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Old 06-24-2013, 08:48 PM   #1
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Today I sand and buffed the headlight

Were getting dull
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Today I sand and buffed the headlight

Were getting dull
Seems somewhat extreme.
Using sandpaper on your headlights just because they started getting dull.
Too many alternative sollutions available for that problem, that are quicker and safer.
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That'* not extreme, that'* how it gets done right the first time. I need to do my headlights this spring unless I decide to just buy new.
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Nice John ! Good Work!
What sandpaper & polish did u use?
High speed buffer?
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Seems somewhat extreme.
Using sandpaper on your headlights just because they started getting dull.
Too many alternative sollutions available for that problem, that are quicker and safer.

On the contrary. If you buy a headlight restore kit guess what you find it in? Sand paper.

To the OP, make sure you spray a clear protective coat on your headlights or all your work will be for nothing.
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I don't think the OP is going to respond. He was a bad boy recently.
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Was this bad boy you described on a distinguished road?..or no longer on the road?
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I just had my headlight polish. May I ask what do you guys use to prevent your headlight getting dull and yellow again?
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The final process as Roy described in post 5 is spraying a protective clear coat.
This will help in lens discoloration.
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