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Old 11-08-2017, 05:03 PM   #11
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Michael Stoops, worked for Meguiars in the USA he mentioned the compounds used in that headlamp kit, it does look like some initial blooming so try what has been mentioned no wet sanding needed.

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Old 11-08-2017, 05:06 PM   #12
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Father in law has used the Meguiars headlight restoration kit with some success - still has some more work to do on them, but they are much improved over what they were. He's going down the route of slight polishing / wet sanding and repeat / repeat as necessary...
2nd reconmendation for this, i used it on my ep3, they came up well.

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also at the time i did it, mine were worse then yours
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http://www.detailingworld.co.uk/foru...d.php?t=362537

My thread re: meguiars headlight restoration kit. Definitely worth a punt and don't just use the compound I'd wet sand while you're doing the task. Do it right first time and all that jazz
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Old 11-08-2017, 06:10 PM   #15
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Once you got them to standard you're happy with then PPF them will be well worth it.


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Old 11-08-2017, 06:48 PM   #16
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My thread re: meguiars headlight restoration kit. Definitely worth a punt and don't just use the compound I'd wet sand while you're doing the task. Do it right first time and all that jazz
Thanks for the link to your review they certainly came up nice. The Meguiars kit looks good.

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Once you got them to standard you're happy with then PPF them will be well worth it.


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Sorry Soul boy I'm not sure what PPF is? Some sort of UV protection I'm guessing?

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Thanks to all that have helped. I've currently in the middle of repainting my brake hubs and calipers so when I get more time I will buy a kit and post my results.

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PPF is Paint Protection Film. I had to look it up after reading another thread. I saw a youtube clip where someone had done theirs as above then sprayed them with clearcoat to protect them. Seemed like a sensible idea. Let us know how you get on as mine are ready to be done so always good to see how others get on.
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My headlights were similar and I flat and polished them. They look great now. Unsure how long it will last though as I've just put sealant on them.
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