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Old 28-03-2006, 08:50 PM   #1
 
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Tired / Dull And Dirty Headlights?

On my last 2 Skylines and a few s/hand R33 headlights I sold recently the lenses all looked dull and faded so I tried cleaning them with soapy water, tried glass cleaner and household polish and nothing brought them up really nice until I found an old bottle of Farecla G3 compound. OK, it's for restoring dull paint but what the hell I thought....Tried it on one lamp and it looked like new after only a quick polish up.

When I cleaned both lamps on my R33 with the G3 compound it made such a difference to the appearance and performance of the lights it was as if I had fitted new ones. Well pleased with the results so I had to share with you all..

Farecla G3 compound !! Works a treat...

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Old 28-03-2006, 10:02 PM   #2
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t-cut is a little less harsh - the search button is a wonderful thing ;)

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Tooth paste worked on mine!

Smelt nice too!
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t-cut for me, good as new, makes a big difference especially when you have HID's
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Flouride or bicarbonate
Anything with mild abrasive in it really.
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There is another thread somewhere about using an insect cleaner with a washing up pad that brings them up good as new!
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Meguirs plasticx works brilliantly
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I found smashing the front end into an oncoming Ford Fiesta a really good way of getting rid of those yellow lights.



Only lovely crystal clear lights for me now.

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Bicarb toothpaste gets my vote. Very gentle abrasive and leaves your headlights with that minty fresh tingle
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i used meguiars PLASTX clear plastic cleaner/polish about 7 quid but bloody good stuff.
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I found smashing the front end into an oncoming Ford Fiesta a really good way of getting rid of those yellow lights.



Only lovely crystal clear lights for me now.



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hi guys just did the toothepaste thing on yellow headlights on my new toy (track prepped gts ) worked a treat,neighbour loking out of her lounge window now thinks im a bit weird,toothepaste in hand etc
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This has to be fate! Trackboy replied to one of my threads today, as he was from Southampton i wondered how id not noticed, so while checking out the other posts by him (im not a stalker, i promise) i find this thread. I noticed last sunday that one of my headlights is yellow (had car for 5 months!), as supposed to the other one being perfectly new looking. Its been really bugging me and i have been generally moaning about it to everyone all week! And then i stumble across this in amongst Trackboys posts! Im going to try the toothpaste thing now! Ta for listening!
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