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Old 09-18-2011, 12:33 PM   #1
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Head light resto

Hey guys my head lights are looking hazed over, i priced out new head lights and theyre around 100$. Has anyone tried a head light resto kit with a great result?
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Old 09-18-2011, 10:32 PM   #2
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I just bought the Mothers brand kit today and will try it out tomorrow. Mine are hazy and oxidized
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Old 09-19-2011, 10:00 AM   #3
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Re: Head light resto

ive tried the turtle wax brand and it didnt do much
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Re: Head light resto

here is pics of my old driver side headlight its an OEM ford one, has pealing on the amber area, thats why i replaced it... may not bother you but it did me

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aftermarket non OEM ford headlights are known to have condensation issues and you have to reseal them. Mine has OEM bulb as well comes with it
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I use this stuff called flitz. Works wonders. You don't need a fancy drill attachment or anything like that, just elbow grease & follow the directions. It is a little pricey but you get your moneys worth, plus it's a metal polish (aluminum,chrome,stainless), restores & cleans fiberglass(some paint finishes too), & seals & protects all of the above. The only place I've ever found the stuff is in big rig shops. Like I said it is expensive but worth every penny. I have used it on headlights many times & it always cleared them right up. You may have to do it 2 or 3 times (with about a week or 2 between treatments) till the haze stays gone but it works better than anything else I tried. Plus an added bonus is it works on a lot of other stuff not just headlights.
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Old 09-19-2011, 07:45 PM   #6
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Hit it with some high grit sandpaper then with some compound!
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Your best bet wit that would sand them wit 2000 grit paper then reclear them it will last a lot longer those polishes only last a few months where as the clear will last several years. I did this on the side at a body shop I worked at customers were a lot more satified wit the reclear
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What I uses to do at the body shop was hit em with 2000 then buff them with compound then buff em with glaze never had one complaint the shine good!
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