yellow and dull headlight lenses on any car

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Old 02-27-10, 12:08 PM
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yellow and dull headlight lenses on any car

i know that many of you have dull and faded headlight lenses, what can you do about it? i found the perfect solution!!
 
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Old 02-27-10, 12:14 PM
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3M headlight restoration kit, its the cats a**, you can get it at most any auto parts store, i had yellow if not almost orange headlight lenses and they ended up CRYSTAL CLEAR! i recommend this to anybody that wants to save several hundred dollars on headlight lenses, up to $135.00 a lens
 
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Old 02-27-10, 12:58 PM
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I'm a bit "older" and I grew up with "glass" headlights. You never did anything to the headlights except to replace them if one burned out...

So I bought a used car with yellowed plastic lenses and it just never occurred to me that this was a maintenance item. I thought in my older age I could not see at night anymore!

Then I saw a post similar to yours above, and cleaned my headlight lenses with one of those kits.

Now suddenly I can see again at night! (The problem was not my eyes! )
 
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Old 03-06-10, 10:15 PM
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Sorry to be tardy on this one but we stumbled on something today (tried as a why not) Mr Clean Magic erasers does a great job on this problem as well not the same par as the 3m but a lot cheaper (3m's gets the lens to shine better)but removes the yellow film just as well.We had a cust. wanting the lenses cleaned and being Saturday all the parts houses I deal with said Monday was the soonest I could get the 3m. Had the magic eraser in my car tried it and was pretty impressed.
 
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Old 03-07-10, 06:35 AM
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You should also be aware that complete headlight assemblies, incuding the bulb, can be had dirt-cheap nowadays. I replaced the head lights on both my wife's car ('01 Camry) and daughter's car ('96 Escort) for $140 delivered to my door. Some makes/models are more expensive, of course, but some are even less.

FWIW, as Bill alludes to, give me glass anytime.

Will have to try the Magic Eraser on my wrecker beacons (cheapskate that I am).
 
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Old 03-07-10, 07:51 AM
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Hey TG..did you get 'em from the "Steal to Order" website? lol
 
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Old 03-07-10, 11:46 PM
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Wish I had one of those Tow Guy had to replace one on my 01 Camaro (somebody hit me in a parking lot) it was 235 new after market new oem was pushing 4 bills.That's what I get for having a "Sports Car" LOL!!!
 
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Old 03-08-10, 05:20 AM
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Yeah, price you gotta pay for being cooooooool.
 
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Old 03-13-10, 06:09 PM
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Check Ebay, I just purchased a new GM headlight including headlight bulbs for a '02 GMC ZR2 pickup shipped for $39! This place specialized in replacement headlights.
 
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