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How to clean, detail and wax your car's exterior

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Polish the headlights
How to detail a car - Polishing the lights

Plastic headlight polish contains a UV protectant that can stave off clouding and oxidation.

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While waiting fot the wax to dry, Mothers suggested I polish the lights with a product called PowerPlastic 4 Lights. Plastic headlight covers will oxidize and fog up over time, and while they can be polished clear, this product applies a UV protectant that can stave off oxidation and clouding.

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