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This guide will show you how to restore headlights that are turning yellow and faded.

  1. use two layers of masking tape to protect to vehicles paint use two layers of masking tape to protect to vehicles paint
    • use two layers of masking tape to protect to vehicles paint

  2. Using the supplied 500 grit sandpaper and drill adapter , evenly sand the entire headlight. Do not apply too much pressure and maintain a relatively moderate drill speed (1200-1600 RPM)
    • Using the supplied 500 grit sandpaper and drill adapter , evenly sand the entire headlight.

    • Do not apply too much pressure and maintain a relatively moderate drill speed (1200-1600 RPM)

    • I removed the sand paper and finished it by hand to reach any areas near the edges.

  3. Using the supplied 800 grit sandpaper and drill adapter , evenly sand the entire headlight.
    • Using the supplied 800 grit sandpaper and drill adapter , evenly sand the entire headlight.

    • Do not apply too much pressure and maintain a relatively moderate drill speed (1200-1600 RPM)

    • I removed the sanding paper and finished it by hand to reach any areas near the edges.

  4. Apply some water to the sanding pad and evenly polish the headlight. Apply some water to the sanding pad and evenly polish the headlight.
    • Apply some water to the sanding pad and evenly polish the headlight.

  5. Using the soft pad and rubbing compound ,polish entire headlight. Apply a dime sized amount of compound on pad and spread around headlight to prevent splashing of the compound.
    • Using the soft pad and rubbing compound ,polish entire headlight.

    • Apply a dime sized amount of compound on pad and spread around headlight to prevent splashing of the compound.

  6. Looks awesome! Looks awesome!
    • Looks awesome!

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