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Best Way to Preserve Headlights?

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by Bosmob, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. Jun 10, 2011 at 8:34 PM
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    Bosmob

    Bosmob [OP] Well-Known Member

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    What is the best way to protect the plastic lenses on the headlights (keep the from hazing up)?
     
  2. Jun 10, 2011 at 8:45 PM
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    novanut21

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    After washing mine I hit them with some invisible glass cleaner. Then I wax them with turtle wax ice. Or they make a film cover that goes over your headlights to protect them from rocks.
     
  3. Jun 10, 2011 at 8:48 PM
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    JayARRGHH

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    Just get mcguires headlight restoration, its like $20 and will last you forever and every once in a while you go out and buff your headlights and they look like they came outta the factory.
     
  4. Jun 10, 2011 at 10:30 PM
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    Konaborne

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    I keep a nice layer of wax on them, none of my cars have ever hazed over
     
  5. Jun 10, 2011 at 10:47 PM
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    So you just put some carnauba wax for paint on the lenses? Does that decrease the headlights effectiveness?
     
  6. Jun 11, 2011 at 6:23 AM
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    VirginiaBound

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    Just treat it like you would the paint, it won't hurt the light output. I usespray wax on all my glass, it really helps to keep them clean and beads off water.
     
  7. Jun 11, 2011 at 6:44 AM
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    pudge151

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    laminx film, wax or sealer with UV protection, headlight restore kits, headlight UV sealer
     
  8. Jun 11, 2011 at 9:02 AM
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    Gooch

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    Good call.
     
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