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    Default Anyone ever used a headlight polish?

    Hi all

    My headlights are really scratched up towards the top but from flicking about on the net, it seems it might just be a laquer!

    Looking on ebay, i've found this repair kit

    HERE

    Has anyone ever used them with success? Hoping this could save me lots of pennies!

    Cheers in advance

    James

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    Watching this with interest coz I'm in the same boat...

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    Mine where quite bad but i used a machine polisher on them and there 1000000% better

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    i used g3 on mine and came up like new.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigmac View Post
    Mine where quite bad but i used a machine polisher on them and there 1000000% better
    Which polish did you use?

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    G6 and a polisher too, front and rears look like new...

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    Used sonus SFX-2 finished off with some lime prime any compound polish will do as long as its not to harsh but i tried to do it by hand before and it didn't touch it,then i tried my DAS on it and within seconds i was removing what looked like old lacquer.

    There are some threads on DW about this and some have wet sanded them then buffed them like new

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    Quote Originally Posted by GSiFan View Post
    Watching this with interest coz I'm in the same boat...
    me too

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    I have a Machine polisher for sale shame less plug lol

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    Thank you, guys.

    Quote Originally Posted by bigmac View Post
    ...i tried my DAS on it...
    DAS? Is that a machine polisher?

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