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11-18-2014 06:18 PM
mvgary094 I've used this before and I feel obligated to tell you that it'll last probably 6 months before it turns yellow. I did this to my car and after they turned yellow, I took it to sams club where for $30 they did the job for me and then gave me a 10 year warranty for the fix. The 3m is decent for short term but I would recommend the sams club option.
09-13-2014 12:31 AM
tbm3fan If you have the equipment then just clear coat after sanding and buffing. Then no worries for years.
09-04-2014 08:26 PM
rallywannabe I just did this to my focus. Ive done it before but I thought it could be better plus I wanted to do my fog lights. I noticed that they came out like new. I got lots of compliments and noticed they were brighter
05-02-2013 09:09 AM
Wooley WiscoGTI,
Yes the 3M kit may polish and make it look good but that kit is missing a very important piece and that is UV protection. If you sand and polish your factory lens you must apply UV coating back on the bare lens. If you do not apply this product your lens will fade and discolor even quicker. There are a few kits out there with full UV protection. I have personal experience with developing a kit that has this UV protection and in my opinion the only way to go.
04-13-2013 02:44 PM
Midwest07 I actually wax my headlights to prevent this type of thing from happening. I use mequires liquid wax, it lasts quite a bit and has uv protection, it also helps keep salt etc from winter roads from actually working away at the plastics.
04-09-2013 10:59 PM
oshoguno
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I have extensive experience with this type of product and if you don't apply a UV protection after the sand and polish the damage will come back faster and harder. You must apply a UV protection after this process.
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The spar urethane is rated indoor/outdoor and UV protective.
I covered that in an earlier post.
04-05-2013 08:58 AM
Wooley I have extensive experience with this type of product and if you don't apply a UV protection after the sand and polish the damage will come back faster and harder. You must apply a UV protection after this process.
02-13-2013 10:12 PM
homelessmonkey nice work i know mine are gonna have to be done in the spring
12-26-2012 02:13 PM
oshoguno 7 months later and the headlights are still perfect, no fading, yellowing or glazing. I sold the car to my friends dad so I can't put up a picture right now but I can grab a snap next time I see him.
12-25-2012 12:24 PM
Planner
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How did you apply the mix? Will the urethane yellow from UV rays?
Oops, didn't see post 51. Sorry!
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