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#1 Marty1198

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 06:44 PM

My headlight lenses are badly scratched. Can anyone suggest a product to remove most of the scratches? I have tried a scratch removal paste type of thing that I have used on the paintwork but it has no effect on the plastic lenses. Is there a specific product on the market for this purpose?



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Posted 28 July 2013 - 06:50 PM

My headlight lenses are badly scratched. Can anyone suggest a product to remove most of the scratches? I have tried a scratch removal paste type of thing that I have used on the paintwork but it has no effect on the plastic lenses. Is there a specific product on the market for this purpose?

I'm just about to list my set of 2010 genuine focus headlights removed from my focus last year because I wanted black units and the ones I have are chrome units no scratches or anything,
I'm open to offers if our interested,
Not trying to force sell them just thought I'd give them a mention

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 07:44 PM

Thanks for the offer Lenny. I also have the chrome headlights but given the chance I would also change them for the black ones. My Focus is sea grey and I think the black one would look better. My neighbour has a Zetec S the same colour as mine but has the black lights. Looks a lot better than the chrome ones.



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Posted 28 July 2013 - 08:04 PM

try some toothpaste. i tried it on my forfours headlights and it improved the scratched on them



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Posted 28 July 2013 - 08:42 PM

LOL! Never heard of that one but I will give it a try and will let you know the results.



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Posted 28 July 2013 - 09:26 PM

Thanks for the offer Lenny. I also have the chrome headlights but given the chance I would also change them for the black ones. My Focus is sea grey and I think the black one would look better. My neighbour has a Zetec S the same colour as mine but has the black lights. Looks a lot better than the chrome ones.


No prob mate,

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 11:24 PM

would second the toothpaste idea, does work for slight scratches and when the covers go dull



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Posted 29 July 2013 - 09:02 AM

have a look on detailing world forum for more info/advice



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Posted 29 July 2013 - 04:57 PM

Thanks for that Sal. Had a quick look earlier and got a few ideas. Will look into it in more depth later. There looks as if there are a great number of products on the market that would do the job.



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Posted 29 July 2013 - 05:51 PM

youtube toothpaste headlight restoration. its all there :D



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