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What Clear Coat For Headlamp?


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pwira97

Posted 25 May 2015 - 10:11 AM

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I always need to polish my headlamp after 1-2 month, it keeps getting cloudy as my car was parked 100% outdoor. After read through forums, I understand either tinting the headlamp, or applying clear coat will be a longer if not permanent solution. Some youtube video showing they use "Acrylic Lacquer" spray paint as a clear coat. This seems to be a cheap solution (can get those spray for less than RM10). Anyone has try out this and comment pls?



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Posted 25 May 2015 - 07:13 PM

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I've my headlamp spray with car paint clear coat...6 months dy no problem ( still very white)
not sure if you're using tin bottle spray paint.



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Posted 25 May 2015 - 11:03 PM

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I've my headlamp spray with car paint clear coat...6 months dy no problem ( still very white)
not sure if you're using tin bottle spray paint.

was it done by car spray workshop? or you diy?

yeah i'm referring to bottle spray type...



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Posted 26 May 2015 - 06:21 PM

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was it done by car spray workshop? or you diy?

yeah i'm referring to bottle spray type...

yup done by car spray workshop...bottle type i think wont long lasting



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Posted 26 May 2015 - 08:12 PM

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Try using spar urethane. google spar urethane head lights, can see many using.

My friend did for his car and a few friends. Already more then a year still okay...



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Posted 26 May 2015 - 11:12 PM

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yup done by car spray workshop...bottle type i think wont long lasting


How much the workshop charge for this kind of spray?

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Posted 26 May 2015 - 11:15 PM

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Try using spar urethane. google spar urethane head lights, can see many using.
My friend did for his car and a few friends. Already more then a year still okay...

Yes saw that, but 1 can for over RM100, quite expensive. And I saw 1 doing on his kancil headlamp, not even 1 year also cloudy back, not so lasting for the amount paid...

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Posted 27 May 2015 - 08:33 AM

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My friend's one over one year still ok.....hmmmmm



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Posted 27 May 2015 - 01:12 PM

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maybe the differences is due to surface prep..usually for long lasting effect....must properly cut/polish then only do the coating...



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Posted 27 May 2015 - 07:11 PM

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How much the workshop charge for this kind of spray?

RM100/pair