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post #1 of 9 Old 10-24-2014, 05:15 PM Thread Starter
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Dull headlight lenses?

A buddy of mine turned me on to this trick. I tried it this morning and it actually worked.



Make sure it has DEET in it. Be careful. When I did it this morning I noticed the yellow jackets loved the smell. I spent half my time swatting these things away from me.

Just spray it on and wipe it down like Windex. Some may need a bit of elbow grease.

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post #2 of 9 Old 11-02-2014, 02:01 PM
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I understand that they can also be polished with toothpaste.
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post #3 of 9 Old 11-02-2014, 10:46 PM
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I'll have to give that a try. I've been using a rotary and car polish but your idea would be cheaper :-)
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post #4 of 9 Old 11-09-2014, 07:40 AM
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I've done this for a friend, it works
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post #5 of 9 Old 11-09-2014, 08:41 PM
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Anything with an oil to it will work, but it will be more temporary than actually polishing.

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post #6 of 9 Old 11-15-2014, 01:31 PM
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This works better than toothpaste, and for me lasted longer than the polishing kit i have used on my drill.

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post #7 of 9 Old 08-29-2015, 08:55 PM
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If you know anybody with a car buffer it can be used to refinish headlamps
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post #8 of 9 Old 10-03-2015, 12:57 AM
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Mothers mag & aluminum polish works wonders on foggy headlight lenses

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post #9 of 9 Old 03-25-2016, 08:31 AM
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I have a 95 Grand Cherokee and the headlights were yellow and not bright at all... On ebay for 60 bucks shipped I got all six pieces. The headlight (with bulbs) the side marker and parking lights. What a difference bright as can be now!!!They are aftermarket but brand new and fit perfectly.
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