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Re: Alex's Shadow Blue GTI
« Reply #30 on: January 04, 2021, 06:55:22 pm »
Sadly selling the downpipe now if anyone's interested, brand new but open box. Check out the car parts for sale section here.

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Re: Alex's Shadow Blue GTI
« Reply #31 on: June 15, 2021, 09:24:59 pm »
Bought this 3M kit ages ago and finally had some free time and nice weather to do it, as you can see the headlights were in a complete state and they even were an advisory for the MOT back in march.

The kit was very well reviewed on amazon but I'm still pleasantly surprised with how well they came out.

Took about 3 hours to do both, taking my time with the first and it was much easier and quicker for the second.

The kit was i about £15, it really has given new life to the headlights and save me a few hundred getting new ones!

The kit i used.



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Re: Alex's Shadow Blue GTI
« Reply #32 on: June 15, 2021, 09:58:07 pm »
My headlights could do with being done too, do you have a link to the kit you used?

That 'during' shot fills me with dread to do them myself  :doh:
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Re: Alex's Shadow Blue GTI
« Reply #33 on: June 16, 2021, 08:26:51 pm »
My headlights could do with being done too, do you have a link to the kit you used?

That 'during' shot fills me with dread to do them myself  :doh:

Yeah was a bit of no return point, I think there were 4 stages, by the 3rd it starts to look clear again.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/3M-39073-Restoration-Discoloured-Headlights/dp/B0078IHJ1K/ref=sr_1_5?crid=VVQIVTNP5KIP&dchild=1&keywords=3m+headlight+restoration+kit&qid=1623806223&sprefix=3m+headligt%2Caps%2C158&sr=8-5

There you go, gone up a bit since i got it but totally worth it.

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Re: Alex's Shadow Blue GTI
« Reply #34 on: June 16, 2021, 09:36:07 pm »
Thanks for the link  :smiley:

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Re: Alex's Shadow Blue GTI
« Reply #35 on: June 17, 2021, 08:22:44 pm »
Tempted to give this a try too, but I have very few blemishes.
Funny - that jungle website link offers it slightly cheaper if you "subscribe & save" - just sign up and then cancel.
Apparently the most common renewal is every 3 months... I would hope it lasts a lot longer longer than that!