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Cool Polishing Headlight lenses

Polishing Headlight lenses.

Got mine professionally polished ($60) a while back and the results were outstanding. The Hamish the technician even ceramic coated them to prevent UV oxidation from reoccurring.

http://www.elitefinish.com.au/

http://www.elitefinish.com.au/services/headlights/




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^ Toothpaste does a good job ...

Don't know if the fluoride helps to prevent further decay though ... .
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Great job, looks like new!
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Looks like 60 bucks well spent if they've been coated as well
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Polishing Headlight lenses.

Got mine professionally polished ($60) a while back and the results were outstanding. The Hamish the technician even ceramic coated them to prevent UV oxidation from reoccurring.

http://www.elitefinish.com.au/

http://www.elitefinish.com.au/services/headlights/



I envy you PigSTi, I wish I lived in Hamish territory he has done some magnificent work from what I have seen on the net.
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Dad purchased a kit to do Mum's '03 Corolla - the driver's side light was completely hazed over. The kit made it look like a new light.

Then he did my wife's car that had a little bit of hazing occurring - came up awesome too!

Pretty good for a $40 kit and a bit of elbow grease!

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Dad purchased a kit to do Mum's '03 Corolla - the driver's side light was completely hazed over. The kit made it look like a new light.

Then he did my wife's car that had a little bit of hazing occurring - came up awesome too!

Pretty good for a $40 kit and a bit of elbow grease!
Got a link for this kit?
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I killed a ballast on one of my HIDs in a creek crossing. So while I'm still trying to source a new ballast, I had to put back in the old Halogen lights from the first post. Glare being a big no no on HIDs it was polish time again!

So I decided to get Hamish to polish up these while they were off the car.


Here is before..






..and after





Like new!


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WOW! What a difference that makes!
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WOW! What a difference that makes!
The Pro polishing removed the old yellow haze and matt finish completely from the cover lens! Armorall restored all the back plastic to as new 'black' again.

Quite chuffed with the results, thanks again Hamish!

http://www.elitefinish.com.au/

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