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Materials:
Flat head screwdriver (-)
Phillips head screwdriver(+)
Epoxy(super glue)
Utility knife
Baking sheet
Wax paper
Sharpie(permanent marker)
toothpick
Dremmel tool or a grinder
white spray paint
Masking tape
rubber bands

Step 1: Removing lights


Go over to your car and, with a phillips screw driver, remove your turn signals from your car. There are little gray pieces that lock in the turn signals that holds the light bulb in place. Turn the gray piece counter clock wise and it will pop right out. Ok, now that you have the signals in you hands, (the black box and the orange lens ), take them inside.

Step 2: Baking!



Take your baking pan and place 1 of the light on it. Pre-heat your oven to 375 degrees. Once heated, place you light in the oven for 50 SECONDS. When it comes out, the light will be very warm but still touchable. Pry the orange piece off the black using a flat blade screw driver. Take your time, if you force the light out, you are liable to bend or break the black box. There are four(4) little prongs on the orange piece that snaps into the black piece. Look at the light you will see them. Do the best you can to remove the orange from the black. It is not real hard. You will have to bake them for about two times to get the orange lens off the black piece. Take a utility knife and cut the glue as you pull the pieces apart. After you get the 2 pieces apart, you need to go ahead and paint the inside of the black box. The paint will reflect light better than the black plastic.

Step 3: painting


Mask off the areas for the black parts that you don’t want painted. Shake the spray paint well and then proceed to spray the inside of the black box. There is a little reflective mirror piece inside too. You can either take it out or paint over it. I couldn’t get mine out so I just painted over it. While your letting that dry, move on to making the clear lens-step 4.

Step 4: Making another orange piece, clear.


Take the plastic office lighting and make a square foot of it. Now take your sharpie and your original orange piece. Place the orange piece on the office plastic stuff and trace around it with your sharpie. You will have to bend the plastic so it looks and bends the same way as the orange covering does. It won't break. After you have a copy made just like the orange piece, take your dremmel tool or grinder and just start sanding away at the plastic until it looks like and is the same size as the original piece. Measure it up to the black box. The plastic will be to big to fit in the box so try it out and then cut it to fit right in there. The clear plastic should fit right on top of the box-not overlapping. Once you have the plastic cut right, take out your 3 rubber bands. Place them evenly around the two pieces(new clear and the black box.)
The next step is gluing the clear piece onto the black piece. It is hard to hold and do this so I made a stand that hold the box. I mad mine out of 2X4s and nails. Look at the picture. It was easy to make or you can use a vise or bench press to hold the turn signal. Or, just come up with something even better. Ok, on to the gluing.

Step 5: Gluing


Take the baking pan and place the sheet of wax paper on it. Cut the wax paper to the size of a sheet of notebook paper. That is where you are going to mix the epoxy. Epoxy is a real strong glue and can be found in any hardware store. Read the directions on the back of the glue box. There are some special instructions to follow if it is a new bottle of glue. Take the glue and pour a small amount onto the paper. With your toothpick, mix the glue for 30-45 seconds. Don’t pour too much glue because it hardens in 5-10 minutes. So just work small. Dip the toothpick in the glue and apply the glue to small portions of the piece making sure that there are no holes that comes between the black box and the clear plastic. Try to not get too much glue on the clear plastic either. Remove the rubber bands when you are certain the plastic will not come loose of the black box. Then cover the areas that the rubber bands left. The less glue you get on the plastic, the better it looks. Just make a mental note that you can get glue about 1/8th of an inch onto the side of the plastic. This way your glue will look somewhat straight and not real messy. After you have covered the edges in glue, you will have to cover the little holes where the prongs of the orange piece snapped into the black box. The glue should cover up the holes fine.
Let the whole assembly dry for 1-2 hours. The glue dries in 10 minutes but just to be safe.

Step 6: Shaving the glue.


Take your dremmel tool or grinder and remove all the excess glue i.e. big lumps, drops and points. make a nice clean line of glue like this but don’t take too much off. Just what is real noticeable. Then it is time to make the holes that the screw goes into to hold the light onto the car. Take a drill or dremmel tool and drill a whole that the screw will go into. Do not press down to hard on the clear plastic because the added pressure might break it. Once your glue is shaped, you can either take vinyl and cover the outside of the lights to cover the glue. If your lights look good with the glue, then you might not want to put the vinyl on.

 

Step 7: Showing off.


Take your lights and put them back on your car. Remember to not tighten the screws too much. Just to make the light snug. You will see the plastic flex and that is when you know to stop tightening.
Take a minute to look how much better your car looks and then drive around town and look all the people watching your car as you drive by.