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Old 10-18-2012, 09:10 PM   #1
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,what is a good home remedy to clean the haze off of your car's headlights

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Go to Autozone and pick a headlight renew kit, they work wonders

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Old 10-18-2012, 09:19 PM   #3
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I wetsand them with 2000 grit paper
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Some dupont #7 auto polish and a clean soft rag.
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If the haze is from a popped seal and is on the inside, just get a new assembly complete will all new bulbs for about $50.

My 1999 Jimmy SLT had a popped seal got all for about the same amount. Mine had high, low, driving and signals. I had it in when I got an oil change from my mechanic and when he saw the box he installed one unit for no charge because it took about a minute to do.

I felt good until he told me I could bought the same thing 3 blocks down the street without the online freight (regional office with few signs).

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Old 10-30-2012, 11:32 PM   #6
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Why don't you visit an auto repair shop? They really can help you out. There is one in my area. Coleman Auto Restoration Systems, I have seen their work its just amazing. I am sure they can treat your headlights too.
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I wetsand them with 2000 grit paper
Works but for the novice Meguires and Mothers sell a kit for about $20.00
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Old 10-31-2012, 01:08 PM   #8
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Here's a fairly detailed write-up from a car forum. It's all pretty standard - getting rid of the haze on the EXTERNAL surface ( like mentioned above, if you have a bad seal and haze is in the inside..... ), just increasingly finer grades of sandpaper.

http://www.lincolnvscadillac.com/sho...ight=headlight

Where this one goes on a tangent is the use of mineral spirits and spar urethane once finished to seal the surface. It's a losing battle once the plastic starts to "dry-rot", you'll be doing it over ( and over ) again as they'll haze over. I polished the lenses on one of my cars crystal clear, and W/I 6 months the worst of the two started getting bad again, now it's just like it was pre-polish.
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I replace the lens. Try Certi-fit for cheap replacements.

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