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PostPosted: Thu Jun 09, 2011 12:34 pm    Post subject:  anyone ever see this? Reply with quote

Its like my reverse lights melted the plastic lenses...



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PostPosted: Thu Jun 09, 2011 12:54 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

I haven't seen that before, that i recall. Did you check the bulbs to make sure they were the right bulb number for the application?

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 09, 2011 1:10 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Wow,.. nice. Shocked Can't say I've seen that yet.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 09, 2011 1:18 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

whoa... havent seen that at all i'd check the bulb aswell.......but should it really melt like that from a bulb? sorry bout your luck buddy

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 09, 2011 1:25 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Looks like the paint dried and cracked. Is the plastic itself damaged?

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 09, 2011 1:42 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

MISHNAH wrote:
Looks like the paint dried and cracked. Is the plastic itself damaged?


kk that makes sense now that i look at it closer didnt realize your were tinted.....

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 09, 2011 1:47 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

How long do you back up for that bulb to even be on that long?

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 09, 2011 4:38 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

I wish it was just the paint... not even close. The paint was actually stretching over the cracks, you can kind of see it in the corners of them. The whole surface is all concave right there if i take a pic from an angle you will see. And i have never changed the bulbs so they have to be the right ones. When i tinted the bulbs there was a little tiny bit of crazing there on the plastic, but i didnt think anything of it. I think i actually sanded the injection gate down to be smooth with the surface...

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 09, 2011 9:34 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

To me it looks like the results of impacts.
Is there any plastic debris inside the lens?
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 09, 2011 9:40 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Im With Stupid I really doubt the reverse lights could melt that, even if you had the wrong bulbs in there. They are on for what, 15 seconds at a time, if that.

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 11, 2011 10:11 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

So I guess ill be in the market for a new set of tail lights... Can you just buy a set from flip tinted or do you have to actually send some out to him?

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 11, 2011 10:18 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Mines look like that.

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