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The gauges (speedo & tach) on my 78 XLCR have turned white. When wet, they are a bit more transparent but then they dry to a white colour again. What can I clean this off with that won't damage the lenses any further? Can it be cleaned or does it need to be polished/ground off? Any suggestions would be welcomed. Thanks
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There was a long post on this about a month ago, search the forums and I'll look too.
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Here is the latest post:

http://xlforum.net/vbportal/forums/s...ighlight=gauge

and another:

http://xlforum.net/vbportal/forums/s....php?t=1488155

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get a headlight restoration kit.i would do it for you but i think you are little to far for me.i do windsheild repair and headlight restoration.
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Its at least a 3 step process.
1) sand off oxydation
2) remove sanding marks
3) glaze and protect.

FLITZ makes a kit that'll work well for the general public. Google FLITZ headlight restore
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get a headlight restoration kit.i would do it for you but i think you are little to far for me.i do windsheild repair and headlight restoration.
This worked on the Speedo on my Honda CB350 Cafe project.
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Thanks all for your suggestions, will work through these.
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