View Single Post
Old 06-28-2014, 03:30 PM   #37 (permalink)
Ecky
Master EcoModder
 
Ecky's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: New Zealand
Posts: 5,025

ND Miata - '15 Mazda MX-5 Special Package
90 day: 39.99 mpg (US)
Thanks: 2,877
Thanked 2,520 Times in 1,559 Posts
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.

Last edited by Ecky; 06-29-2014 at 08:54 AM..
  Reply With Quote