Xantia Headlights

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pug_owner2002
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Post by pug_owner2002 » Tue Nov 20, 2007 1:05 pm

As an experiment I wonder if the chrome finish Plastikote spray paint as sold in most DIY shops could be used, as it does (as long as applied correctly) give a smooth shiney finish.

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Post by Dickieg » Tue Nov 20, 2007 1:16 pm

Is it worth the hassle of pulling headlamps apart as they are really cheap off Ebay, alternatively you can have a pair from me for the price of a beer if you wish to collect them.

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Access to change bulbs

Post by cpt_spalding » Mon Dec 03, 2007 9:07 am

OK. My Haynes manual describes accessing the back of the Xantia headlights to change the bulb, however it doesn't look that simple in reality.

Do I need to remove the headlight unit from the car before accessing the rear of it?

Its a MkII estate.
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Post by MULLEY » Mon Dec 03, 2007 7:12 pm

I wouldnt call approx £40 for a pair of replacement headlights that cheap....someone get some paint & post your results :D