parking light cleaning

Discussion in 'Detailing & Truck Care' started by Conlan Rose, May 13, 2012.

  1. Conlan Rose

    Conlan Rose Rockstar 3 Years 1000 Posts

    Today since I have a nice and calm day I have been doing work on the truck. I cleaned the parking lamp harness brushing off the grime and grease, but after looking in to the lens its a mess. How would I clean up the lens should I just use some soap and water and maybe a brush or will it damage the inner finish.
  2. AMac

    AMac Rockstar 3 Years GMTC Chick 500 Posts ROTM Winner

    If you are referring to the inside of the lens and cannot squeeze a microfiber cloth in there try a soft bristle tooth brush. Soap and water should work fine but you might need something stronger depending on what you are trying to remove.
  3. Conlan Rose

    Conlan Rose Rockstar 3 Years 1000 Posts

    Its mainly dirt and grease that have acumilated in the lens over time. And thanks I wanted to be sure before I started. Btw like the new sign pic.
  4. Conlan Rose

    Conlan Rose Rockstar 3 Years 1000 Posts

    Nice and shiny the lenses are currently drying and inside is almost spotless. Barely needed to scrub with anything just a couple good rinses and wiping with what I could reach with microfiber towel and my finger.

    Heres some pics.

    Lenses drying in sun

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    The parking light harnesses and bulbs after cleaning all I could with wire and tooth brush. Note they are yellow and gray in color they were black when I started.

    With the parking light being taken out.

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