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      09-22-2012, 08:45 PM   #1
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question about detailing

Hey guys, got a quick question about headlight restoration process.

So I bought this restoration kit and the thing is I have clear bra on both of my headlights. I assume I should not use the restoration kit on top of clear bra installed headlight?

Should I remove clear bra and do the restoration and then put a new set of clear bra protector on them for further protection?

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      09-22-2012, 09:29 PM   #2
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Before I answer your question, can you explain what's wrong with your headlights that you think you might need headlight restoration?
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      09-22-2012, 10:41 PM   #3
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Before I answer your question, can you explain what's wrong with your headlights that you think you might need headlight restoration?
never treated it for 5 years so I guess it can be shined a bit more? It is not so yellowed tho.
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never treated it for 5 years so I guess it can be shined a bit more? It is not so yellowed tho.
Then why would you need to restore it? You should treat your bra like paint. You need to wax and polish it.
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      09-23-2012, 11:18 PM   #5
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Then why would you need to restore it? You should treat your bra like paint. You need to wax and polish it.
treat clear bra like paint.. got it.
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Yeah. If no yellowing, you definitely don't need any restoration. Just polish and wax it like what bapesta said.
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treat clear bra like paint.. got it.
I just polished my dirty ass bra and it came out shiny. It's also easier if you have a buffing machine. I bought the Griot's kit.
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