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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old Apr 14th, 18, 04:38 PM Thread Starter
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Restoring black trim

Does anyone have a tried and true way to properly restore black plastic/vinyl trim? I have tried the Maguiars, wipe new and a slew of other crap that sorta works for a very short time. I am not interested in doing the heat gun trick. I use 303 on my vinyl roof and it works great, but that's not the same thing as plastic. Just thought I would ask around. Figured it would benefit others as well. Thanks, J.R.

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old May 23rd, 18, 06:00 AM
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Re: Restoring black trim

I believe turtle wax has a specially formulated liquid for this, Turtle Wax (T-128KT) Premium Trim Coating Kit.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old May 23rd, 18, 06:45 AM
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Re: Restoring black trim

You can try Back to Black

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Re: Restoring black trim

Back to black works for me pretty well.

...or a big ol' jar of peanut butter...

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old May 23rd, 18, 07:46 AM
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Re: Restoring black trim

I used dupli-color vinyl die on my seat backs and kick panels. The dash pad got warm soapy water and a good old military spit shine with shoe polish.

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