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Old 07-11-2012, 10:30 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by sarahkate View Post
Also, what is the best product to clean cloudy headlights?
Your other question was answered so I'll answer this one. As was mentioned, you can always buy a new pair of headlight covers for around $70ish. If you want to save some cash, you can do the 3M headlight restoration kit. I've used this several times with stellar results. It costs ~$15.

Now the catch. The 3M kit sands off the top layer of plastic on the headlights in order to remove the yellowing and haze. If you have severe pitting and/or cracking, you will have to get new lens covers. Also, when you sand off the outer layer of plastic, you are sanding off the built in UV protection in the plastic. This means the headlights will yellow and haze much faster than before. You can mitigate this issue by coating the lens with a good wax or sealant which will significantly, not totally, slow down the hazing/yellowing.

Good luck!
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