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How to Install 2012 Honda Civic Projector Headlights from Spec-D Tuning
Spec-D Tuning 2012 Honda Civic Projector Headlights Installation Instructions
Projector headlights are becoming more and more popular these days and it’s not solely because of the increased performance and additional candle power but for the most important reason of all: they look incredible on your car. In today’s post we will take a closer look at what it takes to get to that point by dissecting Spec-D Tuning’s video installation instructions of their aftermarket projector headlights for the 2012 Honda Civic. We have taken the time to transcribe the video for easy reference and hope you enjoy it.
You will need the following tools before you attempt to install the headlight:
- 1.4″ drive ratchet
- a 6″ extension
- 10m socket
- 5mm Allen socket
- a Handy remover
1. Open Hood
2. Remove the 12 plastic clips shown above
3. Remove the Phillips head screw from the fender well.
4. Remove the two 5mm Allen bolts shown above
5. Remove the two plastic clips located at the top of the radiator supports.
6. Remove the front bumper by tugging firmly at the sides.
7. Remove the impact absorbing foam.
8. Remove the 10mm bolt that secures the headlight to the frame.
9. Remove the 10mm bolt located to the side of the headlight
10. Remove the third 10mm connecting the bracket to the frame
11. Remove headlight and disconnect headlight harness
12. Remove the 10mm bolt attaching the headlight to the factory headlight bracket
13. Remove the headlight bracket
14. Install the headlight bracket on the new headlight and secure it with a 10mm bolt
15. Connect the headlight harness to new headlight and place in factory position
16. Replace all hardware by following steps 1 through 13 in reverse order
17. Check all connections and light functions prior to driving
- Honda Civic Natural Gas chosen as 2012 Green Car of the Year (reviews.cnet.com)
- Honda’s Project Drive-In Saves a Piece of Americana with 99W Drive-In Digital Projector Award (sacbee.com)
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