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Hi all, Ive took my front indicator off as it had steamed up so much there was bout half inch of water in the bottom of it:shifty:, Im in the process of drying it out but theres this hole in the back of it (it has a little rubber elbow on it)


Would it be a good idea to seal that hole as I cant see any other way of it getting steamed up as there is a good seal round the bulb holder.:thumbsup
 

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Hi all, Ive took my front indicator off as it had steamed up so much there was bout half inch of water in the bottom of it:shifty:, Im in the process of drying it out but theres this hole in the back of it (it has a little rubber elbow on it)


Would it be a good idea to seal that hole as I cant see any other way of it getting steamed up as there is a good seal round the bulb holder.:thumbsup
Hmm.
I used to have that problem Stevey when I was using replica or non OEM lenses...

but when I went to BMW ones it went away. I assume it was down to the poor seal.

I cant see why the hell it has a hole in it unless its to prevent moisture buildup.....

What make are the indicators? I would put money on the seal....
 

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Yeah theyre not OEM ones think theyre Sonar?:confused

Anyway Ive managed to break one of the guides on the headlight that hold the indicator in place
Number 1 on here


Its the top clip and now the indicator doesnt sit flush:mad

If I were to just buy item 1 how does it fit to the main headlight unit?

Does it require some sort of bonding/sealant or does it just clip together?

Or am I gonna have to buy a whole new headlight unit?:eek
 

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item 1 is the headlight assy as far as i can see :s
might be time for a trip to your local breakers ;)
I thought it was just the lense?:confused

Checked GSF it lists the whole headlight unit at 150 quid but the lense at 60?

Youve confused me now:rofl
 

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Just tried BM Bitz headlight 65 quid +VAT second hand, seems reasonable.....

Just another thing to add to the list:rofl
 

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its a never ending list aint it? lol :)
Dont get me started just when I get one thing sorted another problem pops up, then theres my plans for my car which are forever being delayed by all these stupid little niggles:timebomb, it was never like this with my bike:frown
 

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Bit of an update, so far, so good, no condensation at the minute, I left the hole open and put the rubber elbow back on, facing down.:thumbsup

Sure it was facing up before, therefore trapping the condensation, thought it was odd as the left side was ok:thumbsup
 
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