Best product to remove headlight haze

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  1. gdubb

    gdubb Crockett & Tubbs

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    Uncle has 99 Frontier that has some bad haze, what products do you recommend to use.


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  2. albuffit

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    some heavy cut compound and a wool pad will knock it right out! if its really bad, you will probably need to wetsand first.
     
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    try a medium cut compound and do it by hand first. start out light and go more aggressive a step at a time, you could start way too harsh and cause more damage than you're trying to fix.
     
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    Masta Z FUCK BOSTON

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    i have tried plastx, good results

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    Plaxtix took forever by hand
    I wound up using some Optimum polish and a white pad.
    Then a coat of Collinite 845

    I have to go back and do it again about every 6 months.

    Mine supposedly have a UV coating and I suppose that is now gone
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Autoparts stores have headlight restore kits that including wet sanding paper and plastic specific polishes. The headlights on my old 626 required wetsanding but my Maxima only needed a compound.
     
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    gdubb Crockett & Tubbs

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    going to give it a whirl with OC and OP on the pc, ordered some small pads through excel
     
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    I used meguiars scratch-x and its fucking ftw in like under a minute


    You need to re-do it though, I do mine about every 8 wks just when it looks bad again
     
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    gdubb Crockett & Tubbs

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    Did you use it with a pc or by hand?
     
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    i buffed mine. bright as hell now
     
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    Paulie Walnuts Im an agent of chaos

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    Best product Megs ever put out IMO
     
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    Paulie Walnuts Im an agent of chaos

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    open weave cloth + rubbing
     
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    gdubb Crockett & Tubbs

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    dont have any, although it has a thick haze with a slight hint of yellow to it. I think he has only washed it a handful of times since buying it in 99. He helped me out with some electrical and plumbing work at my house so I was going to do the whole truck to return the favor but he only wants the headlights done. There so bad that he has to drive with the brights on, yet still does not get flashed by oncoming traffic.
     
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    ^ thats pretty bad
     
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    if they are plastic, take them off, sand with high grit sand paper, then go down to the next step sand paper, do this until you get to a very fine sand paper. buy rubbing compund and buff your lights with it. some guy did this to his audi, ill try to find a link (not in OT tho).
     

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