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Old 10-27-2018, 09:50 PM   #15
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Last year bought a can of "Blue Magic" aluminum polish from Amazon. Did the wheels on the motorhome. They turned out great. Tail lights on the motorhome were cloudy. I was going to replace the lenses. Tried the Blue Magic on them. They turned out great. Today did my step sons Toyota headlights. Once again, turned out great. If you ever need to clear up some lenses, use this. No power drill/orbit polisher is required. Works great with very little rubbing required. Attached is a pic of one headlight. Top half has been rubbed.

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Old 10-28-2018, 07:47 AM   #16
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Thanks I have mothers polish in the garage I will try that if not then move the new stuff. Thanks
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Old 10-28-2018, 08:22 PM   #17
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I could never get them clean enough or to last long enough. I just gave up and bought replacements for Class C e450.
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Old 10-29-2018, 09:51 PM   #18
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You can use a course rubbing compound to bring them back if they aren't too far gone and if they are, there are headlight restore kits at any auto store

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Old 10-30-2018, 12:59 AM   #19
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Once you find a product that gets it clean make sure you code it with a clear coat.
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Old 10-30-2018, 06:07 AM   #20
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My headlights are soft yellow, I tried toothpaste and a brush that did not work, has anybody found the magic solution?
My husband used about every product on the market only 2001 Jeep to no avail. Took the Jeep to Sam's club and for around $20 or so they are like new.
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Old 10-30-2018, 09:28 AM   #21
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Being in the automotive business I have tried a lot of different products. 3M 3 step kit has been the best by far!
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Old 12-22-2018, 02:38 AM   #22
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This is a great product. Click image for larger version

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I researched on youtube ways to fine wetsand and clearcoat the lens'. Worked great (crystal clear) and the clearcoat is UV protection. Should last several years.
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A utube video starring Scotty Kilmer helps explain how to clean and maintain the crystal clear look of the plastic lenses used in todays vehicle. Very informative.
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Old 12-26-2018, 12:53 PM   #25
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This is a great product. Attachment 229755
I've been using this for 6 years. It's a one step process. Not mechanical just your elbow grease and it take very little effort. It desolves the yellow film and does it easily I might add. There is also a clear spray sealer sold by thd same company.
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all these responses.....

The bottom line is that rubbing compounds, metal polishes, and off all work and are cheap and don't take much time. Use whatever is in your garage and save your money - the specific kits are not required.

I've used the expensive multi-abraisive kits, the rubbing compound, and the polishes. Plain old red rubbing compound was the fastest and cheapest. Haven't personally tried the Off.
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I used this method 2 years ago and they still look like new.
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Scotty Kilmer and Chris Fix each has a couple of you tube videos on headlight restoration. Check then out.
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