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harder then normal lights list

Post by Ricersux » March 22nd, 2010, 8:49 am

Maybe this will be a sticky?

Post what cars you have come across that require more work than the average repair. Also post what about the light made it more difficult. Remember to charge accordingly and check back often as new models will be added as they are discovered.

I will start.

996 Porsche 911: These have a chrome "button" on the lense that makes it difficult to mask and sand well around this piece. Other then that they were pretty straight forward.

Lamborghini Gallardo: These lights have an extremely hard coating to remove. I used 10 320grit and 600grit discs on one light!
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Post by Brent Deines » March 22nd, 2010, 10:02 am

I'll make it a sticky for awhile to see if the topic remains active.

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Post by GLASSTIME » April 11th, 2010, 7:39 am

I once had a Honda Accord which the headlight's were a pain only because the wind decided to show up and it threw my masking up and it stuck to the light before the lense could dry. Needles to say I ahd to strip all of that "New" clear off and re apply. This process took forever. After another 1 or 2 hours I had the lenses back to where they could be re cleared. That's been the hardest for me. But it was more of my fault.

The second hardest I have endured would be a 2007 Nissan Quest Van. OMG! They have some extremely hard coat. And they have several different edges and curves.

Other than that the rest is cake!
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Post by just chippen away » April 11th, 2010, 9:05 am

Add Ford mustang to the list.
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Post by Ricersux » April 11th, 2010, 2:41 pm

What year(s) Mustang and what was difficult about them?
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Post by t4k » April 11th, 2010, 3:14 pm

Chevrolet Malibu's and Impala's really have hard OEM UV coating remove. Honda, Toyota and Nissan are the easiest to remove, IMHO.

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Post by just chippen away » April 14th, 2010, 5:37 pm

Ricersux wrote:What year(s) Mustang and what was difficult about them?
99 - 04. The sealer coat what hard as a rock to remove. 5 discs of different grits...
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Post by bpdenverco » April 14th, 2010, 7:38 pm

I just worked on my first newer truck Dodge Ram pickup. and I swear I had a heck of a time, i really did not get good results. working on old stuff no problem, are the new plastics just to hard.

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Post by Kgobin » April 17th, 2010, 11:04 am

Yesterday, I restored the headlights on a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix and they were a little harder than normal. (note: I only used one extra 320 grit sanding disc). Below are some images and the video is coming soon!

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Post by pickmaster60 » April 18th, 2010, 9:03 am

WOW! The images speak for themselves and I like your quote "you get professional results the first time, every time" :)

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