How To Install DRL Boards On Your Subaru BRZ

Enhance your Subaru BRZ's headlights with LED DRL boards and professional lens removal/reinstallation. Follow this step-by-step tutorial for a visually appealing and professional-looking installation.

LED DRL Boards

Upgrade your Subaru BRZ with our LED DRL boards, replacing the factory-installed DRL boards. Enhance both aesthetics and functionality, seamlessly integrating the new boards by removing and reattaching the headlight lens.

Tools And Materials Needed

  • LED DRL boards for Subaru BRZ (compatible with your specific model and year)
  • Screwdriver set
  • Socket wrench set
  • Heat gun
  • Adhesive glue suitable for headlight lens reattachment
  • Isopropyl alcohol and a clean cloth
  • Safety gloves
  • Safety goggles

Step-By-Step Installation Guide

Step 1: Preparation
  1. Park your Subaru BRZ in a well-lit and spacious area. Ensure the engine is turned off, and the headlights are switched off.
  2. Put on your safety gloves and goggles to protect yourself during the installation process.
  3. Open the hood of your BRZ and secure it using the hood prop.
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Step 2: Removing The Headlights
  1. Locate the screws or bolts securing the headlight in place. These are typically located around the housing of the headlight.
  2. Use a suitable screwdriver or socket wrench to carefully remove the screws or bolts, ensuring not to damage them.
  3. Once the screws or bolts are removed, gently pry the headlight away, take care not to apply excessive force to avoid cracking or damaging the headlight.
  4. Set aside the removed screws or bolts in a safe place for later use.
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Step 3: Detaching The Headlight Lens
  1. After removing the headlights, check the adhesive or sealant securing the lens to the headlight housing.
  2. Use a heat gun to warm the adhesive or sealant, applying heat evenly along the edges of the lens. This will soften the adhesive, making it easier to detach.
  3. Once the adhesive is sufficiently heated, carefully separate the headlight lens from the headlight housing. Start from one edge and gradually work your way around, using gentle pressure.
  4. Take your time during this process to avoid any damage to the lens or the headlight housing.
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Step 4: Installing The DRL Boards
  1. Take your new DRL boards and replace them with the original boards. Ensure a good fit.
  2. Secure the DRL boards in place using the screws or bolts that were previously removed. Tighten them firmly but avoid overtightening to prevent damage.
  3. Double-check the alignment and positioning of the DRL boards to ensure they are level and centered within the headlight housing.
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Step 5: Reattaching The Headlight Lens
  1. Clean the mating surfaces of the headlight lens and the headlight housing using isopropyl alcohol and a clean cloth. This will remove any dirt, dust, or residue, ensuring a proper seal.
  2. Apply a suitable adhesive or sealant to the perimeter of the headlight housing, following the manufacturer's instructions.
  3. Carefully align the headlight lens with the headlight housing, taking note of any alignment markers or guides.
  4. Gently press the lens onto the housing, ensuring an even and firm seal. Apply gentle pressure along the edges to secure the bond.
  5. Wipe away any excess adhesive or sealant using a clean cloth dampened with isopropyl alcohol.
  6. Allow the adhesive or sealant to cure fully, following the recommended curing time provided by the manufacturer.
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Step 6: Finalization And Testing
  1. Inspect the installation to ensure the LED DRL boards are securely attached, and the headlight lens is properly sealed.
  2. Reconnect any wiring harnesses or connectors that were detached during the installation.
  3. Close the hood of your Subaru BRZ and verify that the LED DRL boards are functioning correctly by turning on the headlights and observing their performance.
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Congratulations! You have successfully installed LED DRL boards for your Subaru BRZ and performed the necessary steps to remove and reattach the headlight lens. By following this comprehensive guide, you've enhanced the appearance and functionality of your BRZ's headlights.

Ensure that you regularly inspect and maintain your LED DRL boards and headlight lens to preserve their performance and longevity. Should you encounter any issues or have further questions, consult the manufacturer's instructions or seek professional assistance.

Upgrade your Subaru BRZ today and enjoy the enhanced visibility and sleek aesthetics provided by DRLsDirect. Drive with confidence and showcase your vehicle's unique style on the road!


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