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- 01-03-13 01:16 AM #1
Is there a way to get the lense off the actual headlight the inside of my is all dingy an i wanted to clean them i already did a restoration on the out side but now the inside looks like it needs a good wash??
- 01-03-13 05:06 PM #2Cadillac Owners Member
- Automobile(s): CTS 2003 3.2 L 4 door Standard Transmission
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- Oct 2012
I tried it all. Ended up buying new after market. Looks like a new car. THink I paid about 230.00 per CDN $$.
- 01-03-13 06:37 PM #3
There is a way but it's not easy.
Would require an oven, a heat gun, and lots of careful patience, and then who knows if you can them back together correctly.
Does the inside look like microscopic, tiny cracks or pits? If so, that's called "crazing" and the lens will only get worse, no amount of sanding or cleaning will remove it. Happens due to heat and UV exposure mostly.
- 01-03-13 06:54 PM #4
Ya thats exactly what its doing looks fine when the lihhts are off but like crap when there on!!!
- 01-03-13 06:57 PM #5
I would set myself Hella bixenon. Price of about $ 500, it's certainly a lot, but the result is excellent.
- 01-03-13 08:12 PM #6Originally Posted by ctsboiha
- 01-03-13 08:14 PM #7
Looks like this
- 01-04-13 02:51 PM #8Originally Posted by curtc
- 01-04-13 04:22 PM #9Originally Posted by Bluehaze07
Could just be the nature of the plastic as it ages, not real sure why it happens or how to prevent it.