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I tried several different plastic polish products and a few other paint compounds with no luck. Then after putting a coat of Tire shine on they looked better for a while. After several coats of this product I could not believe how the haze cleared up and stayed clear. Strange but it has worked for a couple of weeks now. I guess the tiny haze lines were dry. It was bothering the crap out of me to the point of buying new headlights. Now they look great. Go figure!!
 

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But are you going to have to put it on continuously forever to keep it looking the same? How long do you go without putting any more on?
 

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Only one of my headlights has that problem (driver side). It has pissed me off for years - but not enough to drop a ton of money to replace the lights.... I'll try anything, including Armor All and/or wetsanding.
 

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THE LEGEND said:
you can also wet sand them with 600 grit. and then! clear coat them...
you can do this, and it'll look like new for a while, but it will start to yellow and reaaaaaaaaaaal bad, then chip and eventually look like a used fish tank sitting in a pawn shop.
 

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But are you going to have to put it on continuously forever to keep it looking the same? How long do you go without putting any more on?
The first time I put on about four coats of tire shine throughout the day. With each coat it looked better. Now I just do it when I feel like it. No problems with it coming back yet. It is strange , but it works.
 

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It looks so clear because the greasy film is on the headlight, but go out, wash your headlights with the same soap you use for your car, and once you dry them off i bet it will go back to being hazy. This stuff has just filled in all of the little scratches, but will wash right out. a temporary fix imho.
 

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Well everytime I wash it and do the tires I will remember to do the headlights also , if that is the case. I washed , clay bar and waxed the car today without any haze returning , but I did not soap up the headlights.
 

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What you need is for Dan-the-man to hook you up with the compounds they use on the canopies of the F-14's, F-18's and such! You'd be gellin like a fellin then!! /images/graemlins/smiles
 

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I tried all the professional plastic compounds , they did not work for me.
 

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you could also try wd40. i used to use that to shine up the fiberglass shell on my pickup truck when nothing else would do yes. i know.. ghetto as hell.. but it worked.
 

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I tried that a while back but it did not work very well.
 

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we have a company that comes by our dealership and fixes those hazy headlites..and they do a fantastic job!!...$85 a lite!!..and in the last 4 months we have yet to see a comeback!!..they do great work!!!!...Len
 

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some kinda spray chemicals...they have never told us what it is...but they did the bosses car a month before they started doing all our hazed lites on the used car lot and their stuff works......
 

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You can get the headlights looking like new. Use a high speed (air) die grinder with a loose buffing wheel and plastic compound. I bought mine from Eastwood, but, any good automotive store should have the wheel and compound. The only problem is the die grinders take a lot of air and if the pressure drops below 90 psi the process slows down, you need to maintain pressure to keep the speed in the productive range.
 
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