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    Headlight Lens Restoral using Meguair's Pro kit and a 2 part wipe on coating.

    Here is a job I recently performed testing out a new 2 part wipe on coating to replace the failed OEM sacrificial coating.

    The lenses were completely resurfaced using the Meguiar's Professional Headlight Restoration Kit and the included unigrit 3" discs. After my last pass of 3000 grit the lenses receive a wipe on 2 part coating for long lasting results.....After the lenses are coated and completely cured they may be waxed or sealed after 48 hours for total protection.

    Here are a few of the stills....













    Here is a 60/40 shot after the lens is partially coated





    Here is a video I put together using my flip recorder..



    Thanks for viewing....have a great day!

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    Re: Headlight Lens Restoral using Meguair's Pro kit and a 2 part wipe on coating.

    Very nice David!
    The headlight looks better than new.

    Congratulations on the job well done.

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    Re: Headlight Lens Restoral using Meguair's Pro kit and a 2 part wipe on coating.

    Thanks Tafner for the compliments!

    Yes it is a replacement clear coating for the failed sacrificial OEM coating.

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    Re: Headlight Lens Restoral using Meguair's Pro kit and a 2 part wipe on coating.

    Are you supposed to apply it after 3000 so it has a rough surface to adhere to as opposed to polishing it smooth?

    Looks great!

    I once put swirls in my paint just to see what it looked like.

    I don't always detail cars, but when I do, I prefer Meguiar's.
    Remove swirls my friends.

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    Re: Headlight Lens Restoral using Meguair's Pro kit and a 2 part wipe on coating.

    Great work, David.


    I have the same question like Andrew: what's surface prep for coating ?

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    Re: Headlight Lens Restoral using Meguair's Pro kit and a 2 part wipe on coating.

    Great work as always David. I guess I have the same question as Andrew and Greg.
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    Re: Headlight Lens Restoral using Meguair's Pro kit and a 2 part wipe on coating.

    Quote Originally Posted by Andrew C. View Post
    Are you supposed to apply it after 3000 so it has a rough surface to adhere to as opposed to polishing it smooth?

    Looks great!
    Quote Originally Posted by greg0303 View Post
    Great work, David.


    I have the same question like Andrew: what's surface prep for coating ?
    Quote Originally Posted by Hemin8r View Post
    Great work as always David. I guess I have the same question as Andrew and Greg.
    Thanks for all the good words and for viewing......

    This product is applied after resurfacing the lens with 3000 grit, you do not polish the lens out. By doing so it acts as an adhesion promoter, therefore allowing the new sacrificial coating to bite and adhere to the lens for the best results.

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    Re: Headlight Lens Restoral using Meguair's Pro kit and a 2 part wipe on coating.

    Very cool, no polishing. That makes life easier.

    Thanks, David.

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    Re: Headlight Lens Restoral using Meguair's Pro kit and a 2 part wipe on coating.

    What do you use for a sealant/coating?

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    Re: Headlight Lens Restoral using Meguair's Pro kit and a 2 part wipe on coating.

    Quote Originally Posted by Innovative Detailing View Post
    Thanks for all the good words and for viewing......

    This product is applied after resurfacing the lens with 3000 grit, you do not polish the lens out. By doing so it acts as an adhesion promoter, therefore allowing the new sacrificial coating to bite and adhere to the lens for the best results.
    That makes sense, Thanks David.
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