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How to prevent headlight lens fogging

How to prevent headlight lens fogging

Postby steamer [OP] » Feb 10 2012, 3:27am

Noticed today they're starting to fog on the inside, (08 silverado), I really don't want them to get to bad, TIA, Ed
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Re: How to prevent headlight lens fogging

Postby mitch-man » Feb 10 2012, 3:38am

if they're fogging from the inside id say its the bulbs fading the plastic(which i doubt.). if its the outside its the uv coating breaking down... good way to postpone this is to use some plast-X. and then followed by some wax applied frequently(this is what i think it is).
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Re: How to prevent headlight lens fogging

Postby steamer [OP] » Feb 10 2012, 2:50pm

Thanks mitch-man, looks like I'm off to the store for plast-x, Ed
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Re: How to prevent headlight lens fogging

Postby nicks93hotrod » Feb 19 2012, 1:22am

epoxy the headlights...butt plast-x pretty much is epoxy...its the moisture foggin em up
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Re: How to prevent headlight lens fogging

Postby ASTE25 » Feb 19 2012, 1:27am

+1 on nthe lights getting moisture in them. If they are "hazing" then I'd say it is UV damage and the best way to fix it is to replace them.
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Re: How to prevent headlight lens fogging

Postby nicks93hotrod » Feb 19 2012, 1:39am

yeah uv damage also he is from florida aste so he prbly sees alot of sun!...those headlight restore kits are supposed to be pretty good
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Re: How to prevent headlight lens fogging

Postby ASTE25 » Feb 19 2012, 1:49am

I'm in Alabama and they work well for a little while, but they do not seem to last. To me it's just easier to go ahead and replace them.
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