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Old 11-21-2008, 09:06 PM
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Headlight restoration

I have tried Plexus with little effect on any real scratches or blemishes in the plastic lenses of our headlights. It does a great job of surface cleaning, but won't fix any scratches.

I had a few light to medium scratches that slightly dulled the lights. I used Menzerna polishes and a PC with 4" pads and got great results. I used Power Gloss with a yellow pad, then SIP with an orange pad, and finished it up with PO106FF on a white pad. Scratches are almost imperceptible now and the lenses glisten like new.
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Old 11-21-2008, 09:08 PM
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any pics??

drive through a sand storm or something...lol
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Old 11-21-2008, 09:11 PM
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Originally Posted by nogoodname007 View Post
any pics??

drive through a sand storm or something...lol
I don't have any before pics, so pics of them now will just look like really shiny clean headlights. Not much use in that.

I'll post pics later, they're not just regular lights now.
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Old 11-21-2008, 09:13 PM
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^^ they are BB approved lights now !!!
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Old 11-21-2008, 09:25 PM
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Originally Posted by nogoodname007 View Post
^^ they are BB approved lights now !!!
More like Igor approved lights.
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Old 11-21-2008, 09:33 PM
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you have Ironmans???
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Old 11-21-2008, 09:35 PM
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Originally Posted by nogoodname007 View Post
you have Ironmans???
I said I'd post pics later. But no, I'm not a fan of the Iron Man, just got them painted BO.
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Old 11-21-2008, 09:59 PM
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oh ok ^^
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Old 11-21-2008, 10:09 PM
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I had my headlights clearbra'd on the G37. The headlights on my G35 were pitted after 3 years from sand, rocks, and the elements.
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Old 11-21-2008, 10:23 PM
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^^ that what I wanted to say, clear bra the head lights
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Old 11-22-2008, 06:18 PM
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plast-x always worked good for me for minor cleaning.
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Old 11-22-2008, 06:51 PM
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3M plastic cleaner and 3M plastic polish make the lights look like new
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