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Great write up! I would add that it is a good idea to add a good quality sealant or coating to the headlights once they are corrected. This will help prevent them from fogging back up too quickly.
01-29-2013 08:48 AM
Ive done it that way as well. And It works wonders. Nice job.
01-29-2013 08:06 AM
Hmmm interesting. might have to hit up dollar general and get a tube haha.
01-29-2013 08:00 AM
I just used some old tube I had, I think it was Crest or something
01-29-2013 07:58 AM
What kind exactly?
01-28-2013 10:05 PM
If you don't have the cutting compound, you can try toothpaste! Just did it to my gf's Pt Cruiser, and damn, they look brand new! Just another input is all
01-14-2013 08:03 AM
Definetly trying this soon. What exact product am I to coat the lens with after this step?
01-10-2013 08:39 PM
If you start with a more aggressive abrasive, it goes a whole lot faster.
I wet sand starting with 1000 grit, then 1500, then 2000.....then a liquid or paste as shown in the pics above.
01-09-2013 11:37 AM
That is a great write up! I will have to do this to my car. They aren't terrible but I am sure it is easier to do when there is less damage.
My only question is, will doing this remove the "tint" from the SVT headlights? I dunno if that is a coating on the lens or if it is part of the plastic.
01-09-2013 10:58 AM
also, suggest putting some kind of protectant over the headlights or, they will just haze back over. something like lamin-x or what i did, use 50/50 mix of spar urethane and mineral spirits and put several coats over the housing.
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