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Old 01-26-2012, 06:14 PM   #1
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30 second headlight foggy fix

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZB91...ature=youtu.be

I did not think it was that easy.
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Old 01-26-2012, 06:18 PM   #2
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Was that brake cleaner?!
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Old 01-26-2012, 06:24 PM   #3
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I know, right?
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Old 02-04-2012, 09:24 PM   #4
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Has anybody tried this? As brake cleaner is generally a very strong dissolving compound, I'd hate to try this on my lights, only to have them be ruined.

The lights on my 1997 Saturn are like looking through stained glass - some light gets through, but it's just useless for visibility.
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Old 02-04-2012, 09:27 PM   #5
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It may work but for how long? If you get cheapo plastic polish it looks great for a day or two then clouds back over.
I went the wetsand/polish/lamin-x route on my old prelude. Worked awesome and stayed clear for the 2 years until I sold it.
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Old 02-04-2012, 09:30 PM   #6
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Old 02-04-2012, 09:33 PM   #7
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If brake cleaner does that... I'm in. Who'll try it first?!
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Old 02-04-2012, 09:38 PM   #8
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If brake cleaner does that... I'm in. Who'll try it first?!
Hell, I'll try it. Just need to get some brake clean first..
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Old 02-04-2012, 09:40 PM   #9
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i used rubbing compound it worked great
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Old 02-04-2012, 09:41 PM   #10
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i used rubbing compound it worked great
I used that also, but the shit came back. The sun bakes the crap out of them out here...
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Old 02-04-2012, 09:51 PM   #11
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You all do understand, if it is this easy, the world of cleaning headlights completely changes?

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Old 02-04-2012, 10:07 PM   #13
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brake fluid will work. I used it to clean up my fenders.
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Old 02-04-2012, 10:10 PM   #14
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^ but will it do it to plastic with haze?
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I have always cleaned my headlights with brake cleaner and it works only if your headlights aren't too hazy. CAREFUL not to put to much because it will dissolve your headlights and make them look nasty!
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Brake fluid works better actually imo
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Used to much brake cleaner and it cracked and took off the shine off of my third brake light
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^^ yea I wouldn't do that.
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Old 02-04-2012, 10:28 PM   #19
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^^ yea I wouldn't do that.
lol lesson learned.....Got a new one off a truck at a junkyard that was brand new for 3 bucks
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Old 02-04-2012, 10:46 PM   #20
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So no one's attempted this yet?
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