3M 39014 Lens Renewal Kit

3M 39014 Lens Renewal Kit

3M 39014 Lens Renewal Kit is 3Ms 2nd best drill based kit.

Quick Description:

  • Takes approximately 1 hour to complete
  • Drill Required
  • Restores night time visibility and appearance of vehicle
  • Contains a drill backing plate, 3M masking tape, 4 abrasive discs, 6 yellow discs, 1 Trizact foam disc, 1 orange foam pad, 3M headlight lens polish

Directions:

  1. Apply tape to any paint that may come in contact with the sandpaper
  2. Attach the drill backing plate to your household drill
  3. Attach the P500 Yellow Abrasive Discs to the backing plate
  4. Begin sanding using constant motion and medium pace.
  5. Wipe off residue
  6. Attach the P800 White Abrasive Discs to the backing plate
  7. Begin sanding using constant motion and medium pace.
  8. Wipe off residue
  9. Attach the P3000 Trizact foam disc
  10. Apply water to the headlights and foam disc and sand using constant motion and a medium pace.
  11. Spray some water roughly every 10 seconds to the sanding area
  12. Wipe off residue and dry headlight
  13. Apply the 3M headlight polish to the orange foam pad
  14. Using the same speed and motion for sanding, polish your headlights
  15. Buff off any remaining compound with a towel

Pros:

  • Sandpaper is utilized in this kit.  This is important because it will help with removing the oxidation that has built up on your headlights.
  • Has stages of sandpaper to help remove stubborn oxidation
  • Includes polish to help remove any leftover sanding marks

Cons:

  • No sealant is included
  • Has a big jump in sandpaper (800-3000).  It should include a step in between like 1500 or 2000 wet sandpaper.
  • Headlights will become cloudy again

Our Rating:

4.5 Stars (4.5 / 5)

3M 39014 Lens Renewal Kit is a great kit for restoring your headlights.  Although it requires a typical household drill, we can’t give it negative points for this.  Utilizing a drill helps our sandpaper perform better and remove more oxidation than your hand.  This kit includes everything needed to perform a headlight restoration to your vehicle.  We suggest purchasing 1500 grit wet sandpaper to help with the jump from 800 to 3000.  We recommend being very liberal with the included tape to help prevent scratching your vehicles paint.  Go slowly while you get the hang of sanding with a drill  — rushing increases the chance of an accident.  Keeping constant movement of the pad or sandpaper is necessary to avoid burning the headlight.  This kit does not include a headlight sealant, and we recommend purchasing one.  If you do not have a drill, consider checking out our list of headlight restoration kits that don’t require tools.

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