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    this was a mates car today, headlights were really bad with stonechips

    no sanding was done on these, with some wetsanding these would look even better

    these were just done with a high cut compound (menzerna) and a cutting pad on the rotary

    the before pictures were actually after it had been washed lol






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    Cracking job mate, look tonnes better even without sanding, bet your mate was pleased lol

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    yeah it was the first thing he and his bird noticed when they came to pick it up

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    I only used to G6 mine, I tried wet sanding this last time and the difference was minimal... Need to do the CDTI's tho now, they look like there off a 20yr old car but its only from 18 months or so of abuse

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    those ones on the astra will need wet sanded to make them perfect, they have alot of deep stone chips which would take hours of polishing to remove

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    Said before there is often no need to sand headlights, just a good cutting polish. Astras do seem to be particularly afflicted by cloudy headlights.

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