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    Default Success! Have removed the cloudiness from my headlight! *Pics*

    Hi all

    I had some serious clouding on my headlights and after trying a head light polish kit which didn't work, I thought they were beyond saving but, after following what the guy did to a Laguna's lights on HERE, I had the below results.

    I know they're not perfect but that took a lot of work alone and still a gazillion times better! My brows will be painted up next week before it gets mentioned.

    Also sorted my eratic idle too, productive day

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    Good job mate, big difference. I need to do mine soon, they're slowly getting worse.

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    ok what method did you use ??????????/
    I'M impressed
    I think the older the car gets the worse it goes

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    WoW thats some difference, you gotta be happy with that result.

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    You took the plunge with the wet sanding then????

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Sig View Post
    You took the plunge with the wet sanding then????
    I did. Really have to thank you for finding that thread and your help .

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    Quote Originally Posted by soulman View Post
    ok what method did you use ??????????/
    I'M impressed
    I think the older the car gets the worse it goes
    Lol they're looking better than when you saw them eh

    I manually wet sanded them with 400 - 600 - 800 - 1200 - 1500.

    Then used 3M Fast Cut Plus and then Menerza (?) Super Finish. Did this part with a drill. Used a Turtle Wax polishing pad for both but a medium one for the 3M stuff and a finishing one for the Menerza stuff.

    I had to do the whole process 3 times and took a lot of sanding.

    I'm really quite and amatuer with detailing so I could have done things differently with faster results, don't know. Perhaps if you can get sanding pads at these grades it would be a lot easier.

    I also had some UV inhibitor from the headlight polishing kit so applied this last of all.

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    a fantastic result mate and potentially hundreds of pounds cheaper than a trip to the stealers for a replacement set well done

    0-Large smile ......every time it's driven

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    Looks good, really good!

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    Nice job glad mine dont have any problems like that at all..

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