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Old 03-03-2014, 09:39 AM   #1
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2002 Litronics question

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I am thinking to buy a set of used Litronics and came a cross to a seller that willing to sell used set for 600 include shipping. I know that is a good price but headlights (specially left one) are little hazy and I wonder how hard is to polish it?
And the second question is that the headlights are from car with headlight washers but mine is without washer, I think the only difference is the corner trim,am I right?
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Old 03-03-2014, 10:03 AM   #2
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Here is the pictures.



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Old 03-03-2014, 04:15 PM   #3
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I've concluded the similar look to my 2001 units is "crazing" and can't be polished out as it's internal to the plastic.

Love to hear differently.
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From the little bit of research I have done there is a clear coat/finish applied by Porsche that is a UV protectant. My guess is that is what is failing in the pic. If that is correct then yes it can be sanded/buffed out to be clear again.
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lkchris and rfuerst911sc thanks for respond, went a head and ordered it already,should have it by the end of week. I'm thinking to buff it with a little Ryobi power buffer that got from home depot while ago.I did it once on my Honda accord and it helped a lot, not 100% recovery but I would say about 70% recovered without sanding. I'm bit afraid of sanding but if buff will not work will try sand then buff.For that price I guess I got a good deal.
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Old 03-03-2014, 05:40 PM   #6
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Yes, that's surface damage and pitting...easily repairable by any reputable shop or skilled DIYer. That looks like it will come out with a buffer and some polishing compound.
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particlewave, I think so, hope it will come out easy.
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I would definitely start with a good wax and careful buffing. I'm guessing that you'll get some pretty good results with that.

Don't use polishing compound unless you have the ability to re-apply a uv coating. It can be a little aggressive if you're not careful.
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PlastiX Polish will help
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RandallNeighbour thanks,just back form local Wlamart. Got a PlastiX and Heavy Duty Headlight Restoration Kit as well just in case.Will see how is it going.

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