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Would Wet Sanding Our Headlights Ruin Them?

Would wet sanding our headlights then polishing them ruin them? The reason why I ask is mine have pits from rocks and a scuff on one.

Would it make them cloudy?
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If you do it right it will work. I wet sanded and polished the headlights on my Sunfire and it looked awesome! Be patient with it and the rewards will be grand!

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Do I smell a how to? lol
Lol if it works I could try.
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I would deff. do it if there was a how to
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do it in steps. 600, 1500, 2000, compound, polish. works every time. just don't burn or score the plastic.

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It shouldn’t. I use rain-x plastic cleaner, which is slightly abrasive, and all I get is a nice shine
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Would wet sanding our headlights then polishing them ruin them? The reason why I ask is mine have pits from rocks and a scuff on one.

Would it make them cloudy?
That is kinda how they get rid of cloudy headlights, but getting rid of the rock pits and scuff, maybe not.



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Ok after buying a kit from Canadian Tire for restoring plastic headlights, my lights are really foggy , but are fine looking when wet. So what should I do know? Buy a better polish then what came in the kit?
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