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Best headlight restoration method/kit?

I want to restore the headlights on my 1999 E430 because they are a bit faded and have lots of scratches at the top, but i'm not sure which of these methods will yield best restoration results (price or time consumption are not really issues, results are the priority):
1. The traditional way of doing it: 600, then 1000, 1500, 2000 grit sanding, then polishing. If I were to do this, What polishing method would be best?
2. 3M Headlight Restoration Kit
3. Crystal View Headlight Restoration kit.
If anyone has experience/pics with any of these, your input would be very helpful.
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Cryatal View has been most recently and highly recommended. Check the W210 forum for the thread.

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