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Old 04-16-2018, 12:27 PM   #349 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by California98Civic View Post
Seven years ago I was just getting started learning auto mechanics and modding through this car, my daily driver. An early mod was HID headlights to reduce power draw. I goofed the install and ended up with ugly plastic bits inside the headlight fixtures. I tried and failed to fish them out.

Today, to repair a lightbulb and ready a couple bumper cover repairs and mods, I took the bumper cover off, the light fixtures out, and used needle nose pliers to shatter and extract the errant plastics:

They refracted the headlight beams a little. It really has been annoying sometimes.

Tape a piece of hose to a vacuum cleaner and suck them out or fish them out like that.
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