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Looking for ideas for headlight lens coating

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by BradsTaco, Sep 19, 2019.

  1. Sep 19, 2019 at 1:19 PM
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    BradsTaco

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    I just got a clean set of headlights for my taco. I’m looking for suggestions on what I can do to them before I put them on the truck that will keep them from hazing and yellowing. Any suggestions?
     
  2. Sep 19, 2019 at 1:45 PM
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    TnShooter

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  3. Sep 19, 2019 at 1:56 PM
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    TACOMA2NDGEN

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  4. Sep 19, 2019 at 2:21 PM
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    gotoman1969

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    Take them to your paint guy and have him clear coat, then just take care of them like your paint and your good to go.
     
  5. Sep 19, 2019 at 4:28 PM
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    Too Stroked

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    Good stuff, but not for a non-porous surface - like headlight lenses. 303 will wash off with the first rain or car wash.
     
  6. Sep 20, 2019 at 9:00 AM
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    BradsTaco

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  7. Sep 20, 2019 at 9:15 AM
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    rphillips

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    Heck, i remember when we never had this problem, if they got dirty, we'd wash them & they were like new again. Then somebody stepped in & fixed it for us. Gee Thanks!!!
     
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  8. Sep 20, 2019 at 1:03 PM
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    TACOMA2NDGEN

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    The good old days of glass lenses
     
  9. Sep 20, 2019 at 1:05 PM
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    MagtechPA

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    Apply a few thin coats of UV-blocking clearcoat.
     
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  10. Sep 20, 2019 at 8:58 PM
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  11. Sep 21, 2019 at 12:31 PM
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    Richie Rich

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    I used this after refinishing my headlights, it works pretty well.
    Was skeptical about it turning out decent since it is a wipe but I was happy with the finished product.
    Also used their headlight restoration kit with good results.
     
  12. Sep 21, 2019 at 12:42 PM
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