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Old 16-04-2021, 05:36 PM   #1
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Headlight sealant TW Vs Megs

So thanks to a kind donation of some Meguiars Headlight Restoration kit and a delivery of the Turtle Wax version, we have a battle between the 2.
The headlights were restored last year and coated with Gtechniq C4 but as always, it starts fail after about 9 months.
Not too bad but annoying none the less.
Starting with both lamps looking like this.

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The drivers side was polished with a MF by hand using the TW compound, cleaned with IPA, dried and then coated with their sealant wipes.
As the sealant is a wipe and I polished by hand....no masking.
Polishing took an age by hand but I had headphones and music last night for that

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The Megs kit uses a spray aerosol so I took no chances protecting the car OR ME

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The Megs was SUPER fast prep with their Brillo pad and compound.
Took the oxidation off in 2 mins
Took me longer to clean the compound off than work it in!
Once clean and dry you get that even hazy wet sanded look

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Then two coats of sealant a few minutes apart and DONE

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Both sides done
I will report back in 6 and 12 months with durability.
Car is always left outside in the sun.
Only in the garage for detailing duties.

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Just found this in a search as the UV is starting to degrade on the top of my headlights, be interesting to see how the products hold up over time ?
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An early update seeing as there was some interest.
Pic taken this morning.
It was washed last night.
The Megs is on the passenger side and the TW on the drivers side

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