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The Guz
Nov 16th, 2014, 08:54 PM
I noticed the headlights on my dad's 02 Camaro Z28 developing some oxidation on them. These are aftermarket headlights that are just shy of a year old. The sun here in Southern California can take a toll on the plastic. Especially since his car is a daily driver and it sits outside 24/7. The lights are usually treated with a sealant when the car is polished and then D156 after every wash in between polishing sessions.

A couple of weeks ago after I washed it for him, I decided to give plastx a shot. I did not want to bust out the DA if I didn't need to. I applied plastx with a microfiber and then followed up with headlight protectant. It was only on the passenger side. I ended up polishing the driver side as well. These are the results.

Before. You can see some slight oxidation by the peg.

http://www.meguiarsonline.com/forums/photopost/data/2315/medium/Headlight_Oxidation_1.jpg

After

http://www.meguiarsonline.com/forums/photopost/data/2315/medium/Headlight_Oxidation_3.jpg

Another before shot

http://www.meguiarsonline.com/forums/photopost/data/2315/medium/Headlight_Oxidation_2.jpg


And after

http://www.meguiarsonline.com/forums/photopost/data/2315/medium/Headlight_Oxidation_4.jpg

Joe Dragon
Nov 16th, 2014, 10:18 PM
Took that fogginess right out, didn't it.

Jarhead0754
Nov 16th, 2014, 11:40 PM
That's awesome. On my 00 impala do u know if they have a coating on it to where sanding won't help or if I do the whole treatment will it clear up? Looks like a coating to me that sanding won't help. IDE get u a pic but I'm on my iPhone. Maybe I can do it in the morning to show u exactly unless u know from ur experience. Thanks mike in advance.

The Guz
Nov 17th, 2014, 12:04 AM
Took that fogginess right out, didn't it.

Yeah it sure did. I wanted to show what plastx can do.


That's awesome. On my 00 impala do u know if they have a coating on it to where sanding won't help or if I do the whole treatment will it clear up? Looks like a coating to me that sanding won't help. IDE get u a pic but I'm on my iPhone. Maybe I can do it in the morning to show u exactly unless u know from ur experience. Thanks mike in advance.

The headlights on an impala should have a coating since they are the typical polycarbonate plastic headlights. Post up a pic when you get a chance to see how yours look.

Have you tried anything on them?