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Decided to polish up my headlights as they were going cloudy

Started off like this



Then it looked like this



Needed a bit more, then this happened



Leaving a nice gouge



So now they are clear, but in worse condition than when I started. I knew I shouldn't have bothered :(

 

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Yeah. Not brave enough to go at em with sandpaper though. Lol
 

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P.s. I made a little boobie a couple of weeks back; snapped a bolt clean in half to some small bracket held near the firewall and front wing. That now needs to be drilled out. Except I don't have a drill. :D
 

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Nothing wrong with the quality of the polisher, it was the pad holder which was bought seperatly. Just my typical luck
 

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Hey Mike you can get that out not a problem.

Hit it with some 3000grit wet&dry on a flat block until you don't see the scratch anymore, then buff it back up

Doesn't look too deep from the pics
 

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Dont worry about it!
Shit happens,
I kerbed by spotless wheels gettig out of tight car park but took my time with a dremel and polished it out.
Take your time and sand it out
 

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I got a kit from frost before I got my DA frost kit attached to normal drill all the pads and wet n dry up to 3000 think it was 1.5 inch disks I tell you when I put the 1st wet n dry the headlight went completely white looking and couldn't see thru I was like omg I've F***ed the headlight but as stages got finer it got amazing I good tip I found was when you thought I'd looked amazing switch on your lights and it would show little marks and dots just keep going till all gone
 

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Was wanting to wet & dry mine as I have glue on them still from the guy I got the car off stuck them shit eyebrows on.... If I sand them what's the best way of buffing them, as I don't have a DA polisher...
 

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This is the exact reason I pay the pro's to work on my cars. Much to the annoyance of my brother.
 

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Was wanting to wet & dry mine as I have glue on them still from the guy I got the car off stuck them shit eyebrows on.... If I sand them what's the best way of buffing them, as I don't have a DA polisher...
Got a cordless drill with speed setting? Get an attachment and use that. Have you tried glue remover first?
 

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P.s. I made a little boobie a couple of weeks back; snapped a bolt clean in half to some small bracket held near the firewall and front wing. That now needs to be drilled out. Except I don't have a drill. :D
You worked on your car?! That's shocking enough for me! :p;)
 
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