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Remove clear coat from the head light lens



2006

I need to remove clear coat from the head light lens of my car it left a dull finish. I have tried Acetone [linked by editor to product info at Amazon], lacquer thinner [linked by editor to product info at Amazon], paint remover.

Carlo Falzone
- Fredonia, Wisconsin


2006

Most late model headlight lenses are plastic, not glass, Carlo. I'd probably be surprised if they could survive acetone, lacquer thinner, and paint remover without being damaged by them and leaving a dull finish. Sorry.

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