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Old 03-03-2014, 01:48 PM   #1
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Cleaning up the tail lights

I have been looking at my cloudy and dull taillights for some time now. Yesterday I picked up a Mothers PowerBall 4Lights Headlight Restoration Kit. I am amazed at the results. Here are before and after photos.

A couple of observations. When I removed the lens covers, I was shocked at the amount of dirt, debris, and bug carcasses in the fixtures. Even the bulbs were mostly covered with dirt. Turns out there is a dime-size hole in the back of the fixture where the 12 volt lines enter. The hole is much too large and allows anything to come in. So I ended up caulking the holes closed after cleaning everything. I was surprised Newmar wouldn't think of sealing those holes a bit during installation. I suggest you take a look at yours if you have similar fixtures.

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Looks good . Used this on headlights on my DWs 06 civic like new now. The car has 250,000+ on it and that really cleaned the lights.
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Nice job Hobo. Yes it would seem Newmar was remiss in that tail light design. My '07 has a different style tail light and todate they are still clean. I recently had my headlights restored and they are much clearer than before. Thanks for a great post w/pics!
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