Logo (c) Copyright 2004 - Net4TruthUSA Ministry - all rights reserved

Signal Lamp Lens Protected by Copyscape Duplicate Content Penalty Protection
 

 

If you like this Web site, check these out as well:
 Net 4 TruthUSA    Home Improvement    Veterans For Constitutional Law   Assholes Among Us    Make A Lot Of Dough


Company Store  / Free Web Site Traffic Amish-Furniture 
Book Store 
/ Sci-Fi Bookstore / Digital Products Site / Hand-Held LASERs
Your Web site GUARANTEED to be on the FIRST PAGE of Google, Yahoo! and Bing
Shop great deals for Home and Car

 Cash Back on eBay & Hundreds of Stores



 Back to Net4TruthUSA.com Main Web Site
 See our new section: Asshole Drivers Caught On Dash cam Video
 
Visit Our Jeep Store


Back
Home
Next

Home

Up
The Original Jeep
AC Inverter
Air Cleaner
Body Work & Paint
Copyrights
Cup Holder
Custom Carpet
Dashboard Cameras
Decal Work
Deer Whistle
Doggy Comfort
Dual OBD Port
DUI / DWD
Eco Meter
Fire Extinguisher
GPS Install
Ham Radio
Heater Core Cutoff
Heater Core Replacement
Horn Outside
Hypermiling
LED Signal Lamps
Locking Console
Mesh Bikini Top
Overhead Console
Performance Chip
Power Steering Leak
Racing Seats
Radio Booster
Radio Crossbar
Rain-X
Record Keeping
Reflective Cargo Net
Rhino Lining
Roll Bar Camera
Seat Belts 4-Point
Security
Shock Absorbers
Short Radio Antenna
Signal Lamp Lens
Signal Wiring
Snorkel Kits
Soft Top
Sound Deadening
Spot & Fog Lamps
Starter Motor
"Suicide" Knob
Tactical Driving
Tailgate Net
Trailering Package
Turn Signal Beeper
Visibility
Wide Angle Mirror
Window Rail Pads
Winch
Window Wind Foil
Wipe-New

 


 

Jeep Wrangler - Restoration & Custom Outfitting
All photos, diagrams, and text on this page © Copyright 2013 - David Todeschini - all rights reserved - see Copyright Terms

 

Signal Lamp Lenses

 

Cracked plastic lenses are beyond the capability of Liquid Detailing Formulas to repair. Although one of the previous owners of this Jeep had tried to seal the cracks in this lens (see photo below) with some sort of glue, it had eroded away, and the lens housing had become contaminated. Humidity in the housing had badly corroded the lamp socket, and it would not have been too long until the unit failed.

While I was repairing dents and painting the Jeep, I decided to replace both the front signal lenses. In the photos below, you see what a difference it makes in the appearance of the vehicle. You will also see that the rusty (factory) Torx™ screws were replaced with Stainless Steel #8 x 3/4" Phillips head screws. Now if I ever needed to replace a bulb, there is no need to hunt through the toolkit for a TorxTM Driver ... I could just use the Phillips driver on my Leatherman WingmanTM Multi-Tool.

While I am on the subject here, I must "kick this dog".... why in Heaven's name car manufacturers choose to use the weirdest five-sided, triple-fluted polygonal hermaphrodite screws in lens assemblies is beyond me. Oh, they will tell you "....it is to prevent a thief from stealing the lens...", or some-such bullshit. In reality, it is to make you go back to the dealer to change a light bulb. Same with dashboards. Change a bulb? You have to disassemble the vehicle! A few years ago a friend of mine had to shell out $185 to a Chevy dealer to change a dashboard light on a '91 Corvette Sting Ray. The bulb cost $1.75. 

For reasons of economics and to save the 3 days of labor it would take to do it right, I decided NOT to convert the Jeep to LED bulbs, but I replaced the corroded front bayonet-style (push-in) bulb sockets with sockets for the same type bulbs used in the rear signal housings. Replacing a signal bulb is now much easier, but since all the bulbs are new, I will probably never have to, and since all the bulbs are the same (except for the side marker lamps), two new bulbs of each of the two types in the toolkit suffice to cover the need if it ever arises.

If you use the links below to the sellers on Amazon, you not only get the lens, but the entire lamp housing assembly. In these units, the lens is acoustically welded to the reflector / housing assembly, and is completely waterproof. The way it is set up, you simply reach back under the fender and the lamp housing will come out of the housing with 1/4-turn – or you can simply remove two Phillips screws and have the whole assembly in your hand. The OEM replacement housings are much better than the factory replacement lenses which are separate from the housing, and rely on "luck" to properly seal the assembly from the elements after you initially break the factory seal to change a bulb.

BEFORE AFTER
 

Check to make sure the products you select fits your Jeep year & model

 

Replacement Lenses are inexpensive if you get them through the links here. Expect to pay up to 5 times as much at local Auto Parts stores for the exact same thing. If you need to replace rear signal housings, click here.

Send a question or comment on this page? Click here & PLEASE do NOT change subject line.
We are a Veteran's Advocacy & Christian Ministry - to donate to our cause click here. God Bless you.

Back Home Next

Up The Original Jeep AC Inverter Air Cleaner Body Work & Paint Copyrights Cup Holder Custom Carpet Dashboard Cameras Decal Work Deer Whistle Doggy Comfort Dual OBD Port DUI / DWD Eco Meter Fire Extinguisher GPS Install Ham Radio Heater Core Cutoff Heater Core Replacement Horn Outside Hypermiling LED Signal Lamps Locking Console Mesh Bikini Top Overhead Console Performance Chip Power Steering Leak Racing Seats Radio Booster Radio Crossbar Rain-X Record Keeping Reflective Cargo Net Rhino Lining Roll Bar Camera Seat Belts 4-Point Security Shock Absorbers Short Radio Antenna Signal Lamp Lens Signal Wiring Snorkel Kits Soft Top Sound Deadening Spot & Fog Lamps Starter Motor "Suicide" Knob Tactical Driving Tailgate Net Trailering Package Turn Signal Beeper Visibility Wide Angle Mirror Window Rail Pads Winch Window Wind Foil Wipe-New


 Back to Net4TruthUSA.com Main Web Site
 
Visit Our Jeep Store

 HideMyAss.com

JR Unique Visitors

Page Views

 free hit counter

 free hit counter

Amazon Hover Code

Unique Visitors
 
Shows how many unique visitors - Database kept by I.P. Address

    

  Page Views
 Counts total number of Page Views

Enterprise Guests
Unique Visitors to Flagship sites - Maintained Database by User I.P. Number

Enterprise Global
Total Page Hits on Flagship sites - Maintained Database by User I.P. Number

Enterprise Hits
The total number of page views across the entire Web Enterprise (all sites and support sites)

Code

free web counter

Google Analytics

 
All content on this Web site is © Copyright 2013 by David Todeschini and Net4TruthUSA Ministry - all rights reserved.
Web design by David Todeschini

We submit with

We are hosted on

GoDaddy.com - World's No.1 Domain Name Registrar


Protected by Copyscape Duplicate Content Penalty Protection

Send mail to JeepRestoration@net4truthusa.com with questions or comments about this web site.
Copyright © 2013 Net4TruthUSA - Jeep Restoration
Last modified: 05/29/15

 

 Google Analytics

 

Monitored by: InternetSeer - Web Site Monitoring

Active Search Results