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Why you Should Replace Not Restore Headlights

Created on: 2018-03-27

See why replacing your cloudy headlights with new ones is always better than refinishing them Why should you replace your headlights and not clean or refinish them? Three reasons: It's a simple fix, it increases visibility, and it enhances the overall look of your vehicle. Headlights are made from a polycarbonate plastic that can be damaged by UV rays from the sun or suffer pitting caused by road debris light salt and rocks. If you look closely at an old set of headlights, you'll see that the lens is full of micro-cracks. This is called crazing. This crazing, along with pinning, will turn your headlights from crystal clear to hazy yellow and it cuts the output in half, making it very difficult to see at night. It also makes your car look old and dated. With parts from 1AAuto.com and our how-to videos, you can make your vehicle look new and stay safe on the road. To get new headlights for your vehicle, visit 1AAuto.com and visit our YouTube page for do-it-yourself and how-to videos.

  1. step 1 :Why Should You Replace Your Headlights?
    • 1. It's a simple fix
    • 2. It enhances visibility
    • 3. It makes your car look newer

Why should you replace your headlights and not clean or refinish them? Three reasons: Iit's a simple fix, it increases visibility, and it enhances the overall look of your vehicle.

Headlights are made from a polycarbonate plastic that can be damaged by UV rays from the sun or suffer pitting caused by road debris light salt and rocks.

If you look closely at an old set of headlights, you'll see that the lens is full of micro-cracks. This is called crazing. This crazing, along with pinning, will turn your headlights from crystal clear to hazy yellow and it cuts the output in half, making it very difficult to see at night. It also makes your car look old and dated.

With parts from 1AAuto.com and our how-to videos, you can make your vehicle look new and stay safe on the road. To get new headlights for your vehicle, visit 1AAuto.com and visit our YouTube page for do-it-yourself and how-to videos.


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