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Back of headlight cover

What's the part called at the back of the headlight. It's dome shaped, and is intended to keep the headlight dry

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  • crookedneckj
    crookedneckj Dec 07, 2012

    Thank you for the timely response....Neither of those links helped. This piece is thick plastic, has a rubber gasket, and goes over the back of the headlight where the wiring is in order to protect the bulb and the wiring from moisture

  • machineindep
    machineindep Dec 07, 2012

    then that is the headlight assembly

  • crookedneckj
    crookedneckj Dec 07, 2012

    Impressive! So, it's the pale gray plastic cover thing prominent in the 5th picture from the left. I have to buy the whole assembly to get that piece?


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