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Anyone know how to get that nasty yellow s***t off of the headlights. I´ve checked into knew ones and there like $60.00 a piece from the factory and I can´t find them any where else. So in other words I need to get that crap off there!
 

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If they are not too bad, use Meguier´s 2-part plastic polish. It is intended for plastic rear windows used on convertible tops, but it works on any plastic, taillights included. It takes a bit of patience and rubbing, but the results are quite satisfying. If, however, they are not coming around using that method, you can wetsand the lenses with 600 wet/dry (or smoother) before you use the polish. Either way, you will have to repeat the process periodically, since the lexan lenses will continue oxidizing for the rest of their lives.

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BamBam: What parts of Tenn. do you live? I live in MS. your southern neighbor. I use to live near Nashville about 11 years ago.
 

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East TN is around Knoxvile right? I Dated a girl who went to UT, while I was stationed at Ft. Campbell. But now I´m Back in good ole AZ away from all those damn trees in TN. I never could understand how people could love trees so much. Especialy in the fall. They make too much mess. Cactus on the other hand makes a great lawn plant. No mess to clean up, and no worrying about keeping them wattered. And you will hardly ever hear of a cat gettin stuck in a cactus. Getting stuck by a cactus is a different story though.
 

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Oh but as far as the headlight go, I used a Mgwires Clay bar on mine. It worked pretty well. Does any one know if Clear coating them will help keep the yellow away, or will it do more harm than good?
 

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I used a marine polish on the outside and it worked beautifully, however, the majority of the scum is on the inside, and I couldn´t find a way of getting the light open to clean the inside.

Ask Donnie, he gave me a link I saved on my other computer that had two new headlights for like 90 bucks....at least that saves some cash right?
 

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I´m in Johnson City, TN. Right in the upper corner of the state. And as far as the trees go, i love em, there´s nothing like sitting in the shade under a big oak tree when it´s about 95 degrees outside*natural a/c*
Im goin tonight to get some stuff to work on my lights with. I´ll let you guys know if I have any luck.
 

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I live in clarksville, TN. about 50 miles north of nashville. I dont mind the trees i just hate all the friggin insects around here!
 

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2000grit wet/dry sand paper, buffing compound and then top it off with plastic polish.
It´s a bit of arm work but comes out nice.
Denis
 

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I found some new ones at DirectPart.com for 49.00. I´ll probably just get those. A little better than 70.00
 

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I bought new headlights from directpart.com. they came in like 3 days and they´re really clear and great. somehow if you look at the 2 they aren´t the same (must be from different aftermarket companies or something) but that´s from inside the engine compartment...from outside you can´t tell they´re exactly the same. it only took like an hour to install, and they look a hell of a lot better than the yellowed out ones that barely let any light through. then i put in xenon bulbs imported from taiwan or sumthin for like $30 for the pair off ebay. my friends all still don´t respect the power of the ´scort, but they all respect the nighttime visibility. they rival real HID bulbs.
 

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Another product that works really good is Blue Magic Plastic & Plexiglass Cleaner. If you have an Auto Zone where you live they usually have it in stock.
 

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I used rubbing compound on my lights and the look damn near new! For some extra brightening, us polishing compound afterwards and enjoy!
 
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