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    Headlight Sun Damage

    The top of the headlights on my G SRi-T have some type of sun damage/oxidation on them. It is definately on top of the plastic surface as I can feel it with my finger. First I tried Meguiar's PlastX which did nothing. I then tried Meguiar's Deep Crystal Paint Cleaner which cleaned up most of it on one of the lights, but that took quite a few applications and alot of elbow grease. Does anyone know of any chemicals or polishes that will take this off easier and wont harm the plastic? The light pictured is the worse of the 2.




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    Mine have also done this, im going to put eyebrows on there, i have tried various products but have achieced nothing.

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    Here are the pictures of the off side light. Excuse the quality, was taken on my phone and raining.




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    Could try using a claybar? sonus green isn't too hard, but not the softest either - might shift some of it.

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    get some 2000 wet and dry, wet (and keep it wet) the paper and rub it down. The using t-cut buff it back up again and the marks will be gone.

    You must use 2000 as anything more corse will mark the light.
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    Quote Originally Posted by K3FUS View Post
    get some 2000 wet and dry, wet (and keep it wet) the paper and rub it down. The using t-cut buff it back up again and the marks will be gone.

    You must use 2000 as anything more corse will mark the light.
    got the same prob will try it today

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    Quote Originally Posted by K3FUS View Post
    get some 2000 wet and dry, wet (and keep it wet) the paper and rub it down. The using t-cut buff it back up again and the marks will be gone.

    You must use 2000 as anything more corse will mark the light.
    Would you recommend using 800 first, then followed by the 2000 wet and dry?

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    I have got eyebrows for mine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GMH Z20LET View Post
    Would you recommend using 800 first, then followed by the 2000 wet and dry?
    stick with the 2000

    or it may score to deep.
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