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Old 04-16-2010, 06:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I used 3m restoration kit but still cloudy. Any suggestion on how to clear the cloudy headlight lens because mine was non replaceable lens. I heard high grit wet sandpaper. Cheers!!!
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Once they're restored, they can be kept that way with car wax, good luck!
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I used 3m restoration kit but still cloudy. Any suggestion on how to clear the cloudy headlight lens because mine was non replaceable lens. I heard high grit wet sandpaper. Cheers!!!
Possible by opening the lens (Somehow) & attach them with certain glue. I paid $100 for both lheadlights & so far no leakage or problems.
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No leak just cloudy after sanding

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Possible by opening the lens (Somehow) & attach them with certain glue. I paid $100 for both lheadlights & so far no leakage or problems.
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There is no leak on my headlight. The cloudiness is because of 3M restoration sand paper sanding. If i apply headlight wax it will be clear for a short while... It seems like the plastic lens had small scratches due to sanding and i needed high grit sandpaper to correct it. Anybody can tell me a better way to clear the headlight lenses?
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i hope this prodect will help u or any other similer
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i've used toothpaste before lol. get one that is for whitening, as gritty as you can stand it. then buff.
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