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Anybody ever cleaned their (yellow)headlights?

Discussion in 'After Hours Lounge (Off Topic)' started by Bejoy, Jun 6, 2005.

  1. Bejoy

    Bejoy Stunt Coordinator

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    The headlights of my car are pretty much yellow and I was looking at different options to clean them. There seems to be a host of options available.

    Any body ever used them? How easy is the process? Any recommendations? How long do they last?


    Bejoy
     
  2. Karl_Luph

    Karl_Luph Supporting Actor

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    I've seen some other similar posts before on some car forums. I know I saw it on a Honda civic forum somewhere.Just try google searching ,not sure if anyone had any luck removing the yellow though.
     
  3. Shawn C

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    Meguiers Plastic Polish seems to work pretty well.
     
  5. Shawn Solar

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    I was wondering if I took out the whole headlight and swished some CLR calcium lime and rust remover inside the lamp case/cover and cleaned the outside if it would work. It seemed to work on the coffee stains in the coffee pot in that commercial I saw...hmmm?[​IMG] I would disconnect the light bulb(lol)
     
  6. Philip_G

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    good old fashioned brasso cleans them right up. then wax the plastic to keep it from yellowing as fast.

    do you drive a toyota by chance?
     
  7. Ken CG

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    I'm sure glad I got the old fashioned sealed beam headlights. [​IMG]
     
  8. Bejoy

    Bejoy Stunt Coordinator

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    Thanks for the replies.

    Philip_G,

    No, it's a Civic. I just got it for my daily commute.
     
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    Try this, www g2ic.com/tegtips/lighting/12.html it is similar to what I remember finding in the past, when I looked into it.

    You will have to fix the URL as i dont have enough posts.
     
  10. Philip_G

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    Ah, my GF has a toyota that yellows really badly, I figured it could be a toyota thing.


    my miata had those, the beam pattern was terrible. I put in some glass hella cases that have better reflectors and take H4 bulbs and couldn't have been happier.
     

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