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Old 26 May 2008, 08:31 pm
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Question Oxidized headlights

Can anyone please help with how I can make my headlight covers look new again. These plastic covers oxidize so easily. Both me and my daughter have this problem with our 02 Tourings.

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Old 26 May 2008, 10:44 pm
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maguires has a clear plastic polish that works well.
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Old 27 May 2008, 12:22 pm
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You could get ond of those Flitz polishers I have seen advertised on tv. Crank it into a drill motor. They say it works but I have no personal experience with it. I have heard of other products specifically for that. I would search the net.
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Old 27 May 2008, 03:34 pm
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New Headlights is what it boils down to, Ive had this problem on other cars of mine and nothing is a permanent fix...
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Old 27 May 2008, 03:51 pm
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There is a product I think it is called Crystal view,, (comes in a silver pouch) That includes a couple of different sandpaper, compound, and a sealer to repair Fogged out lenses.

Crystal View Chemicals - The BEST headlight lens restorer, headlight defogger, headlight repair and headlight cleaner at the best value, Restore yellow , hazy, cloudy looking lens to like new condition!

I used it it cleared up my lenses,, still looks good.

Tom
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Old 27 May 2008, 04:03 pm
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Thanks for info!!!
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Old 19 Jun 2010, 03:12 pm
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Tom, Thank you! My girlfriend and I were considering getting new complete headlights on her 2005 GT convertible before we restearched it further. We will be ordering this soon.
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Old 19 Jun 2010, 03:45 pm
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Deen,

That post is over 2 years old. If you can't find that product or just want to read some more on the subject here's a link to an older post with dozens of answers.

Whats everyone doing about cloudy headlights?????
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Old 19 Jun 2010, 03:53 pm
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Thank you very much I think we're going to go with the CV headlight restore product.
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Old 19 Jun 2010, 08:30 pm
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hello i work at a truck leasing co . i do alot of headlights on trucks . i use maguires med cut rubbing compound with a drill and soft ball . after i do med cut i spray light with simple green than wipe off than use fine cut and than clean again . i have done this on my 2002 i use to have came out like new light .also if you have some one who does window chip repair thay might do headlight restore . the one in our area does head lights alot cheeper than new
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