How Do You Restore Headlights With A New Protected Surface?
Headlights that have lost clarity due the outside elements can be restored to the factory appearance and make night driving safer. Any one can do it with a little know how and time. Remove Corrosion – Spray plastic cleaner on lenses including edges. Wait 10 seconds and rinse lenses and surrounding surfaces with water and dry. The lens cleaner selected should be compatable with the lens sealer used. Four grits of sandpaper may be used 320, 600, 1000 and 1500. 320 is the most aggresive. Examine Lenses to determine the severity of damage. Severe damage is noticeable by pits, rough areas or blotchy discoloration as seen in Illustration A. Severe damage will require begining with 320 to effectively remove all the corrosion. However if corrosion is easily removed by a finer grit you will shorten sanding steps. Your first sanding step is to remove all corrosion. To prevent accidental scuffing of surrounding surfaces masking tape may be applied. Start by sanding with water until all corrosion