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Old 04-24-2008, 09:13 AM
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Wet sand

how do u wet sand?
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you wet it..then u sand it..simple
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Old 04-24-2008, 09:17 AM
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thats what i figured. but how do u kno if uve gone to far or long?
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It's hard to go too far or too long. Just make sure you keep the water flowing while you do it.
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Old 04-24-2008, 10:54 AM
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Sand until it feels like pure sex, that way when you paint it people will say " wow man your car is pure sex."
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its for my headlights
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and make sure you keep rinsing the sandpaper!
whenever i wet sand i have a sports bottle of warm water and a mug of warm water so i keep diping the sandpaper into the water as often as possible and keep rinsing the surface, it doesnt have to be warm water but its just nicer on your hands
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how do u wet sand?
U get some sand and then u pour water on it
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U get some sand and then u pour water on it
He must have known someone was gonna do this ^^ when he asked this question lol

Let me know how it goes for you dude, i need to clean my headlights kinda bad too (damn dirt road...) and wet sanding has been an option ive been looking into.
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Just throw a hose on top of your hood making the water stream down the head lights. Its a lot easier and it will always be wet.
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ok so i tryed it on a little corner of my light and i think i fvced it up, can some one do a write up of how to do it, i dont want to mess it up
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Its a lot easier and it will always be wet.
Thats what she said
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Haha. way to go yogi. you're a riot. Dang.

Anyways...I really need to recommend this shiz to my friend Farrall...his lude's headlights are disgusting.
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so di i just keep sanding or is there a rule of thumb or something? i really cant afford new ones so i need to fix these
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just keep sanding until your happy and you get a smooth shiny finish
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what grain do u suggest? should i buff it after couse when i did it last night it looked scrached
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If your a newbie at this I would suggest taking your headlights out( so you dont sand scratch anything else up) Wet sand with 800 wet then 1000 wet, followed by compound, then polish and buff them.
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what do u mean by compound
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I've done headlights and the rubbing actually was a bit much for mine. I used the polishing compound. Still easily found at Autozone or your car store of choice, its a green label instead of red. My old car had really bad headlights, scratches gouges, cracks, it was nasty, so I started off with a 350grit to get it down past the scratches, then bumped up to 600 grit started wetsanding, then 1000 grit and wet sanding, then I got a buffing wheel and some of that polishing compound and went to town on those headlights, it took a while but was worth it.
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cool sound like i got something to do on sunday
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