Headlight Restoration - Turtle Wax Kit used

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Headlight Restoration - Turtle Wax Kit used

Postby PSI'D_OFF » Mon Oct 27, 2014 1:05 pm

Following the sale of my polo, I decided to give the car a minor detail before the new owner takes delivery.
At the same time I noticed that the headlights were a bit worse for wear.
Taking into account that the car is 8 years old, ill let the results speak for themselves.

Before. Left and right headlights in a similar condition
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Turtle Wax Headlight Restoration Kit
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Step 1. Used the compound and included sandpaper pads with supplied sanding lubricant.
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Step 2. Initial results after 5 mins of mild sanding.
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After. Results after a good 30 mins of Sanding and applied the included lens base coat and sealing coat. Needs 24hrs to cure before buffing, hence the paintbrush like watermarks.
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Alot more elbow grease is needed than I anticipated. Also the sanding pads are quiet small. The only downside of this kit is that they supply you with enough compound and lubricant to do approximately 4 sets of headlights but
1 x Sealing coat and Base coat treatments in the form of wipes, so only a once of use. So clear laminex will have to used on any further cars treated.
Overall I am quiet impressed for a kit that is under R300.00
Now:
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Re: Headlight Restoration - Turtle Wax Kit used

Postby rayboroko » Thu Aug 18, 2016 3:06 am

How much does this kit cost , where can I get it?

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Re: Headlight Restoration - Turtle Wax Kit used

Postby madracer » Thu Aug 18, 2016 7:12 am

rayboroko wrote:How much does this kit cost



PSI'D_OFF wrote:Overall I am quiet impressed for a kit that is under R300.00

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Re: Headlight Restoration - Turtle Wax Kit used

Postby Rascal69 » Thu Aug 18, 2016 7:23 am

ya good, you must graaf!

Lights came out lukker though :)
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Re: Headlight Restoration - Turtle Wax Kit used

Postby dhir-dkr » Thu Aug 18, 2016 8:26 am

That looks tops bru!

Where did you get the kit from?
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Re: Headlight Restoration - Turtle Wax Kit used

Postby gti08 » Thu Aug 18, 2016 8:39 am

builders stock it
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Re: Headlight Restoration - Turtle Wax Kit used

Postby frozen » Thu Aug 18, 2016 8:40 am

Looks awesone

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Re: Headlight Restoration - Turtle Wax Kit used

Postby PSI'D_OFF » Thu Aug 18, 2016 7:58 pm

Even Forgot about this thread.
Was R280 back in 2014 from Builders Warehouse.
Not sure what the cost is now tho.
Now:
13 MK6 GTi Red Devil 2.0 Rides Thread
15 Polo 1.2 TSi Comf
Ex:
10 MK6 GTi(M) Red DevilRides Thread
06 POLO 1.6 Comf
87 MK2 GTi
97 MK3 GTi
07 MK5 GTi Rides Thread
10 MK6 1.4 TSi Rides Thread


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