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Xenon Head light polishing

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  1. Jimbobcook

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    Morning All,

    Is there anyone who polishes their own head lights, I have Xenon headlights on my MK2 FL and I'm unsure if my headlights have cracks, Burn or just caked in rubbish and need of a good clean...

    The main dirt seems to be in the Xenon glare so one leans more towards burn or micro cracks...

    Anyone had the same sort of issue with Xenons?

    I'm hoping it's not a new unit as it's annoying me when it's not clean lol

    I have some of this on order and I have a drill powered buffer type thing...

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    Any help would be great

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    You got a picture?


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  3. Jimbobcook

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    That I have

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  4. Jimbobcook

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    Anyone got any ideas/thoughts before I get stuff ordered to get them polished myself?

    Thanks in advance

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    Doesn’t look that bad tbf. I’m not sure about the paste you have above but there are a few kits readily available to restore headlights, sure I seen 3 yesterday in Halfords. I’d be inclined to give one of them ago if the paste option you have doesn’t work out. Try it first tho as you’ve already bought it. I’m looking to do mine at some point but I need to remove the film first . Let me know how it goes.


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    Mine look similar to yours - I've given the outside a quick wet sand and polish (have done several headlights using this method and had amazing results) and mine didn't change much tbh so I was thinking it could be on the inside possibly.

    I use wet sand + poorboys SSR on my DA polisher when I've done any, they come up a treat usually very similar to the post OP has linked to on DW.
     
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    Thanks for the info buddy, it does look like it's the inside maybe the heat from the bulb... I'll give it a go and see what's what... I'll let you know what happens.

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  9. Leeoncupra

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    My cupra is also like this and i used the k2 on it to not much affect

    One way i prevented it getting worse is turning off my headlamps as daytime runners



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    I've just got led drls so that might help... I had a closer look and it definitely looks like it's on the inside...

    Cheers for your reply

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