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Old 03-24-2012, 12:43 AM   #1
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Fog Light Bezel Removal

THOUGHT i WOULD PASS THIS ON. For those of you, like me, that would like those ugly grey fog light benzels painted to match your Camaro's body color, I found these easy to follow removal instructions. I haven't tried it yet, but it sure looks simple.
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Old 03-24-2012, 12:47 AM   #2
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You going to paint them yourself?
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Old 03-24-2012, 04:52 AM   #3
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You going to paint them yourself?
Yes, I figure something that small, and located in a place that is not easily scrutinized, I would do it myself.

I had a Heritage grille, and they come unpainted, that I took to my local body shop. They wanted $80 just to paint it. I could just imagine what they would charge to paint the benzels.
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Old 03-24-2012, 06:09 AM   #4
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I could understand you wanting to paint them if your Camaro was White, Orange, Synergy Green, or even Yellow like mine is, but your car is Black...they can't be as noticeable on your car as lighter colored cars.

Thank you thought for the post, it's nice to see how to remove them if desired.
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Old 03-24-2012, 11:56 AM   #5
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I could understand you wanting to paint them if your Camaro was White, Orange, Synergy Green, or even Yellow like mine is, but your car is Black...they can't be as noticeable on your car as lighter colored cars.
True, they are not as noticeable on a black car as they would be on the other colors you mentioned, but they are not black, they are a dull/flat dark grey. I want 'em to SHINE !!!!!
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Old 03-24-2012, 12:12 PM   #6
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Not trying to be mean but its bezels, not benzels
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Old 03-24-2012, 12:17 PM   #7
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that's actually a much easier/faster way then doing it from behind the bumper. Great write up
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Old 03-25-2012, 02:15 PM   #8
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Great idea/write up. Just did it: took me all of 6 minutes.
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Old 03-25-2012, 02:20 PM   #9
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Great write up but....what is the velcro on the lens for?
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Great write up but....what is the velcro on the lens for?
tint?
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Old 03-25-2012, 03:18 PM   #11
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Where did you get the plastic removal tool? I have been looking for a nice set of these for a while with no luck. Thanks for the informative post.
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Old 03-25-2012, 03:38 PM   #12
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I bought a second set of bezels and took them in to a paint shop to have them painted gloss black. The shop indicated that the paint would still look flat because of the texture and that the paint would be susceptable to chips and peeling. He recommended finding a smooth bezel (non-chrome, as the paint will not stick as well to the chromed parts).

Not sure if there is a smooth bezel, or one that is already available as gloss black?
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Where did you get the plastic removal tool? I have been looking for a nice set of these for a while with no luck. Thanks for the informative post.
You can check Harbor Freight or Ebay

I got this set

http://www.ebay.com/itm/BoJo-Tools-1...#ht_989wt_1180
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Old 04-01-2012, 11:52 AM   #14
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My buddies just installed my Dusk edition bezels in about 5 minures.
No charge.
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