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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 11-27-2006, 05:00 PM Thread Starter
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How so you make the lights clear again?

The plastic lens on my Kia are getting faded and I need to know I could get them to be clear again. Anyone have any ideas? I mean the headlights. Thanks..

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I've seen a head light restoration kit in different parts stores. You might wanna give that a try.
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I used a restoration kit from walmart and it worked but it was kinda too expensive. It required me to sand down the surface with the supplied sand paper and apply some other stuff.
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Any rubbing compound should should help.. It's cheaper then a plastic restore kit.. Just going to take some elbow grease.

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toothpaste and a brush does woners, especially if you take the time to take apart the lens and clean inside it also.




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toothpaste and a brush does woners, especially if you take the time to take apart the lens and clean inside it also.
r u serious?!?! that's kool!
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yep did it to my sephia total of 45 minutes to new headlights..




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Maybe try one of those agressive whitening agents - then you will have really bright beams

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I said the toothpaste way as some dont want to buy a 40 dollar kit so this is the absolute cheap way!




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a buddy of mine got a $13 kit for his acura and the headlights looked brand new again, got it a shepherds auto supply
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