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Old 03-16-2013, 06:49 PM   #1
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EAP HID polish

Just spent 5 min on these using Meguiar's Swirl-X and a DA buffer I picked up. Still lots of work to do on them. Waiting on the other set from a ST170 in Germany.




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Old 03-16-2013, 10:52 PM   #2
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Yep still aways to go to get them clear but getting there.
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That piece directly above the blinker, is it a light or just plastic or what?
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it's a DRL basically. on mine i'm wiring that in as the parking light, and the blinker as well the blinker. instead of having the orange always on when the foglights etc are on
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Old 03-17-2013, 02:43 AM   #5
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It's called a city light.

These will have to be taken apart and cleaned on the inside. This is not the first lights I have restored. I was just trying the DA on different surfaces. I did the sink, shower, toilet and washer/dryer to get the feel of the DA.
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i've always wondered how the inside gets messed up lol. i just got some mothers power plastic polish and protectant for mine, along with 1000-2500 grit sandpaper. the last time i did them a few days ago, i only went to 1000 then polished and it aint enough, i'm still looking for 3000-5000 grit too
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Try wet-sanding them with ~2000 grit and them going over them with something like optimum polish or optimum compound to remove the wet-sanding haze.
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Need to polish mine up this summer.
Sounds like I need to block out nearly an entire Saturday to do this.
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These have been sitting in the weather with no rear covers on them.

I have had great success with the 3M headlight restoration kit. I was playing around with the DA buffer and got them off the shelf.
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I bought my SVTF with foggy headlights... used a Flex 3403, and orange pad and some Chemical Guys V-34 compound... they look AMAZING!




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