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Old January 22nd, 2013, 04:39 PM   #1
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Life Hack .. Cleaning Hazy headlights

I imagine that quite a few folks have experienced hazy headlights on cars and equally on slightly older bikes.

If so, you may want to benefit from this little life hack ..
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Old January 22nd, 2013, 05:10 PM   #2
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will try on the old escape. actually might become a little pricey with the good xyla stuff from whole foods.
might shop for a bargain brand first. do i get better results with whitening paste lol
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Old January 22nd, 2013, 06:00 PM   #3
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I don't buy it. Only way is to sand and polish. 3M has a $30 kit that works. Used it on the 911. Like new!
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Old January 22nd, 2013, 10:27 PM   #4
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I don't buy it. Only way is to sand and polish. 3M has a $30 kit that works. Used it on the 911. Like new!
All I have edited this response to make it more appropriate ;-)

MUNDMAN, I am not selling it dude, I am offering free advise, take it or leave it your choice. If you do not believe me then that is your problem. Why not ignore it ? huh.

I don't buy/agree/respect your declaration "Only way is to sand and polish" .. so MUNDMAN, why don't you simply try it or validate before you reject it and state the ONLY way is YOUR way.

MUNDMAN, got anything creative or positive to add ??

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Old January 23rd, 2013, 05:10 AM   #5
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Dude, theres no need to call me or the rest of this forums population names. Cursing and swearing is totally inappropriate. You edited your public post so people can't see that you act like a 12 year old. Don't take things so personally. Your not that important to me but please keep your childish vulgarity to yourself. people will always disagree with you on some things. i didn't attack you or call you names, man I just disagreed with you. Have a better day.
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Old January 23rd, 2013, 05:32 AM   #6
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I don't buy it. Only way is to sand and polish. 3M has a $30 kit that works. Used it on the 911. Like new!
I wasn't so lucky - the inside of my '87 930's headlights got fogged. New ones were $250 ea
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I wasn't so lucky - the inside of my '87 930's headlights got fogged. New ones were $250 ea
and that happens but mine were ok. Ofcourse your car has a few years on mine. I always wanted an '89 930 w/six speed. Thinking of a 991 or a997 gt3 next. I think the headlight should still be ok
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and that happens but mine were ok. Ofcourse your car has a few years on mine. I always wanted an '89 930 w/six speed. Thinking of a 991 or a997 gt3 next. I think the headlight should still be ok
My buddy is selling his GT3 - I'll PM the details if you are interested, and if he is serious. He think's it's worth about 90K.
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I imagine that quite a few folks have experienced hazy headlights on cars and equally on slightly older bikes.

If so, you may want to benefit from this little life hack ..
Another use for toothpaste, we'd use it to clean the brass buckles / medals etc on our dress uniforms when I was in the mob, works a treat. AC
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It's great for brushing your teeth as well - just an FYI for any British folks out there
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Old January 23rd, 2013, 07:42 AM   #11
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When i was a kid we used it to fill holes in drywall when we were moving out of an apartment. no gel though
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Old January 23rd, 2013, 07:43 AM   #12
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Another use for toothpaste, we'd use it to clean the brass buckles / medals etc on our dress uniforms when I was in the mob, works a treat. AC
Weird, when I was in the mob we wore expensive suits and wingtip shoes and avoided medals, although I can see their utility in possibly stopping small caliber rounds.
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Old January 23rd, 2013, 09:19 AM   #13
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It's great for brushing your teeth as well - just an FYI for any British folks out there
HAHAHAHA f'ing funny
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Old January 23rd, 2013, 05:30 PM   #14
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Dude, theres no need to call me or the rest of this forums population names. Cursing and swearing is totally inappropriate. You edited your public post so people can't see that you act like a 12 year old. Don't take things so personally. Your not that important to me but please keep your childish vulgarity to yourself. people will always disagree with you on some things. i didn't attack you or call you names, man I just disagreed with you. Have a better day.
Couple of thing ..

First off, please accept my apologies for my initial post, I quickly edited and posted a more appropriate response as that was the right thing to do, it is important to note that this was of my own free will. OK. My actions were and have been corrected both prior to the aforementioned communication and post that ; Despite an adverse commentary from you.

However, I also kind of believe being portrayed as a 12 year old is an insult - dude.

In addition, to any on this forum that saw that initial post - please accept my sincere apologies.

Similar to Gunny & Walleroo whom both have been and in Gunny's case are active posters to this forum, I contribute to this forum. Knee jerk tear downs, flat rebuttals will always invited a flamed response. Unfortunately, there is way too much of this trolling and tear downs on this forum. All it serves to do is cause a positive contributor to stop posting.

For example, I post advice .. I have no problem with you or anyone disagreeing at all. I have a problem when you state as fact that "sand paper" whatever is the only way .. which is simply not true and misleading. Stuff like this piles up and it makes a good guy crack, I am not the first and I will not be the last.

The worst post I have ever seen was the guy from KillerCaliCustoms who simply shared his bike photos and video. The guy got crucified and I felt really bad to be a member of this forum.

Finally, it would of been nice if you actually addressed my post rather than a now non-existent one and if you actually kept it creative/positive.

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I tried a kit with my father-in-law (at his suggestion) on a 2000 something Mustang in FL over xmas break. It seemed just like rubbing compound, texture/smell. It barely made a dent in the what-ever-it is on the lights. I will ask him to to try this method, and let y'all know if it heps.
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Old January 23rd, 2013, 06:17 PM   #16
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I tried a kit with my father-in-law (at his suggestion) on a 2000 something Mustang in FL over xmas break. It seemed just like rubbing compound, texture/smell. It barely made a dent in the what-ever-it is on the lights. I will ask him to to try this method, and let y'all know if it heps.
I trust it gets you the desired result.
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I don't buy it. Only way is to sand and polish. 3M has a $30 kit that works. Used it on the 911. Like new!
So I read 'only way' as 'the only way to go' meaning 'I strongly believe that this is the best way IMO'

It's a personal opinion, nothing more. Chill out.
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Old January 24th, 2013, 05:12 AM   #18
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Btw, I still disagree with Caliduc. But to his defense, I guess it would depend on how hazy or oxidized the plastic is. So we will just agree to disagree and call this particular interaction over. I look forward to future posts and a great and fun forum experience.
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Old January 24th, 2013, 06:45 PM   #19
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My buddy is selling his GT3 - I'll PM the details if you are interested, and if he is serious. He think's it's worth about 90K.
For a 997.2? Way over priced. Can pick up a .1 RS for that
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Old January 24th, 2013, 06:51 PM   #20
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It's great for brushing your teeth as well - just an FYI for any British folks out there
Ok....that def made me laugh out loud!
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