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hi everyone, just thought I would show ya how I made some cheap headlight guards I made, hope you like

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I like it! nicely done!
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thanks man, all I used was some grille mesh from an auto shop, traced the shape of the bezel, cut, the some glue to hold it down then three small screws to finish the holding it all together, not forgetting the holes for the bezel retaining screws,

easy peezy! and I'm happy with them
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Simple but makes such a difference! Nice job!

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thanks man I did this because one of my headlights has two cracks in it from stones, so made these asap and also going to get some new headlights with the projectors in and add maybe a HID kit too
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thanks man I did this because one of my headlights has two cracks in it from stones, so made these asap and also going to get some new headlights with the projectors in and add maybe a HID kit too
That's gonna be NICE! Not sure if projectors with HID will benefit but you might wanna think about the heavy duty wiring harness. The factory put the strain on the headlight switch which can be a lot for it, the harness basically just turns the switch into a switch. Instead of pulling full power through it, they utilize two relays. Its pretty much mandatory for any headlights of a higher wattage. But again, not sure on the draw of HIDs.

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Very nicely done. Can you tell any reduction in light?
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Just my .02--- How about making the guards out of scrap pieces of Plexiglass?
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I like yours! These are some I took of a 79 ford.


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