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So, I woke up this morning to find my drivers side headlight has cracks and a haze that looks like oil-ish tint.
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So I tried to diagnose this problem and The only thing I could have done to do this is I had to spray bug spray "deep woods" last night on my niece. Come to find out this can actually melt the plastic!!!!:eek:

Any Suggestions? Its driving me crazy!
WATCH THIS VIDEO!
 
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Wet sand, compound and polish is the most tried and true process for head light correction. There is no gymic to it, just a simple process to restore the light back to new condition. Do you have a DA polisher?
I actually got suckered into the "Wipe New" kit that walmart sells. It's just a sanding block with 2 different grits that you wet sand with and a polish that you apply after. Worked good though. Could have saved 20.00 with stuff I have in my garage.
 
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So, I woke up this morning to find my drivers side headlight has cracks and a haze that looks like oil-ish tint.
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So I tried to diagnose this problem and The only thing I could have done to do this is I had to spray bug spray "deep woods" last night on my niece. Come to find out this can actually melt the plastic!!!!:eek:

Any Suggestions? Its driving me crazy!
WATCH THIS VIDEO!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYmbBZntuY8
That deep woods stuff actually burns my skin. The regular off doesn't though. I'm not sure I would use something that strong on a kid.
 
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That is crazy! Good to know for the future
 

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I'd just replace it. You can get one really cheap for the Gen 1.

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Wet sand, compound and polish is the most tried and true process for head light correction. There is no gymic to it, just a simple process to restore the light back to new condition. Do you have a DA polisher?
Any recommendations on products or kits @Jumbo Jet???
 

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Sure. I normally start the process with 2000 grit wet sand, followed by 3000 grit. Then Menzerna FG 400 with a MF cutting pad, DA on 5. Finish it down with Menzerna SF 4000 with a white or green Über pad. Each lens takes around 10 minutes.
I assume the wet sand is by hand??
 

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If you're doing hazy headlights, you can tell when it's all gone, the water will be like a yellowish paste, that's the bad layer coming off. When it sands clear, you should be good to move on to the next step.
 
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Yes, wet sand by hand. Back and forth for the first pass, up and down for the second.
If you're doing hazy headlights, you can tell when it's all gone, the water will be like a yellowish paste, that's the bad layer coming off. When it sands clear, you should be good to move on to the next step.
Thanks guys, I may give this a shot on the GF's headlights. Hers are in way worse shape than mine.
 

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I recently corrected my wife's 4Runner headlights.


3000grit wetsand, 2 passes.
1 pass with M105 on a yellow LC pad
2 passes with M205 on an orange LC pad
1 pass with Menzerna 4500 on a finishing pad

Be sure and protect with sealant for longevity.
 
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I recently corrected my wife's 4Runner headlights.


3000grit wetsand, 2 passes.
1 pass with M105 on a yellow LC pad
2 passes with M205 on an orange LC pad
1 pass with Menzerna 4500 on a finishing pad

Be sure and protect with sealant for longevity.
Nice!!
 
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