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Has anyone found a solution to scratched instrument panel window?

Not so much the window itself, but the anti reflective coating... Mine looks a state. While it doesn't show from the drivers side it still bothers me since I've lusted after this car for so long. Finally got one and this is like a thorn in my side.

Only solutions I've found remove the coating... I stuck a bit of an old phone screen protector on it to check how it would be, and the reflections were terrible in daylight...

Anyone know of any film that could do it? I'm thinking like one of the laptop/ipad privacy screens or anti-glare, but dunno how good they are...


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if its like mine when i first got my car i used some plastic polish to clean it up
9 years later its still ok
something like this
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/RENOVO-UL...GdwHiVlUIjUVug
or this
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Abro-Head...wAAOSwTA9X4-SK
but it will remove the anti reflective coating but it improved my clocks ne end
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Best option is to remove the anti-glare protective layer. Easier to remove screen and yse a compound to remove any scratches/protective film. Will take about 10 minutes of elbow grease. Once happy use a polish to finish off. Did this on my screen and results were amazing.

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I used Meguiars PlastX polishing paste, took some elbow grease but the result was decent.
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Megulias plastx. Odometer is quite tricky because it is white but then polish one more time and it becomes clear

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