T660 headlights replacement

Discussion in 'Volvo Forum' started by Gurpal, Feb 10, 2020.

  1. Gurpal

    Gurpal Bobtail Member

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    Got new headlights, but old ones screws are not opening up , they are rotating from within body, if I cut the screws how can I put new ones , or any other ideas
     
  2. Jbarto

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    Legit same exact situation....not sure what to try. Going back to the truck early tonight to try vise grips on the bolt ends and a wrench and heating the nut up‍♂️
     
  3. HoneyBadger67

    HoneyBadger67 Road Train Member

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    They're just coarse thread screws that go straight into the fiberglass. They suck, I know. Get the screws out the best way you can, patch the fiberglass, mark where the holes belong using the old light and the dirt under the hood as a guide and drill new (small) pilot holes.

    For patching the 'glass, you can get what you need at Wally World. No need to pay body supply store prices. The loose weave batts and some resin, (the hardener is under the lid) will do the trick. Pull enough strands out of the batt to plug the hole and use a chip brush to dab and saturate the fiberglass with the resin. Put a piece of tape across the backside of the hole to prevent the resin from forming a glob on the other side. File everything (somewhat) smooth, mark and drill your holes, Bob's your uncle.
     
  4. Jbarto

    Jbarto Bobtail Member

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    I just used gorilla glue and rethreaded them in.
     
  5. 86scotty

    86scotty Road Train Member

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    What truck are you guys talking about? Kenworth or Volvo? T660 is a KW model.
     
  6. Jbarto

    Jbarto Bobtail Member

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  7. Lyle H

    Lyle H Medium Load Member

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    Put this in the Kenworth forum and you may have better luck.
     
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  8. Jbarto

    Jbarto Bobtail Member

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    Lol post was already answered. Im not the OP either.
     
  9. Jbarto

    Jbarto Bobtail Member

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    U do bring up a good point tho
     
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