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silly wednesday nite question

Post by ernie » Wed Jul 29, 2015 7:47 pm

Hi all,

Sorry for the silly question, but how do you get the headlamp bezel off, and the headlight out?

I wanted to remove a dent from the bezel & fancy fitting some checkered vinyl on the inside of the headlamp.

I have tried turning the small screws in the bezel itself but they just keep turning round & I cannot seem to get to the back of them?

probably a really easy job, just never done it before.

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Re: silly wednesday nite question

Post by 8 8US » Wed Jul 29, 2015 7:50 pm

Have you got the headlamp off the bus?

If so the little prongs that attach to the little screws just pull out of the rubber bungs, if you haven't undo the big screw that goes straight into the bus.
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Post by OP » Wed Jul 29, 2015 7:54 pm

A single flat head bolt on the outside of the rim. The ones you're turning are the adjusters ;) Undo the bolt and it should just lift out and off the tab on the opposite side.
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Post by e m p i » Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:02 am

Once it's off the bus to strip it all down as said above, prise the two prongs out of the rubber bungs and there should also be (I think) seven W shaped bits of wire that are wedged under the lip of the rim then against the reflector housing. There are usually only two or three of these though :lol: Watch your eyes as you ping them out and your temper as you try to put them back in....

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Post by type21f » Thu Jul 30, 2015 5:12 pm

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Re: silly wednesday nite question

Post by beetleben » Thu Jul 30, 2015 5:48 pm

Strongly suggest wearing eye protection when removing the w shape bits of wire at the back of the headlight. They could easily blind you if you're not careful


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Re: silly wednesday nite question

Post by ernie » Thu Jul 30, 2015 7:34 pm

Thanks guys - I did undo the big flat headed screw & pulled the lamp a little but it does not budge.

Just wanted to make sure there was nothing else holding it in before I gave it a bit more force.


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Re: silly wednesday nite question

Post by ernie » Thu Jul 30, 2015 7:34 pm

will do that when I next get the bus out & report back

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