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Old 02-20-2006, 10:16 PM   #1
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is there a way to polish the taillights if they start to get dull?
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you could try some Meguires PlasticX
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get some compound and a high speed polisher and your good to go, done it to many tails other than the bonnies, mustang and so fourth ill post up some pics of some tails that i high speed polished, 3m makes a good finishing compound
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I polished my camaros tails with 3M fine scratch compund. looks like glass. don't have any pics though :(
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Personally when I wax my car I do the tails also.....seems to work fine for me.
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I was a Napa last night and they have headlight/taillight polishing pads that are supposed to work on pitting/scratches. Made to be used with a cordless drill. Was $10
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I was a Napa last night and they have headlight/taillight polishing pads that are supposed to work on pitting/scratches. Made to be used with a cordless drill. Was $10
didnt do **** on my headlights
http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ghlight=polish
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It depends on whether they are just dull or pitted and scratched. If the are just dull, but smooth, you can use almost any polishing compound and, if you don't have a buffer, use elbow grease. I did mine with some Black Magic metal polish I had around (you can also get little 99 cent packs). 30 minutes and some elbow grease (exercise) later and they looked fine.
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mine arent pitted there just dull so ill probly just go get some polish and see how that works
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