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Imblasted
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2017 - 09:35 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

So I bought a fairing and headlight setup. Only after I got everything home, I discovered the reflectors rattle and move inside the housing. I was hoping to run these as stock headlights while retrofitting the HID projectors into the CR.

Can anyone check if their reflectors move or if theyíre solid in the housing?
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Thefleshrocket
Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 06:21 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

One of mine bounces around; the other is stationary. I have never taken it apart to investigate, but I assume something is either broken or loose.
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651lance
Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 08:35 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

This happen to my bike also. The reflector and the back housing are loosing up from each other. What I found when I pulled it a part that all the mounting tabs between the two were warn out and so bed that there was plastic dust covering the inside of the housing.

I pulled off the headlight and separated the lens and the back housing. You need to do this sllllooooowwwww and carefully by prying the to a part, I used plastics prybars used for interior of cars.

Once a part I pulled the reflector off the back housing. Then cleaned all the part up. I added spots of silicon on the backing plate and pressed the reflector back into place.








Once that was done I cleaned up all the edges and removed all the glue.

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651lance
Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 08:46 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

I also added driving lights and PIAA light bulbs.











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Imblasted
Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 08:58 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

Well done sir! Well done! Thatís cool, thank you

For future reference, use the oven to pull them apart easier without breaking them.
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651lance
Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 09:09 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

The glue is more on the silicon side vs the glue used on car headlights. It only took about 20 minutes to pull booth apart.
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Imblasted
Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 09:38 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

Okay, Iíll have to give it a shot. Probably tomorrow.
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651lance
Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 09:43 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

I also split the left and right lights so not to break the center mounting brackets.
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Imblasted
Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 09:33 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

I just separated mine by hand no tools. Less than 5 minutes. The reflector is loose in the clear plastic that allows you to align the light.
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Imblasted
Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 10:04 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Custodian/Admin only)

They both rattled for different reasons.

The reflector vibrated due to being loose on the clear plastic. It was probably loose because the foam padding that is supposed to hold them apart was entirely gone, as if it was never there.

The other light was vibrating because it was loose on the alignment posts/mounts.
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