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#1 (permalink) Old 11-07-2004, 07:12 PM
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are the fogs on e36 just like the headlights (can't be seperated) i need to get inside of the fogs ghead there is a little metal thing that got loose inside the fog. i think it blocks some of the light so you don't blind ppl but im not sure.

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ya, the glass lense comes off... when i changed my old fogs to my new diamond cut fogs.. i experimented and took the lenses off.. with a little heat and a flathead, you'll take them off in a jiffy!

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the H1 is surrounded by a reflector. Removing it will decrease your light. I suggest taking a dremel and going ape shit on the light and remove the reflector and then cut the material until an H7 bulb fits.

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the H1 is surrounded by a reflector. Removing it will decrease your light. I suggest taking a dremel and going ape shit on the light and remove the reflector and then cut the material until an H7 bulb fits.
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or just throw a brighter H1 bulb in there

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el pres - im not trying to remove the the reflector, what im saying is that it got loose and im trying to put it back. If you say removing the reflector decrease the light, why would i remove it (i wouldn't know were to begin if i was to change H1 to H7)

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ya, the glass lense comes off... when i changed my old fogs to my new diamond cut fogs.. i experimented and took the lenses off.. with a little heat and a flathead, you'll take them off in a jiffy!
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how did you heat up the fog?

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a hairdryer works...

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thanks. ill give it a try

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hmm not working.......

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does anyone have an idea on how get the lens off the fog

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heat gun! and try to pry the glass lense off while its hot!

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