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Sep 7, 10:43pm - #269444 
AWESOME stuff for removing scratches, yellow from headlights

booyaolian reccommended this stuff to me. my headlights looked so awful that i was thinking about getting a new set. he reccommended turtle sratch remover, which i got at wal-mart for 1.77. check this out...

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i know i didn't get the whole light in the top pic but you can see how yellow and scratched the light was. now look at the bottom pic, taken after using that turle stuff you reccommended. and these things had some DEEP scratches. after applying that stuff when i would start to wipe it away the scratches would just disappear!

wish i had a pic of the whole light or even both before. they looked AWFUL.

booyaolian: thanks again man. thumbsup

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Sep 7, 10:45pm - #269445 
sweet gotta try some of that stuff.

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Sep 7, 10:51pm - #269446 
sweet, what's that stuff called again?

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Sep 7, 10:53pm - #269447 
hold on let me take a pic of it

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Sep 7, 10:59pm - #269448 
ok here it is. excuse the subleminal advertising in this pic (*cough* stock fogs for sale *cough*) .. lol

the stuff is called turtle wax polishing compount / scratch remover. easiest stuff in the world to use. don't even have to rub it in hard or let it sit for long.

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it was on the bottom shelf of the aisle that has the wax, cleaning solution, cloths, etc.

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Sep 7, 11:02pm - #269449 
~lol~ HE'S GOT A FOG LIGHT FOR SALE PPL~!!

lol~ anywho, that's good stuff. my lights are still crystal transparent~ grin grin


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Sep 7, 11:15pm - #269450 
nice - I'll have to try that...

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Sep 8, 1:08am - #269451 
Originally Posted by SwiftCelGTS
ok here it is. excuse the subleminal advertising in this pic (*cough* stock fogs for sale *cough*) .. lol

the stuff is called turtle wax polishing compount / scratch remover. easiest stuff in the world to use. don't even have to rub it in hard or let it sit for long.

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it was on the bottom shelf of the aisle that has the wax, cleaning solution, cloths, etc.


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Sep 8, 1:12am - #269452 
Originally Posted by morris


you're just too quick for me spineyes

thanks grin


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Sep 8, 2:01am - #269453 
Originally Posted by isaac

Originally Posted by morris


you're just too quick for me spineyes

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Sep 8, 2:30am - #269454 
Yeah and what have i been saying all along? Check out the other threads, the polishing compound is badass.

Used it on my fading sunroof as well and brought back the black tinted color.


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Sep 8, 9:52am - #269455 
did you take the headlight apart or did you just polish the outside??


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Sep 8, 10:22am - #269456 
hafta try some of that soon...my headlights are looking kinda rough

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Sep 8, 10:26am - #269457 
that's cool, gotta try that sometimes...

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Sep 8, 11:40am - #269458 
All I can say is, fading plastics are what you deserve for living in such hot sunny places while I have to sit in the rain in Manchester!! tongue

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Sep 8, 12:07pm - #269459 
Originally Posted by celicafourotwo
did you take the headlight apart or did you just polish the outside??
did it w/ them on the car

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Sep 8, 12:43pm - #269460 
Originally Posted by Polykarb
Yeah and what have i been saying all along? Check out the other threads, the polishing compound is badass.

Used it on my fading sunroof as well and brought back the black tinted color.


so it should be safe to use the polishing compound and plastic polish on the sunroof i hope confused thinking of trying it there too..


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Sep 8, 10:55pm - #269461 
Originally Posted by morris
[quote=SwiftCelGTS]ok here it is. excuse the subleminal advertising in this pic (*cough* stock fogs for sale *cough*) .. lol

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Wicked. You won't believe this. My wife's minivan had a bit of a black mark from someone elses door or something. And guess what I bought to remove it. LOL yeah I have a can of that sitting on my workbench. Just went to check. So maybe tomorrow or sometime I'll give it a go on my headlights. grin

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Sep 9, 12:07am - #269462 
Originally Posted by robare99
Originally Posted by morris
[quote=SwiftCelGTS]ok here it is. excuse the subleminal advertising in this pic (*cough* stock fogs for sale *cough*) .. lol

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Wicked. You won't believe this. My wife's minivan had a bit of a black mark from someone elses door or something. And guess what I bought to remove it. LOL yeah I have a can of that sitting on my workbench. Just went to check. So maybe tomorrow or sometime I'll give it a go on my headlights. grin


Polishing compound works like a charm on paint!!! Not sure on the headlights

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Sep 9, 3:50am - #269463 
good stuff i got to try it thumbsup

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Sep 9, 7:29am - #269464 
what morris recommended is the one that you should use.

well, i guess the polishing compound works well too. thumbsup

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