Some relevant words from my wise old grandmother:
There are no shortcuts in life.
If you want something, work hard to get it.
Well, recently I wanted to be able to see the road when I was driving at night or in the wee hours of the morning.
It’s pretty much not possible when your headlights look like this:
I stopped by Pep Boys to ask about cleaning them since I had seen the commercial on television and the Internet. I was pretty sure that whatever I bought to clean them wasn’t going to work and that I’d be spending several hundred dollars on parts and labor to buy new headlight covers.
The Pep Boys boy (he really could not have been more than 16 or 17) was very knowledgeable, assured me that “the stuff works,” and even explained to me why it works and why simply washing the car wouldn’t clean them.
Here’s the stuff I bought:
It took about 15 minutes to do both headlights, and here is the result:
Looks like my wise old grandmother was wrong! There was a shortcut, and I didn’t have to work hard to get what I wanted!