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Hmmm Blurry headlights

My 916 spider has almost no headlight effect on low beam, the small convex inner lenses are sort of milky coloured on both left and right lights. Is this a known problem? are there any alternatives to purchasing new complete light assemblies at AUD$800.00 each!
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Hi, I came up with an idea to heat the plastic and remove the glass front, then replace the silver piece where the light is with paint of some kinda foil?? (just an idea tho)
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Hi Andy,

It is not the reflector that is the problem, the bulb enters into a small lens inside the main headlight assembly. It is that lens that is clouded ( almost like it has been overheated).
The dealers tell me I cannot buy that small lens, just the whole thing which is a big outlay for two of them.
Thanks for your input though, I appreciate your thoughts.
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had this myself, remove the glass and clean with glass cleaner and a micro fibre cloth,give the reflector a buff too. don't go spending money on new lenses or reflectors.
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Be very gentle when touching any of the silvered area of a car headlamp reflector, even with a soft cloth the silvering can rub off!.
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