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Old 04-09-2008, 09:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Mack View Post
Yep I've looked everywhere for facelifted lenses. They don't exist. Still very impressive work there Jon. A slight improvement
haha yeah it looked a bit better afterwards...


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Originally Posted by ill_kuma View Post
Jonmcc, how long did it take for you to do that?
not including gathering everything and taping the lights, it took me about an hour per light. lots of time spent wet sanding, and then about 25 coats of plastX after the sanding was done! just as a side note, you will have to reapply plastX now and then to keep this lights looking good. plastic sealant helps prolong the plastX, but it will need to be reapplied at some point. I put a couple coats of plastX on about every 2-3 weeks.

another tip: while wet sanding the best method (IMO) is to run the water over the lights, take the stream of water away and sand the lights until you see a milky white substance developing, then rinse them. eventually, the milky white stuff with not develop and you will know to move on to the next higher grit sandpaper. someone else told me that and it proved true for me too!
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