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Old 03-20-2008, 09:59 PM
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over the headlight? lol and also, how do you get your sig pic to be that small and still look good? ive been trying and trying. lol
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Old 03-20-2008, 10:14 PM
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To get it running over the headlight while you sand just run a hose over to it and place it above the headlight, turn it on softly and just keep water coursing over it while you sand.
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Old 03-22-2008, 08:57 PM
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you get it done? i sanded mine down and it looks a lil better, i coulda done a better job though. im gonna do it again tomorrow. or even tonight.
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Old 03-22-2008, 11:00 PM
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After just sanding it will still look foggy because of all of the micro scratches in it, once you polish it it will clear up a lot.
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Old 03-23-2008, 06:05 AM
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I did one, and I don't think I did a good enough job. It looks alright, a lot better than it did, but I am going to do it again tomorrow night.
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Old 03-25-2008, 12:25 PM
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Okay this is the pictures I took of the job. This is the first real job I have done on a car, outside of changing oil and a horn a few months ago. So I think I did a damn good job for it being the first time. Could look a LITTLE better, but it could look a lot worse, so I am happy with it...

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Old 03-25-2008, 12:30 PM
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Looks alot better. However, looks like you should use a higher# sandpaper and more polishing to improve on it. 2000 grit is what I used to finish mine before I used plastic polish. That is unless your lights just look a cloudy in the pictures.
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Old 03-25-2008, 12:33 PM
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NO, it still is cloudy. I made a mistake when I went to buy the sandpaper, and only got up to 1500 grit. So this weekend I think I might sand it down one more time and polish it up real good. It still looks a LITTLE cloudy, but I couldnt stand what it looked like before.
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Old 03-25-2008, 01:47 PM
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Got my new headlights a few weeks ago and they look great. Try this place online, they accept paypal too. Fast shipping also.. I paid about $135.00.

http://www.1aauto.com/

They look really good, I am gonna do the wet sanding thing first and see how that comes out. But thanks for the website, they are pretty cheap, I only need the drivers side too.
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Old 04-02-2008, 04:13 PM
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I did the drivers side last night and it just isnt qwite as good as some of the pictures posted here of them being finished...so I will give it another go and see what happens.

They are smoother on the lens now, but just not as clear as the other side, still have that light haze to them yet
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Old 04-02-2008, 05:47 PM
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mine has like cloudiness(sp?). but i put some tire shine on a piece of paper towel and went over both of them and they are clear now looks pretty damn good compared to what i started out with.
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Old 04-02-2008, 06:33 PM
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yeah I went over them again, and they look a bit better now...didnt help that it started to rain on me as I was finishing with the PlastX polish aswell, so we will see what it looks like tomorrow!
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One thing to remember...history will repeat itself. It's imperative that you take preventative measures so that things like this don't continue to happen. UV damage, rocks, debris, daily driving wear and tear will all have a negative impact on your headlights and taillights. Make sure they're fixed once and for all.
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Old 11-10-2011, 09:44 AM
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Lamin-X, welcome to the boards, but please look at the date before responding to a thread... this one was from 2008, just a friendly hint because it is a rather annoying thing
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