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Headlight Restoration Kits

Hey Folks, I have a 1989 Ford Ranger with nasty headlights. What brands of headlight cleaner kits do yall recommend? Thanks
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Hey Folks, I have a 1989 Ford Ranger with nasty headlights. What brands of headlight cleaner kits do yall recommend? Thanks
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I have used I think meguires 2 or 3 times on my truck, cleans it off but comes back within a month, so I gave up and bought new headlights.
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I used the Meugiars one with great results. That was about 3 months ago and its getting to the point to where it needs to be done again. Theres more than enough stuff in the kit for multiple applications though.
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If they're real bad, you might just want to get a new set.
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If they're real bad, you might just want to get a new set.
Ditto. Restoring is sort of like a bandaid. Especially if you sand the stock coating off, it does't last very long at all until they haze up again.
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I have used the 3M kit with much better results than the meguiars,as far as them hazing up again I have considered spraying clearcoat on the lenses but not sure if it will protect them or not
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just get some 1000 1500 and 2000 grit sand paper and wax cheaper than one of those kits
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Here are my results with the Meguiars kit. The 3M probably works better for those that are really heavily oxidated.

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My girlfriends headlights were faded really bad on her Sentra so I stopped by Autozone last night and picked up this:



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This stuff worked awesome, I was extremely impressed. Very easy to use as well, only need a drill to apply it comes with everything else.
Her's weren't super duper bad so it worked fine.
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I got the kit from walmart for 16 bucks. Its in a silver bag in the lighting/audio section. It worked great on my really nasty headlights on my contour. It was just temporary till I got new head lights though.
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Thanks for all the info.
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3M rubbing compound I found works the best. then apply 2-3 coats of your favorite wax, be sure to keep your headlights waxed every few months to prevent them from hazing up again.
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