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Nasty foggy Headlights

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Old 12-20-2007, 07:12 PM
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Oh my awesome stuff for nasty headlights...check out mine...

Notice the haze, such that the lights were smoking for 8 years...
Pretty narly
ANyways, its okay...the haze doesn't mean the plastic headlight is bad...
ALL you need is restoration power...plus some tape and garage


before



after



This is a 3 step process where sandpaper is used to grind off the oxidizing components...it reminds me of soap scum.
Look at the comparisons

Anyways, thought I would share
the left headlight hasnt been done yet, the right one has


 
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Old 12-24-2007, 07:35 AM
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good job, but i personally would have taken the headlights out and the rubber piece off
 
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Old 01-03-2008, 02:36 PM
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where did you get this stuff? mine arent that bad on my 97 lx but if i can get them to shine like that i wont have to get new lights!
 
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Old 01-03-2008, 04:16 PM
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Do you live by the ocean or something?
 
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Old 01-03-2008, 04:51 PM
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ORIGINAL: Bonestock98

Do you live by the ocean or something?
You don't have to live by the ocean to have that happen. It happens over time from weather and especially in my area, from road salts and such materials. It usually happens to headlights, it seems the new ones are better about not getting foggy though.
 
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Old 01-04-2008, 03:47 AM
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Very nice work, they look great.

Side note, this can be done using rubbing compound and a buffer too. You can do it by hand with rubbing compoud, but its pretty tedious.
 
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Old 01-04-2008, 03:56 AM
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looks great, im looking to do the same thing, mine arent bad by any means, but i always like to keep things shiny!
 
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Old 01-04-2008, 04:07 AM
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Looks good.
My headlights were the same way.
I used this stuff. About 15 minuts of rubbing and they look brand new.



 
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Old 01-06-2008, 10:09 AM
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Mother's Mag & Wheel Polish, and about 10 minutes per headlight does the same thing.

The only bad thing is that it'll come back after time - no matter what you do. The plastic is the problem.
 
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Old 01-06-2008, 11:26 AM
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just a good reason to upgrade headlights if ya ask me
 

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