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Turtle Wax makes a pretty great HeadLight Restoration kit. It comes with a smoothing compound to take off surface debris. If that is not good enough to clear your lights up, a sanding lubricant and 4 stage sanding pads are also included. follow up with a very simple cleaning wipe and sealing wipe. My head light had some pretty serious yellowing, and after a few minutes they look good enough for me to not shell out up to $360 to replace my headlights.

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Oh man they cleared up very nicely, this will be my weekend project!! Thanks
 

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My moms Sentra headlamps was faded so I sanded them down and clear coated them. 3 years later they still look as good as the day I got them. I seen most of those kits and they look decent for a little bit but it will come back. If you have a local body shop you should see how much they'll charge to sand and clear coat them just take the headlamps out your self to save money. I use to charge people $150 but it came with a lift time warranty.
 

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I've used several of the kits on various headlights. So far NONE of them have yellowed again. The oldest one is a Subaru that I did about 7 years ago. Still clean as the day I did them. I'm gonna have to clean up the ones on my T... after 12 years, they are starting to haze up a bit. :dunno:
 

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I've used several of the kits on various headlights. So far NONE of them have yellowed again. The oldest one is a Subaru that I did about 7 years ago. Still clean as the day I did them. I'm gonna have to clean up the ones on my T... after 12 years, they are starting to haze up a bit.
What kind of coating does it have? Do a write up when you do the truck and link it to here.
 

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I used the 3M kit on my Titan and wife's Civic. A year later the T had a yellow haze again and the Civic was starting turn yellow as well.

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I used Chemical Guy's V36 to remove the oxidation. Than i hit it with V38 to polish it back to glass. Than applied JetSeal to seal it back up. Did it on the wife's Toyota Corolla last year. Still holding and no signs of oxidating
 
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Hi everyone, on my previous truck (2001 F-250) I used the headlight restoration kit by Sylvania to remove that yellowish upper plastic layer. I must say, I liked the result, and it includes all the stuff you need to work with lights, even a glove.

Just wanted to tell you folks, that whenever you decide to restore the lights, you will need to take care of the lights after the restoration's complete. So you will need to apply that sealing polish and let it dry (which I haven't done, I've only read about that). Or, you can stick transparent film on the headlights not to let stones and particles ruin the lights. That's because whenever you polish the lights you take that 1st protective layer off, so you'll have to put something there instead.
 

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Get some 800, 1000, 1500 grit sandpaper paper work threw them on the lense then use some plastic polish can be bought at any auto parts store. If you want it to last you'll have to spray clear coat on them

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