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 Post subject: Mint job done!
PostPosted: Fri Apr 08, 2016 10:11 pm 
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Ok, so it's on the Jag and not the Porsche but the detailing process can be used all the same so I thought I'd share this....

Tackled the hazy plastics on the Jags headlights... they're almost opaque...

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Took advice from an article in Modern Classics from December and used Lidls best toothpaste! Toolkit for today

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Started off as per the article using a nylon brush to apply the paste and work the abrasive against the plastic

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It works but it's not enough.. so turned to a polishing pad and cloth in a drill and them my car polisher on lowest setting....

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Only took about an hour all in to all four lights and the transformation is remarkable, from this:

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It these....

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Very pleased with the results :)

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 08, 2016 10:23 pm 
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Nice job done! Always loved the Jag headlight groove into the bonnet - goes back to the old MkX of the sixties!!


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 09, 2016 10:18 am 
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G2 paint restorer works a treat on lights as well using a waffle pad by hand

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