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Old 05-30-2008, 06:03 AM   #46
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I used 1500 sandpaper with some wetsanding followed by Blue Magic paste - works like a charm. There are commercial glass pastes - try cleaner supply stores.
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Old 06-02-2008, 11:20 PM   #47
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same direction?

When you say sand in the same direction, do you mean to sand straight across, parallel or round and round in the same direction?

Also, what do you use to apply and polish the plastic cleaner/polish?

I'm sorry if this sounds like a dumb question, I just don't want to make a mistake. It seems that one of the foglights on my 03 M3 was replaced and the other is the original. It is very hazy so I am very interested to try this technique. I may head down to PM tomorrow and pick up some supplies.
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Old 06-03-2008, 11:36 AM   #48
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^^same direction as in left to right or up and down. DO NOT go round as it will create swirls.
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Old 08-17-2010, 12:37 PM   #49
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You can also use a high speed polisher to remove the sandpaper marks which I do on my clients cars.

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Old 04-21-2011, 12:29 AM   #50
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great. I tried this and now my headlights are all foggy.

i used 1000, then 2000, then plastX

how can i fix this? should i get some 3000? where do i even get that?
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Old 04-21-2011, 09:05 AM   #51
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Well... you might missed a step:

1. Start with 500 water sand
2. 1000 water sand
3. 1500 water sand
4. 2000 water sand
5. Polish/buff with the paste and polisher/drill

Note. You can use clear cote high-gloss in the end.
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Old 04-21-2011, 08:41 PM   #52
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If you do not have a high speed polisher give us a call or PM and we can come out and fix your head lights to the way you wanted them.

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Old 07-19-2011, 02:37 PM   #53
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You can always find 2000,3000,4000 grit sandpaper in the auto body section of any auto parts store (Canadian Tire, Napa, Car Quest)
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Old 05-10-2012, 03:51 AM   #54
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you are chat on a very interesting topic This topic is very help full for me Thank you
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