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      04-23-2017, 11:20 PM   #1
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Headlight scratches.

Has anyone seen this before? They don't look like rock chips. It's not even pitted at all. The lens cover just has tons of dots that you can't really feel. Also, would appreciate some recommendation on how to get rid of. Thanks!
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      04-23-2017, 11:36 PM   #2
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Has anyone seen this before? They don't look like rock chips. It's not even pitted at all. The lens cover just has tons of dots that you can't really feel. Also, would appreciate some recommendation on how to get rid of. Thanks!
Have you tried any headlight restoration kits? If not, I'm sure a 4" Pad on a drill and some Menzerna Super Cut will bring things back to normal. Finish up with an orbital polisher and you'll be in business.

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Has anyone seen this before? They don't look like rock chips. It's not even pitted at all. The lens cover just has tons of dots that you can't really feel. Also, would appreciate some recommendation on how to get rid of. Thanks!
Have you tried any headlight restoration kits? If not, I'm sure a 4" Pad on a drill and some Menzerna Super Cut will bring things back to normal. Finish up with an orbital polisher and you'll be in business.

Check this as a start:

Thanks! I will check that out!
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headlight restoration kit will not help.This cracks are not outside,i have the same problem.This is because of the bad quality.If you still have guaranty you can replace it.
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Yea you won't be able to get that off by polishing. If no warranty replacement is available the good news is that the lights shouldn't cost to much to replace.
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If you do try to polish them, don't forget to apply a new uv protection coating or they will fade to matte in a few months time.
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