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#1 scw02102

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Posted 05 September 2019 - 06:39 PM

Just ordered some new lens whats the best fitment guide?

 

I'm guessing remove light, cut sealant, clean, squeeze new sealant and fit.

 

Whats the best sealant?

 

Thanks in advanced



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Posted 05 September 2019 - 06:42 PM

Butyl tape, 4x3mm or 3x3. Squash it. Also called roofing tape

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Posted 05 September 2019 - 11:39 PM

Make sure you oven it first after you stretch it out on the light unit then clamp it in place.



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Posted 08 September 2019 - 05:59 AM

Thanks guys. Mark I might bell you as know you have taken yours out before :)



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Posted 08 September 2019 - 07:03 AM

Butyl tape, 4x3mm or 3x3. Squash it. Also called roofing tape

 

Is this the stuff you fit then put in the headlight into the oven to make it melt into position?



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Posted 08 September 2019 - 09:10 AM

Yup, it helps!

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Posted 08 September 2019 - 01:38 PM

Butyl tape for the headlight lens, Sikaflex (or similar - Fezzasus posted a link to the correct stuff previously) for the rear light lens (some of us have lost a rear lens using butyl tape only).



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Posted 08 September 2019 - 07:19 PM

Butyl tape for the headlight lens, Sikaflex (or similar - Fezzasus posted a link to the correct stuff previously) for the rear light lens (some of us have lost a rear lens using butyl tape only).


They normally pop off if not stretched and heated up before fitting




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