Mothers Powerball headlight restorer...

Discussion in 'Detailing Topic' started by Buickfunnycar, Mar 27, 2013.

  1. Buickfunnycar

    Buickfunnycar Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    ...this thing really works! :)

    Did my headlights on my F-250,did my dad's F-350 before we left for Pomona and they both came out great...much brighter at night!

    I'll be doing my neighbors Tahoe later today,I told her I would...and she has an older Neon with headlights that are milky white! :screwup:

    That is all...:crazy:
  2. TL73Z28

    TL73Z28 Veteran Member

    May 19, 2010
    Long Island
    Your neighbor must be good looking if you're offering to polishing her headlights.
  3. Buickfunnycar

    Buickfunnycar Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    LOL...she's a nice lady and drives alot at night so I'm happy to do it. ;)
  4. Bill81

    Bill81 Veteran Member

    Mar 3, 2000
    Denton, TX
    HAHAHAHA, I loved that one.

    What all do you use with it. I need to polish my wifes headlights, (probably not as fun as polishing my neighbors), hers headlights are getting pretty bad. She bought one of those kits once and it didn't work.
  5. Da-bigguy

    Da-bigguy Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    Jan 19, 2010
    Cypress, TX
    Looks like some good siggy material!!
  6. Chevrolaine

    Chevrolaine Veteran Member Gold Member

    I cleaned my neighbors headlights once back in high school.:p
    Been a head light guy ever since.:happy:
  7. dirtmod08

    dirtmod08 Veteran Member Gold Member

    Jan 17, 2007
    Central Illinois
    Besides the obvious bewbie jokes, it really helps to scrub the oxidation off with 1,000 grit wetsand before you polish.
    I usually sand really good with 1,000 and use a paint polishing compound with a wool padded buffer.
  8. twozs

    twozs Veteran Member

    Aug 5, 1999
    hopewell jct ny
    ive heard that it comes back pretty fast ( again heard ). the protective coat is what hazes and that is what you remove to clear them up . without it they fog back up pretty quick . its better than nothing and time will tell .
  9. David79Z28

    David79Z28 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    Oct 22, 2009
    Greenville, TX
    When that's happened, I've re done the headlight and coated them with a 50/50 mixture of spar urethane and mineral spirits. I've had it last up to a year.

    Meguiars makes a headlight sealant. I haven't tried it yet.

    On my newer vehicles I use whatever wax or sealant I use on the paint, on the headlights also.
  10. Bikefixr

    Bikefixr Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

    Mar 13, 2006
    I just use goof-off and a lint-free rag. Nice and clear in 10 seconds.

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