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mothers plastic polish

Postby jarocki » Thu May 20, 2010 10:50 pm

looking to buy this kit but cant seem to find anywhere that will deliver outside of the us. i haer its the best stuff to fix the haze on the headlights. but on the right side light there is a bit of moisture inside the fitting itself. a bit annoying. any ideas?

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Re: mothers plastic polish

Postby E910 » Thu May 20, 2010 10:57 pm

Can you get Meguiars in Ireland? It's as good if not better in some instances. Their Plast-RX is great stuff for headlamps http://www.meguiars.co.uk/product/225

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Re: mothers plastic polish

Postby jarocki » Thu May 20, 2010 11:06 pm

i just heard the mothers stuff is the best for the job but sure i dont know. hopefully some here might have used stuff to clean their lights

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Re: mothers plastic polish

Postby E910 » Fri May 21, 2010 12:21 am

I've used Mothers pre wax cleaner on my head lamps. Works ok but only lasts if you put wax on after to protect it. Guys on the ACNZA forums swear by the Plast-RX

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Re: mothers plastic polish

Postby lanigan » Fri May 21, 2010 12:35 am

Brasso works well to :wink:

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Re: mothers plastic polish

Postby jarocki » Fri May 21, 2010 12:43 pm

can the plast-rx be got in ireland anyone? mine need a serious clean!

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Re: mothers plastic polish

Postby todd » Fri May 21, 2010 10:26 pm

lanigan wrote:Brasso works well to :wink:



You are spot on :)

Used to run my own detailing business and tried many methods, best manual method, definitely Brasso after that the best method is using cutting compound with an orbital polisher.

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Re: mothers plastic polish

Postby jarocki » Fri May 21, 2010 10:47 pm

todd wrote:
lanigan wrote:Brasso works well to :wink:



You are spot on :)

Used to run my own detailing business and tried many methods, best manual method, definitely Brasso after that the best method is using cutting compound with an orbital polisher.

how would you apply the brasso to get rid of the yellow haze?

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Re: mothers plastic polish

Postby todd » Fri May 21, 2010 10:50 pm

Read the tin :lol:

May take a few goes but keep working it in with a soft cloth and remove with another cloth.

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Re: mothers plastic polish

Postby jarocki » Fri May 21, 2010 10:52 pm

todd wrote:Read the tin :lol:

May take a few goes but keep working it in with a soft cloth and remove with another cloth.

now now brasso aoint made for headlight restoration. ill give it a go

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Re: mothers plastic polish

Postby jarocki » Mon May 24, 2010 10:49 pm

thanks a bunch todd the brasso worked a treat. no more yellow haze on my headlights

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Re: mothers plastic polish

Postby todd » Mon May 24, 2010 11:21 pm

Sweet, glad it worked, it will come back mate but at least you know a cheap fix :)

cheers

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Re: mothers plastic polish

Postby raffo » Wed May 26, 2010 12:15 am

Would the Brasso also work to remove those little tiny fracture lines? They look like tiny cracks in the plastic, i pressume it's just the top layer?

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Re: mothers plastic polish

Postby todd » Wed May 26, 2010 12:37 am

Doubt it, if the plastic lenses are really bad I usually go over then with 2000 wet and dry and then use an orbital with cutting compound to bring them back up, results are amazing.

But

It's not something I would recommend anyone else do as it's pretty easy to damage the headlights with an orbital polisher if you don't keep checking the heat, easy to burn them :(

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