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Old 07 Sep 2007, 09:04 am
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Default How to clean yellow looking Headlights????

Hey guys,I need tips on how to clean my 1997 Honda Prelude's head light that turned to Yellow over the time. I was going to buy new but they are like $249 each........it's expensive. So I need your help on how to clean that Yellow stuffs off the headlight. I tried glass cleaner didn't help. Thanks for your help......
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Old 07 Sep 2007, 09:08 am
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I'm not sure what it's called, but there's a cleaner out there for motorcycle windshields. Use it on your headlights- works like a charm.
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Old 07 Sep 2007, 09:10 am
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I used a very fine sandpaper and sanded lightly to remove the yellow from my headlights.
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Old 07 Sep 2007, 09:18 am
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there is a plastic polish you can use... use it with a polishing pad.. some auto body places can do this for you too.. it will only caust you about 90 dollars in most auto body places...
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Old 07 Sep 2007, 09:28 am
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shampoo???
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Old 07 Sep 2007, 09:36 am
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You can use the same polish like Mother's Mag Polish or other polishes for chrome rims. They usually have a little bit of grit but it's very gentle. It helps to buff the yellowed plastic off revealing the still clear plastic underneath. You just need to use some type of rubbing compound that is actually going to buff the yellow off.
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Old 07 Sep 2007, 09:40 am
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Motorcycle shops sell a Scratch remover for plastic windshields ....it a very fine polish the yellow is because it is a plastic lens and sunlight ...on a worse case a body shop will have to buff it out with a polisher. I used the scratch remover on a Eclipse headlight and it was like night and day. If local bike shop doesn't have it try going to wal-mart or searching on web it's what you clean fairing windshields with.
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Old 07 Sep 2007, 09:44 am
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toothepaste and elbowgrease.works on most hard plastics.
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Old 07 Sep 2007, 09:46 am
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There is no way to clean them, it is a chemical reaction from heat from the light bulb burning the clear lens. I would suggest getting new lenses. Honda should not have used that high watt bulb cause it did that... lol
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Old 07 Sep 2007, 09:48 am
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I had the same problem on my eclipse and used regular car wax on a shop rag and it comes off.
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