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DIY Video: Saab 9-5 Headlight Restoration

Saab Headlight Restore

Here’s yet another great Saab do-it-yourself video from the Saab workshop of Markus Olsson.

In this new video, Markus restored my faded SAAB 9-5 Xenon headlights in just 5 minutes with a kit from

With a few wipes they look as good as new. According to the manufacturer, Headlights Restore Wipes enables anyone to achieve professional grade headlight restoration at a fraction of the cost. Cleaning of both headlights takes less than 2 minutes and involves three simple steps, which are clearly described on the package.

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As you can see in the video they go from being very faded to really clear:

Please note: This product does not remove fungus or calcium buildup as a result of past polishing of the headlights. For fungus or calcium buildup, the headlight should be polished with 2000 grit sandpaper. After the calcium/fungus has been removed, Headlights Restore Wipes may be used for cleaning/ polishing and renewing the protective coating.

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Goran Aničić
the authorGoran Aničić
For over 10 years, Goran Aničić has been passionately focused on Saab automobiles and everything related to them. His initial encounter with Saab cars took place back in 2003 when the first Saab 9-3 and sedan version were introduced. At that moment, he was captivated by the car's Scandinavian design logic and top-notch engineering, and everything that followed stemmed from that first encounter. Later on, through his work at the editorial team of the Serbian automotive magazines "Autostart" and later "AutoBild," he had the opportunity to engage more closely with Saab vehicles. In 2008, he tested the latest Saab cars of that time, such as the Saab 9-3 TTiD Aero and Saab 9-3 Turbo X. In 2010, as the sole blogger from the region, he participated in the Saab 9-5ng presentation in Trollhättan, Sweden. Alongside journalists from around the world, he got a firsthand experience of the pinnacle of technological offerings from Saab at that time. Currently, Goran owns two Saabs: a 2008 Saab 9-3 Vector Sportcombi with a manual transmission, and a Saab 9-3 Aero Griffin Sport Sedan from the last generation, which rolled off the production line in Trollhättan in December 2011.

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