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Old 07-28-2004, 10:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Can anyone tell me how to remove the headlight covers for a 1993 bmw 318is? I want to clean them off, because they're a bit cloudy, but I don't want to screw somethign up. Can anyone direct me to a guide, or give me some instructions?
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Old 07-28-2004, 10:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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NA or elsewhere in the world?

NA-specs aren't removeable.
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theyre removable, just not meant to be

you have to put them in the oven and pry apart the glue... its not worth it
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dont do it, but if you are a genius the oven thing should work... and you can buy glass lenses for $100
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if you search headlight cleaning you may happen up a method that cleans them quite nicely too.
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Probably best to buy some ZKW headlights from umnitza.com
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Old 07-30-2004, 04:45 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Hey, thought i would let you know to check out this stuff: Megiuars Plastic Cleaner and Polish. Its like $6 a bottle and works fantasically on the outside. I thought most of mine was on the inside and was suprised when i found it to be 80% was on the outside. they dont look as bad now, wish i had some pics for you to see.

If you are wondering where to get it i had to ask for it at O'reilly's they dont keep it on the shelf, so you MUST ask for it.

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