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aftermarket headlights?

where can i get after market headlight would greatly apperciate help
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To the best of everyones knowledge, there are none available anywhere. The closest thing I have seen is clear turn signal lights but not the main headlamp asssembly
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well is there anything i can clean them with to make them clear?
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I have heard of people removing the lenses and sanding them with 2000 grit paper then polishing them clear, but that would destroy the optical dispersion pattern of the ridges and probably make the headlights much less effective.

Personally, I wouldnt try it.
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yea i guess i wont but the yellow tinit to them is bothering me and makes the car not look as good
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Yellow tint? Which lights are you talking about? The yellow side markers? If so, there are clear replacements available lots of places. If your headlights are yellowing, then you can get some plastic polish and bring them back.
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no the headlights they just look real dirty almost like a yellow color
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Then just get some plastic polish and some elbow grease and clean them up
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i guess i will have to
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Sounds like the UV coating has failed on yours. There is polish available to clean them up. Maybe a 2nd hand set from Potomac etc??
Lenses can be changed over too.

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whats potomac?
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