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Old 04-22-2011, 02:36 PM
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Default Head lights hazing

Not that I need it but I was wondering what have you all found that works the best....Which product?
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Got some stuff at WalMart - don't remember the exact name, but I believe it was Mequiar's product. Headlight Restore? Did a great job buffing out and clearing up the cloudy plastic headlight lenses on my F-250.Used it my son's car and it did an equally fine job there.
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Mothers Power ball. It has a little attachment for a drill and some polish for the headlights
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Somebody did a post on how to clean/polish them quite a while ago, car dealer/service type guy, had pics and everything. Try search for headlights ?
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3m makes a kit, you sand your lenses down with the sanding paper in the kit and then polish .... I haven't personally used it but it looks like a good kit, YouTube it and use you're judgment.... I just replaced mine rather than try to polish them, but I may try the 3m on the excursion ...., let us know what works out!
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just alittle swerl remover on a soft cotton cloth - dapen cloth - rub -- wipe dry-every time you wash or wax car- -
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Originally Posted by Weekend-Hooker View Post
3m makes a kit, you sand your lenses down with the sanding paper in the kit and then polish .... I haven't personally used it but it looks like a good kit, YouTube it and use you're judgment.... I just replaced mine rather than try to polish them, but I may try the 3m on the excursion ...., let us know what works out!
50X. I used it on my Godmother's completely opaque plastic lenses. Easy and made them look like new. Didn't take long at all either.
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Use the 3m stuff. It is around 18$, I did it and the headlights look 100% new.
All the kit does is basically wet sand they plastic to a smooth finish.
Its the kit you attach to a drill...
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I just did the ones on the Buick using Buff Magic and my Shurhold buffer with the compounding pad. Took 5 minutes and they look brand new.
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$35 at Auto Zone they will do it for you. Drop it off, go have dinner come back and your done.
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3m x3
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http://www.meguiarsdirect.com/detail/MEG+G1900

Meguiar’s® Headlight and Clear Plastic Restoration Kit
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Originally Posted by Weekend-Hooker View Post
3m makes a kit, you sand your lenses down with the sanding paper in the kit and then polish .... I haven't personally used it but it looks like a good kit, YouTube it and use you're judgment.... I just replaced mine rather than try to polish them, but I may try the 3m on the excursion ...., let us know what works out!
I used this product after reading about it on THT. Kinda scary at first to be sanding your lenses but they clear up really nicely.
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Originally Posted by Rascalsdad View Post
I used this product after reading about it on THT. Kinda scary at first to be sanding your lenses but they clear up really nicely.
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I wasn't sure that it would work but what a surprise.

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I've used Flitz on my lenses for years.

I don't wait for them to go bad, I do it as I would regular maintenance.
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3m finesse it and a buffer, just did mine on the truck yesterday actually. It will polish them up like new and if you do your own waxing / compounding on your boat then you already have the products you need at your disposal.
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I use 3m gelcoat restore since i already have some for boat. Cordless dewalt hi speed drill with small pad. Use compound for heavily oxidized gelcoat then follow up with compound for medium oxidized. Works fine on my 98 f150

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