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Has anyone used headlight anti-haze compound on Fiero sail panels? by Francis T
Started on: 11-21-2013 07:36 PM
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I thought I posted this earlier but could not find it, anyway, has anyone tried it?
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Read the ingredient list on the product. If it contains petroleum based ingredients, don't use it on the quarter windows. It will only accelerate the deterioration.
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The stuff to use is Meguiar's Plastx

It is designed for clear plastic restoration like headlight casings. It won't harm sail panels. I've also used it on Bakelite for restoration

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Is the plastic actually hazy or is it crazed (little tiny spider cracks) ? I never seen one just hazy. If it just looks hazy because of sun cracking, nothing will fix it and it will just end up breaking into pieces. I tried one of them once and I could poke my finger thru it because it was so brittle. If it IS just fogged up (hazy) and you cant polish it out, you can sand it with #400 wet-or-dry and spray them with clear urathane. Ive done that successfully on headlites too far gone to polish completely.
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Is the plastic actually hazy or is it crazed (little tiny spider cracks) ? I never seen one just hazy. If it just looks hazy because of sun cracking, nothing will fix it and it will just end up breaking into pieces. I tried one of them once and I could poke my finger thru it because it was so brittle. If it IS just fogged up (hazy) and you cant polish it out, you can sand it with #400 wet-or-dry and spray them with clear urathane. Ive done that successfully on headlites too far gone to polish completely.


They're just scratched a lil, I'll wet sand them 500 > 1500. and then polish em. With the body mods done and the car painted and ready for buffing, I'd like the sail panels to look good too; yeah photos soon. The styling is very race car-like and a love or hate thing.
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They're just scratched a lil, I'll wet sand them 500 > 1500. and then polish em. With the body mods done and the car painted and ready for buffing, I'd like the sail panels to look good too; yeah photos soon. The styling is very race car-like and a love or hate thing.


I guess I'll give this a try, mine has small scratches near the top edge.

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If it is just a little haze, it will be fine sanded and buffed. Keep your buffer moving so it dont heat up the plastic and warp it. Use lots of compound. For a final polish on windows, you can use a clean pad and toothpaste. It does great. I buff out models with toothpaste all the time.
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If it is just a little haze, it will be fine sanded and buffed. Keep your buffer moving so it dont heat up the plastic and warp it. Use lots of compound. For a final polish on windows, you can use a clean pad and toothpaste. It does great. I buff out models with toothpaste all the time.

You do, and the girls don't complain? Sounds kinda messy to me.

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Depends on how hard and where I rub them....
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