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Mossimo30
06-26-2012, 08:25 AM
Hello,
Im looking to replace my Headlight Assembly Left and Right. They have some fading on the plastic and I have tried headlight restore but it is pretty bad. Does anyone know where I can find some used or new headlights cheap! Thanks!

2chill
06-26-2012, 11:38 PM
This is about as cheap as you will find a set. Note these are halogen, not xenon headlights.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/2008-2010-BMW-E60-E61-LCI-528i-535i-550i-528-535-HALLOGEN-HEADLAMP-HEADLIGHT-/180891635217?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item2a1dfb4e11&vxp=mtr

Edit: Forget it. The're damaged goods!

ArtchredTTU
06-27-2012, 07:06 AM
Hello,
Im looking to replace my Headlight Assembly Left and Right. They have some fading on the plastic and I have tried headlight restore but it is pretty bad. Does anyone know where I can find some used or new headlights cheap! Thanks!

Do youself a HUGE favor... Go buy yourself 1000 -1500 - 2000 grit sand paper... start from 1000 then move up... While you sad the headlights, make sure you are consistently pouring water ( wet sand) Once you have done all 3 steps ( should take you about 3-5 mins per sand grit. Then buff the hell out of it with a buffer, not by hand. Your headlights will look brand new.

Youtube it, there are free step by step instructions.

boramkiv
06-27-2012, 10:27 AM
Do youself a HUGE favor... Go buy yourself 1000 -1500 - 2000 grit sand paper... start from 1000 then move up... While you sad the headlights, make sure you are consistently pouring water ( wet sand) Once you have done all 3 steps ( should take you about 3-5 mins per sand grit. Then buff the hell out of it with a buffer, not by hand. Your headlights will look brand new.

Youtube it, there are free step by step instructions.

It takes a lot of work to even get them marginally good especially if they are really cloudy, and then you have to maintain them a little more because you've restored them. I had to do it to my X5 and it was a lot of sweat and tears (no blood). My suggestion is to monitor eBay and catch a good set of used ones even from overseas.