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Headlight Cleaning

Postby scunninghamk » Mon Dec 18, 2017 8:32 pm

I’m trying to shine these up a bit. They are a bit ‘foggy’ and though I’ve tried a couple of products they’re not as bright as I want yet. Any ideas?


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Re: Headlight Cleaning

Postby Mazda Mender » Mon Dec 18, 2017 10:49 pm

Pictures are needed.
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Re: Headlight Cleaning

Postby V6 Power Junkie » Fri Dec 22, 2017 9:56 am

https://youtu.be/UEJbKLZ7RmM

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Re: Headlight Cleaning

Postby blackyb » Sun Dec 24, 2017 4:53 pm

I have seen this done using 2000 grit wet and dry with half decent results, but for a quick fix I use G2 rubbing compound, not as brutal as wet n dry but you might have to do it again after a couple of years.
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Re: Headlight Cleaning

Postby Mazda Mender » Sun Dec 24, 2017 10:14 pm

T-cut...
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Re: Headlight Cleaning

Postby scunninghamk » Sun Dec 24, 2017 11:09 pm

I took some pictures Image
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Re: Headlight Cleaning

Postby Mazda Mender » Mon Dec 25, 2017 11:20 am

T-cut ;0)
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Re: Headlight Cleaning

Postby madmart100 » Thu Mar 08, 2018 5:09 pm

toothpaste (with the little bits in it) works. :shock: And Autosol chrome cleaner. check out videos on youtube
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Re: Headlight Cleaning

Postby robabarker » Fri Mar 09, 2018 3:05 pm

It's always best (though not necessarily the cheapest) to start with the least aggressive method and work your way up.

I went with a T-Cut headlight restoration kit, which did the job well. The compound is thicker and more abrasive than normal T-Cut, more like a paste, which helps to reduce mess, and it included a sealant too, which should help prevent future hazing from UV damage... at least in theory!
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