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Old 05-16-2011, 06:01 PM
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Re: 3M headlight repair kit

Pics are the best so we could see man. Did you make sure you sanded it evenly? If not that could be your problem.
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Re: 3M headlight repair kit

you probly didnt wet sand on the last step. or you sanded to hard on the steps.
U dont need another kit. it comes with a few pieces of paper.

even pressure and last step with the green pad needs to be wet them the polish is where is brings it back
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Old 05-17-2011, 05:57 AM
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Re: 3M headlight repair kit

I wet sand. I need more compound. Lol. And I'd feel better with a new pad for the 3rd step also.
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Re: 3M headlight repair kit

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Pics are the best so we could see man. Did you make sure you sanded it evenly? If not that could be your problem.
And that's probably the issue. I think I didn't sand it evenly. So that means the part with the green pad will be a lot harder.

Donyou think I would need a new green pad? Should I use a drill with the green pad?
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Re: 3M headlight repair kit

You know what, **** it. I'm just going to buy an aftermarket set of headlights OEM spec'd and retrofit them with mini morimoto's. I'm done.

Retrofit coming soon. And I hear the aftermaket assemblies are easier to open.
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Old 05-17-2011, 10:51 AM
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Re: 3M headlight repair kit

lmao dude, yea its because if you appply to much pressure or you dont move it along the headlight quick enough it will cause it to get a hazy spot which you will need to sand out more. the green pad is fine you dont need another one. just keep it soak and even across the light. the compand is the same as wax or polish you rub on your jeep.
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Re: 3M headlight repair kit

Ok. Good because I have some of Meguiar's liquid wax. I'll go ahead and try to clean these up but this did motivate me to retrofit a new set.

The mini morimoto projectors screw into the existing holes on the lows. The only hard part is opening them up.

Thanks for all your help. I just wanted to have a clear set of heads for the XenonDepot hid kit that come in the mail tomorrow.

The retrofit price is only going to cost me $250 for new heads and the projectors.
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Re: 3M headlight repair kit

Just tried it again. The shit sucks. I quit.

I can't believe I just screwed up my headlights with this kit.
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try it by hand or at slower revolutions
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Re: 3M headlight repair kit

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try it by hand or at slower revolutions
I did. I think the hazing is on the inside of the lens. I'm just going to do what I said I would do.
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Re: 3M headlight repair kit

thats the outside. green pad and take a hose and soak down the headlight and pad constantly and go over it. dry it all over and remove the dirt then polish it with the pad and alot of compound
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