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Old 06-28-2014, 03:30 PM   #37 (permalink)
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Went at the headlights today too. Sanded the driver side with 800, 1200, 1500 and 2000 and then buffed it. Decided the passenger side only needed a bit of sanding with 2000 (enough to get the old yellowed coating off). Sanding marks were still visible after extended buffing, though it looked great from a distance. Got some spar urethane and mineral spirits from Home Depot, mixed them 50-50 and brushed them onto the headlights, and it looked fantastic... until it dried.

Oops! Bought semi-gloss instead of clear gloss. Maybe it'll buff out clear? Worst-case, I'll peel it off and get the right stuff.

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