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Old 07-23-2009, 10:16 AM   #16
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we are talking plastic lenses right? because I haven't heard anyone ever being able to polish sand blasting/pitting out of glass. at least not yet.
Yes you can. I do it all of the time on my Volvo Transport trucks. The lights and fog lights are so pitted. I believe you can do it once or twice, all depending on how much plastic you take off.
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Old 07-23-2009, 10:17 AM   #17
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I wonder if you can wetsand imperfections in windshields?
Not with sandpaper. You can use polish only. Sandpaper will destroy your windshield.
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Old 07-23-2009, 10:23 AM   #18
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can't fix the chips in glass, only in plastic.
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Old 07-23-2009, 10:31 AM   #19
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can't fix the chips in glass, only in plastic.
Actually you can depending on how big the chip.
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Old 07-23-2009, 12:31 PM   #20
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Actually you can depending on how big the chip.
With many coats of clearcoat, yes, yes you can.
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Old 07-24-2009, 05:14 PM   #21
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Hmm both my facelifted headlights have small cracks... I wonder if they could fix them... I've been looking fo lenses everywhere with no luck. If they can maybe I'll get a set of Orion v2's aswell.
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Old 07-24-2009, 06:27 PM   #22
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Yes you can. I do it all of the time on my Volvo Transport trucks. The lights and fog lights are so pitted. I believe you can do it once or twice, all depending on how much plastic you take off.
ok am I missing something here. I know you can polish plastic; but what about glass pitting? You are saying you can but then you mention how much plastic you take off. So which are you referring too? Glass or plastic?
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Old 07-25-2009, 05:13 AM   #23
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ok am I missing something here. I know you can polish plastic; but what about glass pitting? You are saying you can but then you mention how much plastic you take off. So which are you referring too? Glass or plastic?
CLEARCOAT, your solution for pitted glass.
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Old 07-25-2009, 03:59 PM   #24
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3M your headlights after you're done. Best thing I ever had done to my euro headlights
Hope it doesn't promote "burn" spots like they do with fogs sometimes...
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Old 07-25-2009, 08:28 PM   #25
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Hope it doesn't promote "burn" spots like they do with fogs sometimes...

really? you think the 3m will encourage burn spots?

They said if need be, they can pull apart the headlight and clean up the burn spot on the inside at customer request for an extra charge... I've seen a few cars where the internal headlights are heavily burned in!

Either way, the way I see it, you protect the orginal headlight from day one with 3m and replace the 3M every year, or you forget about it, and polish/clean up the outside of the headlights every 2 years.
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Old 07-26-2009, 05:01 AM   #26
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really? you think the 3m will encourage burn spots?

They said if need be, they can pull apart the headlight and clean up the burn spot on the inside at customer request for an extra charge... I've seen a few cars where the internal headlights are heavily burned in!

Either way, the way I see it, you protect the orginal headlight from day one with 3m and replace the 3M every year, or you forget about it, and polish/clean up the outside of the headlights every 2 years.
Actually, I hadn't thought of that. I've only heard of burn spots on the 3M or Lamin-x itself.
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