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Old 12-12-2004, 22:14   #1 (permalink)
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EF Headlight Cleaning?

Is it at all possible to clean the inside of my dirty EF Falcon Headlights? I've asked around and the word is I need to get the revised EF headlights that don't go all murky inside. New Oak Ford have told me it'll cost $500 with trade-in for a pair! So, can I clean them or do I need new headlights? And does $500 sound about right?

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Old 12-12-2004, 22:22   #2 (permalink)
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Re: EF Headlight Cleaning?

threres a place called headlight doctor and they actaully rip the lights appart and clean them had them done to mine bout 14motnhs ago and its ust starting to go yellow again., cant remember how much but it was alot cheaper then buying them new
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Re: EF Headlight Cleaning?

If you are talking about the yellow/faded/crappy look they get it is on the outside not inside. You can clean it up pretty easy. I sanded mine back with some fine sand paper, then used some cut and polish on the surface and it came up perfect. Just tape up the bonnet and bumper with a couple of layers of duct tape first. It is really easy, costs about 20 bucks, and takes about an hour.
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Re: EF Headlight Cleaning?

They sound like good alternatives! But I'm convinced my gunk and muck is on the inside, and I kinda don't want to be sanding my headlights back, although it might be effective.
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well if what stockstandard doesnt work the place im talling about did mine cos i couldnt clean them on the outside there located in dandy on power road he has a sign outside his house
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Re: EF Headlight Cleaning?

you could also try headlight and heater co in abbottsford (i work for the geelong branch)

i know we do it fairly cheap, something like $65 each.
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Re: EF Headlight Cleaning?

Post up some pics of the lights, someone might be able to confirm if it's the inside or outside. :s5
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No problemo troutman, I'll go grab some shots now.
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Re: EF Headlight Cleaning?

my guess is it's both! outside and inside. I helped Kenaz sand his back and polish them.. didn't come up too bad, no more yellow.
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Re: EF Headlight Cleaning?

Ive had the same problem with my ones so i just bought new ones which costed me 240 bucks. Dont go asking ford cause they will charge a arm and a leg for them.
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