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#1 Old 07-07-2004, 01:50 PM
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Stock headlight plastic is dull & scratched

I've still got stock headlights in my 02 and they've become pitted, worn, and nasty looking. Anybody have any ideas to make them better?
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Try using some Never-Dull(sp?) wadding polish. It won't get the scratches out, but it helped a whole lot on my friends yellowed windscreen for his old motorcycle. It comes in a silver can. Oh, and use it in a well ventilated area.....
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I'd try to lap them. I saw some guy do it for his BMW and it worked really well. I've always read about lapping heatsinks for computers and it works like a wonder.

In other words, get a bunch of wet-dry sandpaper in different grits and start with the smallest number (the most coarse). I think these things go up to 2000 grit which is super fine. Finally, when you're done with that, maybe top it off with a buffer and polish... Now i'm not sure if that's good for plastic or not, but this is just what I would try.

You could probably google it and either find somewhere where someone has done it. I know the BMW one is out there somewhere. Anyways, don't f- up and good luck! =)
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After you get it resolved get some stongard covers. I got em. Very nice piece. It's a film of plastic over the headlights to protect them.
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Go to an auto paint store they sell a plastic cleaner. And the plastic film is made by 3M. It is a stoneguard. If you can't find any let me know I will send you some.
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Where can you order the stoneguard plastic film? I'd be interested in getting some of that...
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Where can you order the stoneguard plastic film? I'd be interested in getting some of that...
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&i...=Google+Search
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Got mine from www.allsubaru.com
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