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Old 08-31-2009, 09:37 PM
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Nope... But I keep seeing this on Speed Channel and it intrigues me...

http://www.autogeek.net/meguiars-pla...light-kit.html
interesting Marco, thanks http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zw5KSum28dc

I'm going to order it tonight, looks like you get a bunch of stuff with it, so I'll pass it around if it works.. stay tuned!
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if our lenses are pitted you will need more than just the buffing compound to make them new again. I recently picked up a kit from NAPA for $20 to do the lenses on Marianne's Subaru. I have not opened it up yet but it looks more like the commercial kit I was accustomed to using at Avalanche Automotive.
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It is not haze from your headlights it's smoke from the Cali fires and the western slope fires. LOL JK
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i bought some "meguires plastix " from advanve auto, to use on my POS jeep that i bougt for the wife.. i used it with my dewalt polisher with a wool pad.
it works great and it hardly uses any product so i have a ton left over that your welcome to use.. i should be in denver tommorw with any luck and be able to make the meeting.. ( driving from key west )
http://www.meguiars.com/estore/produ...nname=Consumer (Meguiar's Brand)>Clear Plastic Care&sectionID=15101
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Old 10-31-2009, 10:33 PM
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I ended up buying the 3M Headlight Restoration kit. Was $17.99 on sale, so just under $20 out the door + tax. http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/web..._T|GRP2074____

Overall I am pleased with the results. Total time was 2 hours, and that included time to remove the grill and corner lights, drive the 80 to Advanced Auto Parts & back, and do the job.. which involved going through 4 batteries on the cordless because it's faster than getting out the real drill and an extension cord..


edit: picture of the kit, and a final "before" picture...
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actually now that I look at the pictures I'm pretty psyched- giving this product a and a good use of $20 and 2 hours.
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That is a huge improvement. Did the kit include a UV protectant?
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That is a huge improvement. Did the kit include a UV protectant?
Nope. No UV protectant but the directions suggest for longer lasting results to buy more 3M products, like a plastic protector, etc. so maybe that has it. This is good enough for me though, and I can't see why it won't last for a while since the polycarbonate lens didn't change at all, I just ground off the yellow/scratched part. We'll see what happens though.
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it'll be about six months until you notice it coming back. dahmik.
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