Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Tucson, AZ, USA
Re: Solvent for the sealer on plastic headlight housing
Thank you for your time and the info.
I suspect the LT's head light is different from what the auto headlights I've watched being taken apart on you-tube.
I tried heating the LT head light on two different occasions with the same results, the sealent hadn't changed consistency. Baking a strip of it for 20 mins or so just below the melting point of ABS 220F produced the same result, no change.
Next time i'm out running errands and remember it, i'll poke around for different solvents.
What I've been day dreaming about is simply cutting a panel out of the housing to gain access inside the housing. Since a projector won't need the reflector, cutting through that shouldn't matter. As far as I can tell what matters is keeping the adjustments to the assembly inside the housing, and, once aimed correctly, making a water tight seal when placing the panel back on.
Soon i'll be taking the nose off and looking to see if it matters where an entry panel might be cut? And, what room can be made if I remover the front speakers since I really only need music and audio inside my helmet.
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