Headlight resto on 96cobra

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  1. whitesnake96

    whitesnake96 New Member

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    Hey guys just wanted to share what the. meguires headlight resto kit did for me. Took 10min tops.... with a corded high speed drill[​IMG] before
    [​IMG]after
     
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    Very nice. You should update this every 3 months or so with current pictures.
     
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    Very nice
     
  4. Orange 94

    Orange 94 Moderator Staff SN95 Supporter

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    I've used the meguires kit too, works well.
     
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    to polish plastic you really don't need a special kit. Any kind of buffer and a polish will clean them up.
     
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    Orange 94 Moderator Staff SN95 Supporter

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    That kit is definitely worth it though. You get a range of scuf pads, polish, UV protectant and the polishing attachment.
    I've polished headlights different ways before, but I don't think I'll go back.
     
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    3M kit is where it's at, couple dollars more but better stuff in it. Either way, nice improvement. It's always nice to get rid of the oxidation.
     
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    Yea saves me from purchasing new lights
     
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    Good results. I do my own with various grits of sand paper and a polish.
     
  10. g36 monkey

    g36 monkey Moderator Staff SN95 Supporter

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    This

    I have done more than 100 sets of lights by now, and wouldn't do it any other way.

    A suggestion, when I do cobra lights, I usually shave the tits off, it takes a little more work, and a little more paper, but it makes it sooooo much better.
     
  11. whitesnake96

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    I wish i had done this. It would have made it easier.
     
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    g36 monkey Moderator Staff SN95 Supporter

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    [MENTION=9133]Tally_4.6[/MENTION] might have pics of some I restored for him. My old phone had one but it bit the dust Thursday night lol
     
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    g36 monkey Moderator Staff SN95 Supporter

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    Scratch that:

    [​IMG]

    What it looked like totally shaved:

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    MustangChris Legend Retired Staff SN95 Supporter

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    not too shabby!
     
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    Looks good! My ride is in need of this