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Old 01-02-2014, 04:31 PM   #1
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Headlight restoration?

My headlights are the mach1 projectors and lately have been yellowing and fogging pretty bad what is my best coarse Of action here?


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Old 01-02-2014, 05:01 PM   #2
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permatex makes a kit
http://www.permatex.com/training/training-videos
I used it and works pretty good but takes some time

Some Body shops will do them fairly cheaply
I had my buddys son inlaw do them on my civic , he used 1000, 1500 and 2000 grit wet paper followed up with a drill polishing pad with compound

I have read that guys say you should spray with clear coat to seal them when they have been restored to prolong the refinish
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Use meguires heavy duty
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Just wet sand them, then buff them out. That's probably one of the best ways of doing it
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You have to wet sand them properly and then seal them with sealer. There are several kits that work and are long lasting. If you just wet sand, you will be right back to square one in a few weeks.
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I used the newer 3M kit that has the sand paper, polishing compound, and sealer. Has held up better than the older 3M kits.
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Most likely going to pick up that 3m kit keep hearing a lot about it and seems the best cost efficient and will last a while, I buffed them on my own a while back but I didn't use any sealer is most likely why they are back foggy again
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i just did the 3m kit on mine two days ago it worked amazing!!!!
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I've tried many systems but the one which is by far the best was LenzSaver. I think the website is LenzSaver.com It's a 3 step system and one of the steps is optical correction which means it gets the light beam to shines correctly. I didn't believe at first but checked it against a white wall as well as on the road. It's a sister company to 3M Clearfix Aerospace which is used to restore the poly-carbonate panels on helicopters.
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