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#1 Oldmate_Oldmate

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Posted 15 June 2019 - 12:59 AM

Throwing it out there.. Who Has Reconditioned there XD or XE head lights? How you went about it? Black or Silver backing? What you did about the reflector getting rechromed ect... Replacement seals ECT..


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Posted 05 October 2019 - 01:45 PM

I was looking into re-chroming a while back and it seems like it waaay too expensive for most people to bother.


However, one thing that did pop up is a paint product called Spaz Stix (unfortunate name) which is used by model makers for chroming plastic bits.


It's not all that expensive. Can be bought from model shops in Aus or online.


I can't comment on its effectiveness, but try Google with some intelligent key words and you'll find the answers and surface prep tips.


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Posted 02 December 2019 - 06:45 PM

On Facey there's a bloke called David repairer Fernyhough (I think that's how it's spelled), speak to him.


For rubbers you make your own, get your clips replated along with your headlight buckets and  reflectors. It's expensive to do but you end up with reconditioned headlights.


Oh yeah, polish your glass while it's out.


This is all expensive and time consuming but you get the satisfaction of a job well done.

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