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did headlights on 2000 3L ranger come clear

I mean like clear clear. I have polished mine with every chemical under the sun by hand (i dont have that fancy drill thing) but all i have done is removed the road wear and yellow while making my headlight casings whiter (by using bleach). did my covers come see-through? can i make them see-through if not? thanks
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dang......well thanks man, that solves alot of questions
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Have you tried using meguiars headlight restoration kit. It comes with the drill bit and all the sand paper and polishing you need to clear them. It's like $25 at walmart.

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yea, i dont have 100 to blow on perfectly good headlight casings though, ill just keep rubbing away
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interesting. for all that though i think i would just do an 01-03 upgrade
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yea, i dont have 100 to blow on perfectly good headlight casings though, ill just keep rubbing away
The meguiars kit works pretty awesome. Got my head lights looking from this.


To this. Sorry no head on shots of the after.
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I have clear lights....
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clears here too...pics arent too good
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i saw u in here and knew you'd post. I see myself in the first pic hahah
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Justin you're a *****! haha
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what also works good for restoring headlights, i learned this on trucks is tooth paste
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did yall buy your lights though? because my headlight casing clips are rusted to bits and will not budge so new light boxes are out of the question and they are 80+ dollars a piece and only sold at ford in my area. and do you think those 20 dollar restore kits would make my stock unclear lights clear? i have tried scrubbing bubbles, soft scrub with bleach, liquid comet, turtle wax with little bit of sand, wet sanding with 600, and blue magic, it looks nice but just not clear
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did yall buy your lights though? because my headlight casing clips are rusted to bits and will not budge so new light boxes are out of the question and they are 80+ dollars a piece and only sold at ford in my area. and do you think those 20 dollar restore kits would make my stock unclear lights clear? i have tried scrubbing bubbles, soft scrub with bleach, liquid comet, turtle wax with little bit of sand, wet sanding with 600, and blue magic, it looks nice but just not clear
h the headlight clips suck. i broke all mine off and replaced the headlights.
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did yall buy your lights though? because my headlight casing clips are rusted to bits and will not budge so new light boxes are out of the question and they are 80+ dollars a piece and only sold at ford in my area. and do you think those 20 dollar restore kits would make my stock unclear lights clear? i have tried scrubbing bubbles, soft scrub with bleach, liquid comet, turtle wax with little bit of sand, wet sanding with 600, and blue magic, it looks nice but just not clear
IIf you mean just back to how they came from the factory then yes, but if you mean clear like those ones people are linking to on ebay, no you wont get yours that clear.
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alright, that sucks but at least i dont feel like an idiot trying to polish something that wont polish, thank you all
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