Questions or Comments About Headlight Restoration?   1 comment

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Posted September 16, 2014 by headlightrestorationpros in Uncategorized

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  1. If you have cloudy or worn and yellow headlights you are taking a big and unnecessary risk when
    you drive at night. According to the AAA Foundation For Traffic Safety:
    An average of 9 out of every 10 cars on the road today has dirty or yellowed headlights that
    greatly reduce vision and need to be replaced, repaired or restored.
    Most people don’t know that not only do worn or cloudy headlights look bad, but they also reduce
    light output by as much as 95 percent. That is a huge difference in whether you can effectively
    see or be seen when driving at night.
    In a recent search on Google and Yahoo search engines, it was found that thousands of accidents
    were linked to ineffective light output due to worn and cloudy headlights. The majority of headlight
    lenses produced today are made of plastic and are very susceptible to road and weather
    conditions. Harsh UV rays in hot climates, chemicals from the engine and fumes, smog, etc. all
    take a toll on the plastic and cause it to breakdown from the outside in. The resulting cloudiness is
    like cancer and quickly gets worse. Soon reducing visibility and making your vehicle unsafe at
    night.
    Accidents caused by reduced light output and bad or cloudy headlights tend to also be much more
    severe. According to the National Institute For Highway Safety:
    Accidents at night due to a more limited visibility are usually of a more severe nature, but when
    equipped with ineffective headlights the chances for a more severe accident are far greater.
    How do we repair or restore the headlights on our cars? According to the New York Police Traffic
    Division’s Traffic Safety Team:
    Clean the headlights or have them professionally restored and repaired (our department uses the
    MDWholesale headlight restoration kit on all our police cruisers and department vehicles for
    maximum light output and safety. Dirty headlights can and will decrease visibility by as much as
    90%.
    Up until now the only solutions were to either replace the cloudy lenses with expensive OEM
    (Original Equipment Manufacturer) parts at your local dealer (headlights can easily cost over $300
    each) or to just take the risk and drive with the bad headlights. Now there is an alternative:

    Please visit the Headlight Restoration Shop Directory at: http://www.HeadlightRestorationDirectory.com

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