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Old 11-29-2008, 11:04 AM   #61 (permalink)
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Great DIY. I wanna do this but i can't find the lexan sheets, i looked at menards and home depot and no luck.
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Old 11-29-2008, 02:41 PM   #62 (permalink)
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Great DIY. I wanna do this but i can't find the lexan sheets, i looked at menards and home depot and no luck.
try looking online for a local dealer
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Old 11-30-2008, 01:14 AM   #63 (permalink)
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Great DIY. I wanna do this but i can't find the lexan sheets, i looked at menards and home depot and no luck.
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try looking online for a local dealer


If you have a Lowe's or Ace hardware near you, give them a call. I bought the lexan I used for this at Lowe's.
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Old 11-30-2008, 01:30 AM   #64 (permalink)
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Thanks guys i'll give a try.
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Old 12-09-2008, 03:00 PM   #65 (permalink)
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Just got a hair-line crack on my OEM fogs. Has the car for 10 months till this happened. I wonder if anyone in the Toronto/GTA would want to do a Spring repair/replace fogs weekend. I bet there will alot of us who whould have busted fogs by then. Just a thought.
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Old 12-09-2008, 03:29 PM   #66 (permalink)
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wat is the difference between polycarbonates, lexan, acrylic... i thought they are all the same..
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Old 12-09-2008, 03:33 PM   #67 (permalink)
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Not to thread jack or dis-credit this awesome write-up, but for the lazy people sucha s myself I had a slight crack from a rock and every two to three months. I take some clear fingernail polish and well it works just fine no condensation or nothing.
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Old 12-25-2008, 09:07 PM   #68 (permalink)
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i just put a huge gob of silicone along the crack.

I have had like 4 crack on me, I think im going to do this with the next set that I buy.
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Old 12-25-2008, 11:44 PM   #69 (permalink)
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Nice Thanks for the DIY.
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Old 12-26-2008, 12:52 AM   #70 (permalink)
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Not to thread jack or dis-credit this awesome write-up, but for the lazy people sucha s myself I had a slight crack from a rock and every two to three months. I take some clear fingernail polish and well it works just fine no condensation or nothing.

I didn't take your post as either a thread jack, or as dis-crediting. I'm glad clear fingernail polish works for you- the problem I had was much more severe. after both lenses getting nailed by rocks multiple times and actually having cracks in them, I couldn't simply seal them up with Nail polish (which is an absolutely great idea!).
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Old 12-27-2008, 01:51 PM   #71 (permalink)
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I got my hands on a pair of cheap fogs, they seem to be ebay/k2 motors fogs. They have yellow lens. I have following questions:

1. Should I order yellow polycarbonate before even installing the original lamps to avoid future pain in the a$$? Also, the above mentioned link, Warehoused Plastic Sales Inc.: Toronto Ontario source for Acrylic, Lexan, Plexiglas, Polycarbonate, UHMW and other Plastic Fabrication Materials , do they have an option to precut and ship it... If so anyone care helping me with dimensions....

2. This is off the topic, but can anyone suggest me a thread where i can find, what exact parts I need to connect the K2 fogs/ebay fogs making that dash light work... I think a factory harness is needed for that, but does that mean I need to get whole new factory harness or just a few parts ? (like 08 steering wheel stalk, etc)


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Old 12-28-2008, 12:40 PM   #72 (permalink)
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How thick of the polycarbonate/lexan material did you guys used ? Same as the glass that comes with it or thicker ??? Thanks
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Old 12-28-2008, 01:39 PM   #73 (permalink)
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^its like .93 or something. go to home depot and ask for polycarbonate, usually where the doors and window stuff is.
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Not sure if this has been asked but do they have it to come tempered?

I want yellow fogs but i want the glass to already be yellow

covers are kinda tacky imo.
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Old 12-28-2008, 02:43 PM   #75 (permalink)
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I thought HomeDepot will only have Lexan.... Is it standard thickness for them. Do you know of any place that can actually cut them as well in a nice little circle/elliptical shape of my fogs ?

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Old 12-28-2008, 03:23 PM   #76 (permalink)
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Did this w/ my RSX. Awesome look.


Good job Erick
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Old 12-28-2008, 03:47 PM   #77 (permalink)
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did this for my SI...great DIY!
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Old 12-28-2008, 06:03 PM   #78 (permalink)
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So I received my ebay fogs package yesterday. Like everyone has mentioned that the glass of their fogs cracked/shattered... The ebay fogs i received already haveYellow Plastic Lens....

Would they be good enough to withstand 35watt HID ?
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So I received my ebay fogs package yesterday. Like everyone has mentioned that the glass of their fogs cracked/shattered... The ebay fogs i received already haveYellow Plastic Lens....

Would they be good enough to withstand 35watt HID ?

Who did you order them from? whats the name of seller? I want to order a pair off him.
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Would they be good enough to withstand 35watt HID ?
HID bulbs will be easier on the lenses than standard halogen bulbs due to less UV radiation and slightly lower temperatures.
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