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Has any body used Semi-truck Headlight Refinishing

I have a Volvo 780 and i need new Headlight covers which run $319 each, But i seen Semi-truck Headlight Refinishing for $225 each. Do any one know about this?

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I have tried those kits, but what I'm finding out is the Volvo lights has to be clean in the inside as well, and continuing to sand them down make them dis-color faster

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You should be able to go to any store that sells automotive stuff and find headlight cleaning/restore kits for WAY less than $225.

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Pretty pricey. I would recommend the Diamondite headlight restore kit from these guys. You can see an video right on the link that shows how easy it is to use and the quality. Heck of a lot cheaper than what you refer to.

http://www.autogeek.net/diamondite-clear...

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Meguiar's headlight restoring kit, my rechargeable drill and one of those red ball polishing tools. Won't look as good as those $900 (w/labor) lights but you'll still have $800 for fun stuff. My 2007 still has original light BTW.

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I've used the kit from Harbor Freight (about $15) on my Columbia, Jeep and Saturn with good results.

Cost even less with on line 20% coupon

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Agree, used Maguiar's kit that included a drill mounted buffing pad and both 1000 and 3000 grit sanding pads, buffing compound and a UV protectant. Walmart for about $25.00 and about 1 hour of time. Did a pretty good job on both the Jeep and the Volvo.

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use whiting toothpaste worked. just have to do once a month

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i have a 780 also and had them refinished 2 times 1st time lasted 6 months 2nd time 3 months so i went out and just got new ones....

when i did i also upgraded the fog lights to fog lights/ driving lights for a extra $300, $125 each light set and $50 for the extra wiring harness, uses the same fuss and light switch

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We had a 780 and found that the truck wash dulled the plastic. To keep good visibility we had to polish them pretty much after every wash. 1000 grit wet/dry paper (use it wet) will take the oxidation down pretty well. Then you can use a very fine grit polish/wax that will preserve it about as well as anything. The headlight restore kits will give you the materials you need to do the job, but you should plan on polishing and waxing the lenses once per month at a minimum - still better than paying for new headlight assemblies.

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I used the 3M headlight resto on my Dodge pick up truck, nice job. But FYI, E Bay has sellers that I buy stuff from, and those lights, used, are a better buy sometimes,

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Save your money and get the OEM or aftermarket parts. Stay away from the cleaners or polisher. I spent more on the polishers and cleaners then I did on OEM parts at Peterbilt

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we'ved used them,and they work for a while.wish they would go backto a headlight.oh my truck has real headlights.freightliner coronado

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In Calgary, Alberta you can call Mr Chips Windshield & Headlight Repair. An old retired guy comes out and uses an 8 step process to remove the damaged plastic, apply a new UV filter coat, and gives a three year guarantee. It takes about an hour, and can be done anywhere, even while you're unloading. Costs about 100 bucks, and they look like new!

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save your time and money, just get new OEM and forget bat messing with polish each time.

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Crest 3D White toothpaste and Crest WhiteStrips work well for this purpose. Simply apply the toothpaste, wipe it clean with a paper towel, and for really dingy stains, apply 1 WhiteStrip to the lens for 30 minutes. They also work well on teeth... and it costs less than replacement. Another way to save your money is to get a new truck OEM, but that doesn't work for everyone (unlike the WhiteStrips and 3D White Toothpaste).

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World Wide Volvo/Chatt. TN, sells a new Volvo headlite assembly for @269.00 each. It even comes with new bulbs. I paid $411.00 for one in Atlanta and was really !@#$%^ when I found out the pricing difference available. BTW, you can take the reflector assembly on the low beam projectors out and clean it. Best to take the whole lite assembly out, for better working angle. If you buy new lights, be sure to scavenge old parts, like the bulb cover plates, gaskets and harness. They do come in handy, especially if you convert to HID lighting.

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3m rubbing compound. Or pledge

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