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Wow!

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



Here is the before and afters

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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.
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i didn't get that kit but i got a different headlight restore kit for the jeep i drive sometimes and it also made big improvements.
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Yeah Harbor Freight has one for like 10 bucks but I didn't feel like driving all the way over there lol
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I use this stuff, and it works pretty well.

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WOW Trent that is awesome

I may get some of that for the 89 ranger headlights are expensive for it that may work better
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Looks AWESOME! Wish I would have thought of that last year before buying all new headlights for my fox.
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someone try this stuff on their truck! my lights are pretty hazed, my dads chevy are REALLY bad though
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We use the 3M kit on customer cars at the shop, I've been amazed at what it can do.
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Damn, my buddies wife has a maxima with the same problem. I think I know what to tell him to use now...Thanks man!
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How does it apply? Just a wax and buffer that goes in the drill? The Jetta needs this...
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i'll bet your girlfriend can see a lot better at night now.
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i just use polish compound on a buffer.
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How does it apply? Just a wax and buffer that goes in the drill? The Jetta needs this...
The kit comes with a little buffer attachment for a drill, then just apply a nickel sized amount of the PlastiX and work it in using the bad at a angle. Super duper easy to apply.

Yeah it seems like Nissans get this really bad, I've noticed it on a lot of them.
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Looks good!

On my 94' the headlights were faded and the ugly yellow, I removed, sanded with 600 wet, then 800 wet and then 1500 wet and then hit it with some chrome polish. Worked for a while but really only looked the best when wet.
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Meguiars FTW!
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Look alot better......the only thing i DONT like about any of those kits is that it leaves a light milky haze and fine scratches on the lense from the sand paper and clear that comes in the kit. I've had alot of success using a high speed buffer with wool pad and some heavy compond and takes half the time. BUT you have to have to access to one and the compond lol.
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man i am going to have to get this for my bronco II the headlights need it bad
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my girlfriend has the same car but blue and it had the same problem. i bought new ones off ebay that had the clear corners in them. they were not cheap at all. but it looks alot better. maybe i shoud have tryed that first.
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Ive favorited a youtube how-to on this....it's a drill attachment sand disc...uses like 200 grit at first, then 500grit, then 1500 wet sand, then the polish.


I've still not found it yet around me...I'm wanted to reseal my black headlmaps...but wanna make 'em pretty again!
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Wow, what a difference.
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i have done a bunch of cars at work the next ones i do i will snap a before and after that stuff works wonders...so does the blue magic...
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very nice... want to do my sentra next... its almost as bad but its got a fading clear coat too
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Oh her clear coat is terrible, its peeling off the back bumper and the trunk lid is down to the paint in some parts. Its terrible
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Look alot better......the only thing i DONT like about any of those kits is that it leaves a light milky haze and fine scratches on the lense from the sand paper and clear that comes in the kit. I've had alot of success using a high speed buffer with wool pad and some heavy compond and takes half the time. BUT you have to have to access to one and the compond lol.
What are you talking about sand paper? This kit just has a buffing pad and compound.
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What are you talking about sand paper? This kit just has a buffing pad and compound.
oh.........................well i've seen the ones that involve the sandin and the clear.....sorry i'll be quite now...LMAO!!!!
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