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Old 11-28-2012, 12:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Very, VERY interesting.

I can't think of not one person who has tackled this project untilthis posting.

Many have thought about it, including myself, but at the price point for a new, replacement set of head assemblies (around $1,200) I think that tended to shy all of us away from doing so.

Now that there are used / wrecked / junk ones beginning to find their way into the stream, I suppose more and more of us may start following your lead.

Bravo!

BTW, did you have to bake them in the oven (around 210/215) in order to make that adhesive pliable enough to separate out the fronts from the rears?

Curious too as to what you're planning.

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If I had a Gen6 I would have done the same thing I did to my 4 by blacking out the inside and adding a halo.

Whatcha got planned man?
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Nice work, I too, am interested on how you got them apart. Also you have peaked my interest in the reason for tearing them apart. Good luck with the project, keep us posted as you continue!
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I've heard they have permaseal, so I too am interested in how you did it...and...WHAT you're doing. There was a retrofit of a 10 from LIGHTMODz, LED stuff, HID's, it looks good...!
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Old 11-28-2012, 05:05 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Very, VERY interesting.

I can't think of not one person who has tackled this project untilthis posting.

Many have thought about it, including myself, but at the price point for a new, replacement set of head assemblies (around $1,200) I think that tended to shy all of us away from doing so.

Now that there are used / wrecked / junk ones beginning to find their way into the stream, I suppose more and more of us may start following your lead.

Bravo!

BTW, did you have to bake them in the oven (around 210/215) in order to make that adhesive pliable enough to separate out the fronts from the rears?

Curious too as to what you're planning.

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Nice work, I too, am interested on how you got them apart. Also you have peaked my interest in the reason for tearing them apart. Good luck with the project, keep us posted as you continue!
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I've heard they have permaseal, so I too am interested in how you did it...and...WHAT you're doing. There was a retrofit of a 10 from LIGHTMODz, LED stuff, HID's, it looks good...!
1st stage 20mins, most of the light comes apart from the top, then another 5mins to finish off the bottom easily. Temp ~250

not smooth as butter but fairly easy to take apart.

Most of the inside of the light is getting painted black...leaving something unpainted

Otherwise, all other trim is getting an oem match and tails are getting tinted as well.

front door trim will be painted on the car - rear door trim came off after massaging it gently of the car (not to kink the trim) otherwise its 2 x $100 and 2 x $90 for the trim.

Hoping to be done by the weekend. I guess i was bored...its been a while since i upgraded the whole sound system and got the wheels. Next up are the eibach springs for a gentle drop.
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You might want to consider the H&R springs instead of Eibachs, seems most of the people over at the Ecoboost Owners Forum prefer the H&R's, some have even switched from the Eibachs to the H&R springs and seem to like them better.
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Old 11-28-2012, 05:30 PM   #8 (permalink)
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You might want to consider the H&R springs instead of Eibachs, seems most of the people over at the Ecoboost Owners Forum prefer the H&R's, some have even switched from the Eibachs to the H&R springs and seem to like them better.
H&R is too much of a drop for me.

On the DW i went thru Eibach Sportlines and Prokit springs (full kit) and KW Variant 2 coilovers. KW's were of course the best but the Pro kit was really good, with matched shocks and antiroll bars it had a nice ride.

I'm not looking for a huge drop, just something right.
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The ones the guys are using are only a bit lower then the Eibach's and they seem to get better reviews, they have taken some shots comparing them, but hope you post lots of photos as you do your mods. Good luck with the upgrades!
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Check out this post, it shows the difference between the two on a Taurus.
H&R spring car beside Eibach pics - Page 2
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