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Unread 12-03-2011, 08:31 PM   #1
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Default Headlaps have haze inside?

So i have a 1993 Toyota Corolla with aftermarket headlights assembly (only thing different is that it's crystal) did not get it brand new, and i think there is haze inside one of them. I tried using turtle wax on the outside, but still no cigar. Do you think it's on the inside?

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Unread 12-03-2011, 09:44 PM   #2
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It's almost always on the inside

There's several ways to fix it. I'll let Conner chime in here, he does it regularly. I've never had to. There's a lot of things he has to do to his Fords that I don't
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Ive never seen it on the inside, but i have restored many headlights from oxidation on the outside of the plastic.

Tools needed:
Mothers powerball
drill (higher speed the better)
car polish, not wax. I use meguiars
1000,2000,3000 grit sandpaper. Can be found at autozone etc

WET sand the outside of the headlights with the sandpaper starting with the 1000grit. Do it lightly and evenly. Once it is a smooth uniform finish, rinse and change up to the 2000 grit.

With the 2k grit, again, light and even finish is what your going for, but since it a finer paper, it will take a little longer to sand out all the grooves left from the 1k grit. Once you feel you have a good finish, rinse and move to the 3k grit paper.

Same as the 2k, but you will spend a good bit sanding out the final scratches left from the previous paper.

Clean the headlight and go to town with the mothers powerball and car polish. Wipe clean and enjoy!
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