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Re: Omega Headlight
« Reply #15 on: 31 January 2021, 22:56:46 »

i hope mine come out ok then .they quoted an extra 100 to lacquer them and this is after they had already sanded them down without asking first. they said they would show the newly painted bonnet up so just did it
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« Reply #16 on: 01 February 2021, 00:41:54 »

i hope mine come out ok then .they quoted an extra 100 to lacquer them and this is after they had already sanded them down without asking first. they said they would show the newly painted bonnet up so just did it


100 extra when they're already painting? For two flicks of the wrist and the dregs of clear in the gun? Tell them to opps off. And don't pay more than 15 minutes for the sanding.
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« Reply #17 on: 01 February 2021, 06:41:01 »

i hope mine come out ok then .they quoted an extra 100 to lacquer them and this is after they had already sanded them down without asking first. they said they would show the newly painted bonnet up so just did it


100 extra when they're already painting? For two flicks of the wrist and the dregs of clear in the gun? Tell them to opps off. And don't pay more than 15 minutes for the sanding.

 Lacquer headlights, waste of money.
Just buy some 800/1500/2000 grit wet n dry and some G3, start with 800, then finish with 2000, buff with G3, then a quick polish of your choice.
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« Reply #18 on: 01 February 2021, 10:46:48 »

i agree.thats all ive ever done.twice a year to keep them good but they said that it would mean i didnt have to do them ever again. just hope it doesnt bugger up the beam pattern. you could tell when they needed doing because the cut off line became less defined .well see.
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« Reply #19 on: 01 February 2021, 19:25:08 »

I use a  polish that claims to be more resistant to UV light, rather than a wax. Wax and polish are different relative to protecting the surface it's applied to, so a uv resistant polish (assuming it does as claimed) is probably better than just waxing. I just reapply the polish every 3 months and they are still very clear after treating them with 'wet and dry', then G3 before G10.
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« Reply #20 on: 21 February 2021, 12:24:02 »

 I know it's probably nonsense but on Facebook these ads keep popping up for this spray on wipe off like new look for cloudy lights.If I thought they weren't fakers I'd buy some myself as I'm sure all our units are going/gone the same way
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« Reply #21 on: 21 February 2021, 13:42:39 »

Got mine back and headlights look brand new .beam pattern cut off is nice and defined .so il see what happens over time.
As mentioned above ......what sun ! ....
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