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Are the side ports and hatches lexan or acrylic. Acrylic is the standard, and unless you replaced them, I'd be surprised if they were polycarbonate.

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I usually polish our Lexan side windows and the hatches once per year. Unless there are deep scratches I just use the Novus #1 and #2, deep scratches need #3. Our hatches were really bad when we bought the boat. Now they look OK and you can see through them but they don't look shiny new. Novus is good stuff.
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Dog- side windows are 1/2" Lexan with a light tint. Hatches I'm not positive, but they scratch fairly easy so I've assumed Lexan, but not sure. Novus seems to work well on both.
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My husband uses Brasso metal polish once a year on our old ports,works well and is cheap and does the brass too.
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How would one of those kits for polishing headlights on a car work? or am I way off base on this?

Dave
Thanks for the idea

Now, after half an hour of work I can say that it works on a car headlights...at least it worked on a 2000 Mitsubishi Pajero

I have used a medium grade plastic polish. Have done it by hand with circular movements. They were yellowish...now they look new

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