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The headlights on my 94 are looking pretty sh*tty when it sit's next to my 01. The headlights look brown and fogged up and they are rough to the touch.... anyone know a way to remove that brownish fog that collects on our headlights and maybe get rid of some of the little imperfections ?

p.s.: I head that metal polish (slightly abrasive) can take scratches out of glass but I havent tried it myself.
 

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my buddy just bought this clear plastic polish....it worked awesome...you should try that....i'm not sure what it's called though
 

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i tryed 3M at a meet and in a few minutes the yellow cloudyness was gone, but the imperfections were still there. As for those minor scratches Micromesh will work great, its a little pricey(im hopeing to find something cheaper) but it will get the job done. It works like sandpaper, low to high grit to buff out scratches. Search for it and you'll find the link to the Micromesh page.
 

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I used Zymol paint cleaner on mine, works GREAT....clears them up very nicely...sratches are still there though.
 

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What I use on mine seems to work really well. I use GS27 or Meguiar's ScratchX on the lens first. Really put your back into it. Those are pretty awesome cleaning pastes. If they will take scratches out of paint then they can help buff down a few scratches on some plastic. Then follow that up with Klasse All in one. That really puts the shine back in the lens. Makes them look good as new. In fact, I think I'd better go do that right now. :)
 

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Also if you're looking for a quick/cheap fix try nail polish remover. Make sure the remover has acetone in it though.
 

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cool ... thx guys ... I think it would also be a good note to let people know that they should cover up the paint around the headlights when doing this .. most of the suggestions involve abrasives and could do damage to paint...
 

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i have the 3M plastic cleaner. It takes lots of the dirt off and foggy stuff. What makes it looks alot cleaner and better is the 3M Plastic polish it works great. I notice a sunifficent improvement while using it.
 

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MichiRaces2Much on Aug/31/02 said:
Also if you're looking for a quick/cheap fix try nail polish remover. Make sure the remover has acetone in it though.
Nail Polish remover
...I tried it on part of my right headlight dabbed on to a rag...it felt like the Nail polish was eating away at the plastic and it left scratches
 

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Worked fine for me, but to each his own
 

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RainX makes a really good glass polish too. Its pretty tough to find sometimes though. Its in a blue box.
 

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any type of wax pre cleaner will work also and if you get it on your car, hey! it wont hurt it, cause its made to wax your car. we have used either the liquid glass pre cleaner, or meguiars pre cleaner. all found at your local Discount Auto Parts, Pep Boys, Wal-Mart, Kmart, TArget, etc.......

also use it just you would when waxing, polish on!! buff off!!!!!
 

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yup, all good ideas here!

3M Plastic Polish/Cleaner, ScratchX, Plexus, Paint Precleaner, etc

Toothpaste would work, but the consistancy of the abrasives in it could make it alittle tougher to get an even polish. I would stick to what was listed above. =)
 

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Damn, so the headlights will just get all dirty and scratched from years of exporuse. Is there like some kind of plastic clear tape or coating you can put on the headlights so you wont scratch or damage them? Cuz I bet in 5 years, mine will ger all dirty and scratched up just from wear and tear. Or I could just get a new headlight assembly.
 
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