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replacing headlight assembly

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by Bigcat99, Jul 14, 2013.

  1. Bigcat99

    Bigcat99 Senior Member
    Messages: 126

    Need to replace my LH headlight assembly on one of my 04 Silverados, as buffing/sanding/polishing the lense doesnt get rid of the yellowing/hazing. See aftermarket units on EBay for as little as $35 shipped... and would love feedback from members who have experience with going this route, as in bad or nonexistent seals, any names of decent aftermarket brands, etc.

    Do not want to go to the dealer for OEM prices, as plans are to replace this vehicle with a new one within a year.

    thanks in advance!:drinkup:
  2. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,440

    You get what you pay for. Last cheap set I bought, I also bought a tube of clear silicone and ran a bead all around the seam. Worked well actually. The seal is the worst part about the cheapo ones. Go for it if you're replacing the truck soon anyway. Heck, for the price, you could buy another one before you sell it and still be $$ ahead over an OEM one.