Clean Scratched Plastic Headlights
eproject.pw -Clean Scratched Plastic Headlights photo by Adam Wright, 2008. After successfully cleaning a foggy headlight with this product, it was on to see if the headlight scratch remover could repair a 1958 Porsche Speedster with a removable hardtop. The rear window is Plexi (hard plastic) and was severely scratched up after 50 years of high-speed driving.
Clean Scratched Plastic Headlights astic headlights. How to Remove Scratches From Plastic Headlights. Put the buffing wheel from the headlight restoration kit into the drill. Apply a quarter-size dollop of the polish included with the kit onto the buffing wheel, and apply it to the headlight lens. Turn on the drill and slowly work the polish around the entire surface of the headlight, until it has a uniform appearance.
How to restore scratched and pitted headlights. Let the headlights dry and then wipe off any remaining moisture with a clean, dry cloth. Cover the areas surrounding the headlights using a masking tape to protect your car from scratches while cleaning. Remove the scratches. Use 600 grit wet sandpaper on each scratched headlight and then use 1,200 grit wet sandpaper.
Restoring plastic headlight lenses. Headlight Restoration Method #2. By the way… The first sanding step is where you will actually remove the scratched and cloudy layer of plastic. Pro Tip: The finer grades of sandpaper are to remove the scratches left from the previous grit sandpaper. As you sand, your sanding water will turn milky.