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Old 20-09-2015, 11:12 AM   #1
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Headlight with yellowish haze.

Hi everyone. Just wanted to share a way of getting rid of the yellowish oxidation you can get on the headlight. I took ownership of a 350gt a month ago and the headlights were the one thing letting it down cosmetically. After searching for so headlight restoring compounds and looking for advice on YouTube , tcut was suggested. I laughed at this and went on looking at youtube vids.

Long story short I tried out of boredom I tried tcut. I applied it liberally and using a bit of elbow grease and a microfiber cloth, both headlights came up looking fantastic! All in all it took 10-15 mins from application to finish. It's worth giving it a shot before spending a fortune on restoration or using different grits of sandpaper.
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T cut, toothpaste, G3 compound, any fine abrasive will work, its a lot easier if you use a polishing mop, saves a lot of elbow grease.
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Does make a big difference, but it's only a temporary fix.
The faded yellow look will be back in a few months.
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Mine never went yellow again, same goes for my Supra headlights, machine polished with G3.
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Old 20-09-2015, 05:46 PM   #5
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You can get headlight restoration kits which can be used with a drill. The one I used was by 3M, cost just over a tenner from eBay, and mine too never fogged over again since. Been a couple of years I think.
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Does the T-cut work as a protectant as well or is it just the paste to strip the yellow hazing off?
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just get them machined mopped and glaze polished last 2 yrs if you keep on top of it with polish

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i use farclar G10 fine polish from halfords , i give them a wipe over and buff with that once a month to keep them fresh


machine mop with FINE cutting paste they look brand new ,

be careful with abrasive cutting compounds like T cut , toothpaste and autosol , they look great until the lights are switched on then scratched to hell
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