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    Delay the dulling on plastic headlights ?

    Is there anyway to delay the dulling on plastic headlights ?

    Such as perhaps a coat of ULW.. What about claying the plastic lens, to remove anything that may slowly overtime attack the plastic? then a coat of ULW would that help ?

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    Re: Delay the dulling on plastic headlights ?

    A coat of ULW would be fine. Do it on a regular basis and you should be able to keep them looking good. You could use headlight protectant which offers a little more protection than ULW. Apply it every 6-8 weeks and your lights should stay looking good. You may need to polish them every now and then. Perhaps with some plastx or some M205.

    Have you considered adding a layer of x-pel? Works great by the way.

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    Re: Delay the dulling on plastic headlights ?

    Thanks Guz, i've got ample amounts of ULW, so that should suffice for now... Every few weeks is no problem.. I seem to be QD'ing my car every single night, so every few weeks is no problem. lol

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    A coat of ULW would be fine. Do it on a regular basis and you should be able to keep them looking good. You could use headlight protectant which offers a little more protection than ULW. Apply it every 6-8 weeks and your lights should stay looking good. You may need to polish them every now and then. Perhaps with some plastx or some M205.

    Have you considered adding a layer of x-pel? Works great by the way.

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    Re: Delay the dulling on plastic headlights ?

    Quote Originally Posted by The Guz View Post
    A coat of ULW would be fine. Do it on a regular basis and you should be able to keep them looking good. You may need to polish them every now and then. Perhaps with some plastx or some M205.

    This is all I do, wax with the occasional polishing, my headlights have never had issues.
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    Re: Delay the dulling on plastic headlights ?

    This is why i love glass headlights.

    A coat of wax should prevent fading.

    Dull headlights put years on a car and make it look neglected..

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