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3M Headlight Restoration System

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by JBear, Jun 5, 2011.

  1. Jun 5, 2011 at 3:33 PM
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    JBear

    JBear [OP] Spiral Out... Keep Going!

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    2" suspension lift with King Coilovers up front. Standard Bilsteins on rear with a Fabtech 1.5" AAL. Leer 100XL Shell.
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  2. Jun 5, 2011 at 6:12 PM
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    spidy3

    spidy3 Well-Known Member

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    cant open the link...


    I fixed mine by using a really fine sand paper, sanded the headlights down then you can use a little buffing compound if you'd like (i have used it and skipped that step, up to you). Last hit it up with some mothers aluminum polish. Done it on all my vehicles and end up shiny and new lookin :D
     
  3. Jun 5, 2011 at 6:56 PM
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    NegroTundra

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    the 3M kit works awesome. Did all three of our vehicles, really makes them look brand new. After you do it just make sure to regularly polish them and they'll never go hazy again.
     
  4. Jun 5, 2011 at 6:57 PM
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    Dibblit

    Dibblit Eh?

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    It works good.
     
  5. Jun 5, 2011 at 7:40 PM
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    Norton

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  6. Jun 5, 2011 at 9:50 PM
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    fatty ac1d

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    Used it on the lady's Mustang with very good results.

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  7. Jun 6, 2011 at 9:55 AM
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    JBear

    JBear [OP] Spiral Out... Keep Going!

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    Sounds good, looks good. Thanks for the feedback, guys! I'll get me some.
     
  8. Jun 7, 2011 at 6:36 PM
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    tacoman355

    tacoman355 WORD!?!

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    idk how much the kit is... but i bought two brand new headlight assemblies form rockauto.com for like $60 bucks shipped. they are high quality and fit perfect. i get compliments all the time. just my .02 cents
     
  9. Jun 10, 2011 at 10:32 PM
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    JBear

    JBear [OP] Spiral Out... Keep Going!

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    Thanks man, I'll consider that. Cool Site. :thumbsup:
     
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