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How to Restore Your Headlights
I know this is an old post, but if you still have the controller, is there any way you could take a picture of the back of the pcb where the motors are soldered in? I believe to add motors, you need a diode and a some transistor, but I have no idea what kind. thanks
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gmatta, thank you for this article . .I followed your instructions and my '08 Altima headlights now look tip top . . . .
Or do you mean a 100% wool buffing pad?
Can I use steel wool instead of a compound pad? If so what grade?
Continued; I also adjust speed to 1000 RPM (easy to burn plastic), after polish I scuff with 2000 grit wet sand paper, clean with fresh water, wipe with alcohol I use CLEAN brown paper towel (no lint)!! I mix 30% mineral spirits and use only Marine varnish (I use McColskey's) last for 3 years or more. I also buy the cheap foam brush home depot $.50. and paint w/ brush starting at top too bottom, be careful to get 1 solid coat, you will see slight lines but after complete turn headlights on and paint will smooth out. Using marine varnish (harder varnish), leaving scuff marks, and paint w/ brush I believe will give a heavier coat, going 30% spirits also heavier coating but drawback is takes longer to dry. The trick in the varnish it has UV properties, gives it a very slight tinge, creates a better look. when I get time I may try adding color to paint to see effects. Blue Red etc I'll post if I get a chance to try one. I pick up a used ones at local junkyard to test, and display in shop.
I have been dong tis commercially for 10 years, 2 or 3 items to try, Only sand if necessary, (headlights turned brown) I just tape off and use dupont #7 plastic compound, I also use high speed buffer (most may not have but drill works) with wool pad
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