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    Lexan, will it melt?

    So basically, will lexan melt if placed in front of this lamp?? any major chipping or shattering that i should expect. I plan to cut out a lexan piece and stick it in front of the projector lens. not touching but really close. That way the lens is protected from road chips. Will lexan work, what can i use to glue lexan? It has to be clear since the glue will be visible.

    This is what the fog lamp looks like. The plastic circle would fit over the lens to protect it from road chips.

    THis is a blazer unit that will run a d2s kit.



    Thanks in advance.

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    It wont shatter or break. Make sure it's not on the focal point of the projector or it will melt it or yellow it. That is if the foglight is a real projector, not a projector look-alike. You can find the focal point in front of the lense by putting a piece of paper and look where the pattern converges to a point.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NOTSOFAST
    It wont shatter or break. Make sure it's not on the focal point of the projector or it will melt it or yellow it. That is if the foglight is a real projector, not a projector look-alike. You can find the focal point in front of the lense by putting a piece of paper and look where the pattern converges to a point.

    Could i use high temp silicone??? to glue into place.

    this is what i plan to do.. now keeping in mind the focal point.


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    Clear silicone would be fine. Just run a thin bead so it's no going to get allover the place but enough to seal all gaps ! :drinkers:

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    Polycarbonate.. lexan wont melt in front of the beam pattern. It has a forming temp of about 350+ and ur lighting unit wont get anywhere near that temp especialy if it's not touching it.

    Make sure you face the lexan with the uv protected side on the outside so to protect the uv from the sun. On the inside there's no uv being exposed so no worries there.

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