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Old 05-13-2008, 03:25 PM   #1
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My bad, another ?...lens cleaner/polish...?

What would you use to clean and polish our headlamp lenses? I do not have one of those fancy orbital buffer tools so speaking from doing this by hand. No big scratches or dents, just 18K miles of road wear on them. Thanks guys for your input. I have no idea what I could use for this. My last vehicle still used the square glass bulbs.
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Old 05-13-2008, 03:27 PM   #2
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I use 'GS-29' scratch remover it has microcrystalline stuff in it that works wonders on that haze.
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Old 05-27-2008, 10:31 AM   #3
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where do you get gs-29
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Old 05-27-2008, 10:40 AM   #4
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Hey 77- I find it here at the Kragen auto parts- Im sure you'll find it out there at the local auto parts store ( the 'chain' stores) comes in a tube that stands up on its cap. This stuff is great! It does OK on scratches as long as theyre not too deep-but I find it way more valuable on headlights AND it is a cool evener for after you apply toucup paint to a chip or scratch you swirl this stuff over and over on the site and it blends the surface nicely.
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thanks ill go get some today ill let u know how it works out..
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Cool! You're going to like it. Just shake the tube really well, pour some onto a small cloth and just rub in circular motion-youll actually see that buildup disappearing as you rub. After you remove all that buildup get a terri towel and wipe excess off then for good protection apply a little sealant (or wax)
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Guys I sanded on one of my headlamps to get the specks off and it worked and made it smooth as a baby's butt. Then you are left with a white opaque looking lamp assy. I used Flitz metal polish and went and bought a mini power ball for the drill and after an hour of polishing it looked new again. As a matter of fact it is this lamp below that got the sanding.

Tip when sanding headlamps: use more strokes, not more pressure. More pressure only makes more marks than you are trying to remove. Ask me how I know.......

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