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> Removing wax off plastic trim?, Using household products!
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post Sep 19 2013, 08:58 AM
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I personally haven't used the peanut butter or oil trick but like most/all trim treatment it's not permanent.

It probably wouldn't hurt to use something like Mother's Back to Black when needed to maintain the black look.

Now if your trim is really, really faded you could consider something like Forever Black (the kit includes a cleaner and a black dye) to bring it back to life.


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Ah, so little in life is permanent these days. If it has enough lasting power to just be added to my waxing/other maintenance schedule regularly that would be fantastic.

I'll probably end up with some Back to Black as well. But you can get a LOT of peanut oil for $3.00.


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QUOTE (Falingore @ Sep 19 2013, 10:09 AM) *
you can get a LOT of peanut oil for $3.00.

Great point.

Peel off the Wesson label and add your own "Trim Restorer" label. tongue.gif

As an aside, if you do like to detail your car, the club has a deal with Autogeek to get you 10% everything they sell. Just use "Elantra" at checkout.


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I just back to black it a few times a year.


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Peanut oil doesn't last long.

The best i've found is buy Kiwi black shoe polish (the liquid one) and cover the black trim with it. I can't remember but another member recommended this and it's held up the best.


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Great thread!!!

I've TOTALLY neglected my trim and it looks terrible! I'm not inclined to want to treat it all the time (which is probably required with the oil), so if there are processes / products that are better and prove to last longer, I'm totally game to know about them!

I am VERY curious if the shoe scuff black stuff lasts long!

My current thought is to use the magic eraser to get all the junk off and then use the black shoe scuff polish dye to bring the black back.

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The shoe polish is still going strong on my car and it's been at least 6 months if not longer.


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