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    Filmy Fog Headlight: Question

    I did a search for this and found another thread but I never got a clear understanding of the solution to the problem so I am going to ask my question...

    The outside of my driverside headlight seems "Foggy" and whenever I wet the front of it, it looks clear as a bell but then as soon as the water dries I can actually watch and I see the fog haze back over and come back

    I read that you have to sand?...The outside of the headlight but I don't understand how sanding will not scratch up the front of my headlight (even if it is a fine grit)...is there some sort of wax or polish that people have used when they have been in my similar situation? Thanks a lot!
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    Why is only one headlight doing this? Usually the lights get opaque when fine particles and debris hits them and mars their surface. I'd expect both your lights to look that way though. Anyway, if pitting from road junk is the issue, Meguiar's make a product designed to polish the surface of lamps. Either look for it locally or online, or call the company and ask.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SD_GR
    Why is only one headlight doing this? Usually the lights get opaque when fine particles and debris hits them and mars their surface. I'd expect both your lights to look that way though. Anyway, if pitting from road junk is the issue, Meguiar's make a product designed to polish the surface of lamps. Either look for it locally or online, or call the company and ask.

    Your absolutely right, I couldn't tell you why only one does this, logically they both should be foggy but its only one...I will look into Meguire's polish then I guess, thanks a lot!
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    As long as you are sure the problem is on the outside, a good product could take care of it. If it's on the inside though, it may actually be moisture. Can you tell?
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    Quote Originally Posted by SD_GR
    As long as you are sure the problem is on the outside, a good product could take care of it. If it's on the inside though, it may actually be moisture. Can you tell?

    Yea I checked, and there is no moisture on the inside, I know for sure its got this hazy fog on the outside and only goes away when the front is wet...do you happen to know a specific name of the Megiur product?
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    My friends Acura GSR actually has this problem, only on the drivers side though, very strange.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nSj77h
    Yea I checked, and there is no moisture on the inside, I know for sure its got this hazy fog on the outside and only goes away when the front is wet...do you happen to know a specific name of the Megiur product?
    No, sorry, but I know it does exist.

    EDIT: Actually, see:

    http://meguiars.com/estore/product_l...ectionID=15101
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