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Well I was on the fence about what I wanted to do with my headlights, either chrome Anzos or do them myself with a custom white housing. After seeing a lot of the live SEMA coverage and all the white 14+ Silverados with custom white housings I was possessed to give it a shot. Here are some pics and tips along the way…

Another member gave instructions for 15 min @ 225 degrees. The headlights were not even close to budging afterwards, so I decided to use TSR’s (The Retrofit Source) instructions for Permaseal style headlights which was 23 min @ 270 degrees. This made things MUCH easier and wish I would have started with this. It would have saved me re-heating the other way 4 times and A LOT of frustration!

Here they are baking away…
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Bezels removed and reflectors shaved…and I say shaved because I took the time to plastic weld / putty the reflector mounting holes for a smooth clean look. I was surprised by some of the SEMA pics where they didn’t do this and it looked “lazy” in my opinion.
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In the “paint booth”…
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Assembled waiting to be installed…
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Installed…
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One in the shade shot…
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holy effin white...
 

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These look great!
 

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Heads look killer. Too much white IMO. Not hatin though. Maybe if the mesh in grille was black and u had black wheels if would look better. Just a thought. None the less a thumbs up on the heads. I wish I would of painted mine when I cleared them. Too lazy to take mine back apart now.
 

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I like all the white personally. Maybe go full brushed on the bowtie but everything else looks pretty awesome to me.
 

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I like all the white personally. Maybe go full brushed on the bowtie but everything else looks pretty awesome to me.
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brushed bowtie would set it off, I'm personally a fan of the all white look
 

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Yeah I like the brushed bowtie idea....I'm also maybe considering putting the grill back to the stock all chrome w/ chrome honeycomb to break up the white just a bit, as it would tie the center bumper chrome part into it and the whole "middle of the front end" would be uniform.. only if I can find a cheap takeoff on craigslist or something...
 

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Well the cheap deal came quicker than I thought, crappy night pic but I think it may actually turn out pretty good once the new wheels go on

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X3 - I actually came in here to say plz don't put the chrome on.
 

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Put white back on
Hope u didn't trade it
 

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Didn't trade it, just found a good deal on it so said what the hell I'll give it a shot. I had this custom grill idea in my head for awhile and this would be a perfect candidate for doing it but idk...maybe if the grill doesn't sell I'll give it a try

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Needs to be broken up, just throw the white one back on.
 

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The last pic posted looks nice and clean, also wanted to add nice job doing your headlights, they look great.


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The headlights are sick! I might do that to my 08! Love the grille in the first set of pics but might have done the bowtie in a different color. My grille was painted all white for a white but I left the bowtie stock
 
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