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Unread 06-19-2011, 08:50 AM   #16
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Your headlamps are glass?

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Unread 06-19-2011, 09:41 AM   #17
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I managed to fix the alarm problem - hood closure switch was the problem!

When I finished fixing it I shut the hood and the glass fell out of the passenger side headlamp and smashed!

This is supposed to be my DD.
LOL, feeling your pain brother. In the last couple of weeks replaced the thermostat, radiator cap, PCM, Govenor pressure sensor/solenoid and catalytic converter.
Good thing I got $ growing outta my *** and I don't need it for anything else!!
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Unread 06-19-2011, 11:39 PM   #18
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Your headlamps are glass?
yep - front lens is glass, made by hella I think. Its a UK model, don't know if they're slightly different spec. Don't personally like plastic lenses - they scratch and crackle and similar.

I think turning it over for ages trying to start it with no CPS followed by the alarm going off all the time has finished the battery off - good job I've also got loads of money and nothing better to spend it on!
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Unread 06-20-2011, 05:16 AM   #19
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That's nice I'd rather have glass lenses.

You could drain your battery and then do a slow trickle charge if you have such a charger.
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Unread 06-20-2011, 06:21 AM   #20
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That's nice I'd rather have glass lenses.

You could drain your battery and then do a slow trickle charge if you have such a charger.
Kolak can get them. European lights use the h4 bulb as well
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Unread 06-20-2011, 06:42 AM   #21
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I'll have to look into that.

Though I'd feel better having some sort of protection up front first... This was a few weeks ago. Had my steering wheel cut all the way, reversing in a tight arc.... Didn't quite clear that tree
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