments) that you'd like white paint instead of black and we will change it for you, no problem.

Other colors, unfortunately, are more expensive because the paint itself, is more expensive.
 

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We can. It's a special order item, but the price to you will be the same for white. IF you order, just add in the comment section (there's a place for customer comments) that you'd like white paint instead of black and we will change it for you, no problem.

Other colors, unfortunately, are more expensive because the paint itself, is more expensive.
That's good news, because I like the way the white and the black accents set each other off. If you have close-ups of the headlight, I would LOVE to see them in action!! :)
Once I have secured my VT I will be purchasing a pair of these, fully loaded and painted of course. Thanks again!
 

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What do you mean white AND black? Land vehicle Vehicle Car Hyundai Hyundai veloster Land vehicle Vehicle Car Hyundai veloster Hyundai You mean the white/black like this?

In the 9035 picture they are just black.
Black: 9035 Unfortunately we don't have a photo/video of the turbo version with the white.
 
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