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    fed up with this :(

    ive always had issues with plastic trim on vauxhalls...had same bother with cavalier i had before harry ...so im looking for advice here....how do you get the door trim on outside of doors looking like new? my problem is and no matter what ive used it looks great at the time, and as ive had so much success with meguires stuff so far thought id try the detailing stuff for platic trim etc, looked fantastic yesterday...got all the rubbers cleaned up (used the detailing stuff for rubber n vinyl) but we had rain last night and out i went to harry this morning and the trim on outside of doors looks awful in places...what am i doing wrong, and what can i use..cause its not black cant use good old fashioned shoe polish ive heard of the peanut butter thing but never tried....any ideas?
    in the words of colin mcrae..
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    you could always have them painted.

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    I always use "autoglym bumper care" its like jelly! Just keep putting it on and rubbing in. Jxx

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    GTechniq do a long term product for about £15-£20 which I can't see at work due to the webfilter, but all the reviews say that it really does last years so would be worth the expense if you don't want to paint the plastics.

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    thanks guys...am going to paint eventually but id still like them to look better in meantime
    in the words of colin mcrae..
    'if in doubt, flat out' ...my hero
    has a plan..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaynos XP View Post
    I always use "autoglym bumper care" its like jelly! Just keep putting it on and rubbing in. Jxx
    yep best stuff i have used
    heat up the plastic also an then Rub it in
    puts oil's back into the plstic

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    I've always used Kiwi Parade Gloss shoe polish on my old trims ( dont anymore as I've cc'd them ) not like normal shoe polish, its a bit more easy to work with, bit like a paste wax nearly

    Here is the results...

    FULL Black Leather Heated coupe interior for sale! £200!!!
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    I use the AG Bumper care stuff for all my black stuff, seals, irmy grill etc..!

    Works great but if youre starting off fresh you do need to build up a coat over a few days/weeks. After that its very easy to maintain
    My name is Pete
    Click >> here << for my Coupe build log

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    You can use a heat gun to heat up the plastic which brings the oils to the surface and makes them black again. Tried it on a van at work and it looked like new again

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    Heat gun, then.......peanut butter (the smooth sort).

    It works wonders.

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