Headlight Restoration kits... Recommendations ?

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  1. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    As title.. has anyone used them.. ?

    My Honda CR-V's headlights have some cloudiness and I would like to restore them..

    several kits on the market including Meguiars and 3M .. both get good on-line reviews but always good to get first hand advice.. particularly from the pro's



    cheers
     
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    In Spain cloudy lenses are an mot failure. I normally do mine myself having washed tem first with washing up liquid. I then polish them using a Farecla cutting compound on an orbital car polisher. Most garages here will do it for you at 15€/headlight. Never used a kit though.
     
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    My eldest lad had a Matiz and we used to clean the h/lights up for the MOT every year. Started with warm very soapy water and 1200 grit wet and dry, then 1800's, then T cut, then polish. Worked a treat Jim.
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    thanks all
    .. I'll go ahead and buy a 3M kit and post before and after results
     
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    I do the same in my mum's Matiz.
     
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    I just use Farecla G3 and elbow grease, 5 mins per light usually sorts them out.

    D.
     
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    If not too bad, then I use cheap toothpaste, its quite abrasive and smells nice too.
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    It's not bad at all.. and I could use the electric tooth brush :LOL:
     
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    If you have internet connection have a look on u tube,lots of videos one using baking soda and vinegar.looks to have worked and its cheep
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    had a look.. several vids.. maybe worth a try .. cheers

    wouldn't mind rubbing these headlights... :cool:

     
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    :Eeek::pinocchio::happy:
     
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    Autoglym resin polish works too

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    After by hand alone
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