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This is a discussion on Headlights within the Exterior & Appearance forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; Anyone knows if it is possible to remove the orange reflector form the headlights as shown before? How can I ...

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    Anyone knows if it is possible to remove the orange reflector form the headlights as shown before? How can I do it? Can I replace it by another color? Thanks

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    You can remove it but I wouldn't just because it's there for a reason. When I blacked out my chrome housing I used some vht night shade paint on that reflector so it's now black but still reflects. You have to open up your head light housing to get to it. There are lots of how too's on YouTube and forums.

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    DIY: TSX RETROFIT (THE RIGHT WAY )

    the only other reflector that I had see was a clear one but it came off a DEPO headlight your best bet is to remove it and then spray metalcast on the section it covers if you wanted something different not sure what color you would be looking to put there.
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    @Steers, thanks for the tip but I cannot find any videos about it, any link for me please?

    @cflip2x, I wanted a clear headlight look without swapping the whole headlight, so painting it chrome might be a good idea. Thanks for the tip guys!

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    Just bake the headlights and take the orange reflector off check out the HID retrofit link I posted

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    Wow, thanks a lot, I have already ordered my HID kit so I'll do this at the same time.

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    How to bake 2008-12 Subaru WRX STI headlight - YouTube

    Here is a link. It's really easy to do

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    Hid plug and play or a proper hid retrofit?

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    Plug and play HID with relay harness

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    Don't install the plug and play HIDs........either do a proper HID retrofit or don't do it at all.
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    After reading up on HID retrofits I was sold on doing a proper retrofit.

    HID in a reflector headlight (light goes everywhere)


    HID in a halogen projector (better then a reflector bowl but you can see brighter spots of light and some glare above the cut off line)


    HID in a HID projector (sharp cut off line even spread of light)

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