You can restore scratched or clouded plastic headlight lenses using a five step process:
Mask the sheet metal areas adjacent to the lenses
Using 236 grit sand paper, sand the entire lens to remove scratches and discoloration
Using 800 grit sandpaper, sand to the entire lens to uniform translucency
Use an ultra-fine wet sand pad to remove all visible scratches from step 3
Use polishing compound as final step to bring lenses back to crystal clear 14 Comments
This is a very basic DIY and I hope to contribute more as I get to know my new Cayman over the years. But chalk it up as the first wrenching done on my new car. (I love working on cars)
I wanted the safest method of getting the stickers off without trashing my brand new CRís sun visors. So, this DIY is a summation of several DIYs that I read on the topic, that works, at least, for gen 2 vinyl Porsche sun visors.
I read about the sun visor sticker removal on another forum. Ever since it... 44 Comments
The three bucket washing process
Pick a place in the shade to wash your car. Before you get started make sure that the surface temp is not too high a good rule of thumb is if can touch the car comfortably you can proceed.
You take three 5 gallon buckets with three grit guards.
Fill two of the buckets with cool plain water and the third one, add your favorite car wash shampoo while you are filling it with cool water. Avoid using hot or warm water it softens the wax or... 12 Comments
Caring for Microfiber Towels
Donít Mix With Laundry
Do not mix the load with your usual laundry. Instead, make a laundry load comprised only of microfiber products. Remember that cotton and microfiber are not the same.
Donít Use Bleach or Fabric Softeners
If you want to wash your microfiber towels in the washing machine, use only a mild detergent that does not contain bleach. Fabric softeners and bleach will both eliminate the static charges that make your microfiber so... 27 Comments