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BJH1959



Member Since: 25 Mar 2017
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United Kingdom 2005 Range Rover Sport TDV6 HSE Cairns Blue
Peanut butter. Toothpaste.

Peanut butter (smooth) for cleaning rubber trims. Toothpaste for cleaning oxidised headlamps. Both work brilliantly. Wish I'd discovered both before spending £££££££s on car products. Barrie.
2005 RRS LHD Cairns Blue 2.7HSE (remapped) 20" wheels.

Post #528137 Wed Jun 14 2017 10:07am
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Socast



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United Kingdom 2006 Range Rover Sport Supercharged Santorini Black

You realise that the headlamps have a laquer on them right ?

The toothpaste will take that off and then the plastic underneath will become sunbleached and do that horrible cracking thing that they do.

Have your local body shop polish them and add a new clear coat.

Post #530093 Tue Jul 11 2017 9:46am
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BJH1959



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United Kingdom 2005 Range Rover Sport TDV6 HSE Cairns Blue

Hi Socast. Thanks for your post. Fortunately this has not happened - whether or not it's because I only used a little or it was the non-abrasive/non-crystallsied paste I don't know but yes, there is probably a risk of damaging the lacquer. I can only speak from experience.

The lights are still looking good to date. They will get a polish and clear coat when the car gets its winter service. Barrie.
2005 RRS LHD Cairns Blue 2.7HSE (remapped) 20" wheels.

Post #530095 Tue Jul 11 2017 10:15am
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Socast



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United Kingdom 2006 Range Rover Sport Supercharged Santorini Black

It will have been abrasive otherwise it wouldn't have refreshed your headlights. It would be an idea to get them re-laquered as they will bleach pretty quickly.

Post #530100 Tue Jul 11 2017 10:30am
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