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Unread 03-31-2013, 04:54 PM   #1
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DIY: Polishing Your Foggy Plastic Headlights (Video Tutorial)

How to refinish your foggy/hazy plastic vehicle headlights cheap and easy. This is a tutorial on how to fix it, without breaking your budget and buying new headlights or lenses. You will need 1000, 1500, 2000 grit, soapy water, rubbing/polishing compound, & wax. Instead of compound, you can also use tooth paste because it does have a small amount of grit in it.


-1000 grit wet/dry sandpaper
-1500 grit wet/dry sandpaper
-2000 grit wet/dry sandpaper
-bucket of water with car wash soap (or dish soap)
-paste or liquid polishing compound/scratch remover
-paste or liquid automotive wax (I used carnauba wax, but it doesn't have to be)
-2 lint free polishing clothes

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Unread 04-17-2013, 01:20 PM   #2
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tooth paste style

Haven't tried this yet but looks promising and everyone has the supplies around their home!
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