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Old 05-30-2012, 04:39 AM   #51
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After you are done sanding and polishing (I used toothpaste and it worked great) mix 1:1 high gloss spar urethane and mineral spirits and wipe on with a lint free cloth. The spar urethane is rated indoor/outdoor and UV protective. It makes the lens look better than new and lasts for years. It works so well that I only used 800 grit and 1500 grit before the toothpaste. I have pics if anyone is interested.
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Old 05-30-2012, 07:40 AM   #52
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After 600 grit hand sanding


After 1500 grit hand sanding


After toothpaste hand polishing


After 1:1 urethane to mineral spirit treatment
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Will this work to remove the peeling film in the second generation projector headlights?
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Sorry for the late reply, yes it will remove the film. It is all a matter of elbow grease.
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Old 12-10-2012, 04:13 PM   #55
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Glad to see this thread is still up and running. My first ever write-up.
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After 1:1 urethane to mineral spirit treatment
How did you apply the mix? Will the urethane yellow from UV rays?
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Old 12-25-2012, 11:24 AM   #57
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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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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.
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Old 02-13-2013, 09:12 PM   #59
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nice work i know mine are gonna have to be done in the spring
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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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