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Old 01-09-2011, 12:56 AM
Bighomedog11 Bighomedog11 is offline
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Default Buying New Headlights

I am going to buy a new set of headlights, the ones i have now are some i bought from ebay, I like them and all but the lens on them are dirty and getting smuggy like. So i am going to order another pair just like the ones i have. I am wondering is there anything i can spray on them to keep them looking new and clear?
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Old 01-09-2011, 04:23 PM
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why not just buy a plastic lens cleaner/restorer kit?
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Old 01-09-2011, 06:40 PM
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Bought one of those. They dont work well. And if they do they will make the lens shine for a week then go back dull and cloudy.
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Old 01-09-2011, 06:46 PM
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depending on the extent of the hazing, most normal head light cleaners work only in minor cases in my experience. using a buffer pad on an electric drill along with the de-hazing cleaner will help though.
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Old 01-09-2011, 07:02 PM
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depending on the extent of the hazing, most normal head light cleaners work only in minor cases in my experience. using a buffer pad on an electric drill along with the de-hazing cleaner will help though.
Yeah i have tired that also. It works for alittle while then it gets back smoggy and sometimes worse.
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Old 01-09-2011, 07:33 PM
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I used the meguiars kit and it made my lights look like new and never hazed over again. If you havent used that specific kit, try it, you may save yourself alot of money
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Old 01-09-2011, 07:36 PM
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I never used that kit. I used some kit i got from Autozone that had a buffer pad and you hook it too your drill. But where can i get that meguiars kit from?
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Old 01-09-2011, 07:46 PM
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Walmart has it, it has the buffer pad for the drill and the Plastic X, costs arounds 20.00. Do not use the pad from the other product though, just get the kit
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Old 01-09-2011, 07:49 PM
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Walmart has it, it has the buffer pad for the drill and the Plastic X, costs arounds 20.00. Do not use the pad from the other product though, just get the kit
Alright, I am going to try that out.. Does it work really well?
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Old 01-09-2011, 07:50 PM
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It does man! I did all my cars with it and the lenses came out so good I just about shit! Use an electric drill for best results...but hold on to it lol!!
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Old 01-09-2011, 07:52 PM
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It does man! I did all my cars with it and the lenses came out so good I just about shit! Use an electric drill for best results...but hold on to it lol!!
LMAO i am going to give it a try. I hope it works because this could be 20 towards new Headlights.
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Old 01-09-2011, 07:56 PM
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got mine from pep boys last summer and its still clear..The one Clinton is talking about..
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Old 01-09-2011, 07:57 PM
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Can you post pics of the headlights? Close enough to see them? It will work though, you may have to go over them a couple times, but I had a set that were pitted and it cleaned them up
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Old 01-09-2011, 07:59 PM
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Can you post pics of the headlights? Close enough to see them? It will work though, you may have to go over them a couple times, but I had a set that were pitted and it cleaned them up
Yeah i can, they are not pitted just hazy in some spots. I can still see the inside of the headlight. But i cant post any pixs now it is snowin out so i cant take none.
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Old 01-09-2011, 08:00 PM
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Ok, dont worry about it. Get the kit, make sure you shake the plastic x and keep it at room temperature too
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