How To: Clean and restore plastic headlights

Clean and restore plastic headlights

How to Clean and restore plastic headlights

In order to clean and restore your headlights, you will need the following materials: razor blades, tape, liquid rubbing compound, and a power polisher.

Tape the area surrounding the headlight. To remove the yellowing film, scrape it with a razor blade. This is an alternative to using sandpaper: sandpaper will take much longer. Scrape it until yellow flakes stop coming off. When white flakes alone are coming off, you are done with this step. It may take approximately 7 minutes per headlight.

Rub liquid polishing compound on the headlight. You might want to place a tarp on the rest of your car, to protect it from splatter. Next, use your power polisher. Polish it until it is clear and shiny.

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Whats the name (commercial name) of that liquid polishing compound?

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