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Old 24 Jan 2016, 02:40 pm
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Default exterior black rubber trim fade

I have read somewhere of a product you put on to restore the black but I cannot find it
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Old 24 Jan 2016, 04:46 pm
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Default Re: exterior black rubber trim fade

Mother's Back to Black. Here's link:

Mothers Back to Black Trim & Plastic Restorer (12 oz.) 06112: Advance Auto Parts

You will have to reapply after a while. But what I've found is that over time and repeated applications, the plastic looks much better even if you stop reapplying. Good stuff in my opinion.
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Old 24 Jan 2016, 05:43 pm
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Mother's Back to Black. Here's link:

Mothers Back to Black Trim & Plastic Restorer (12 oz.) 06112: Advance Auto Parts

You will have to reapply after a while. But what I've found is that over time and repeated applications, the plastic looks much better even if you stop reapplying. Good stuff in my opinion.
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Old 24 Jan 2016, 07:25 pm
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Default Re: exterior black rubber trim fade

Very good tip and also this product is great for really dull and abused trim.

Mothers Back-to-Black Heavy Duty Trim Cleaner Kit

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Old 25 Jan 2016, 09:30 am
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Default Re: exterior black rubber trim fade

Wipe New works pretty good too.
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Old 25 Jan 2016, 10:04 am
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Default Re: exterior black rubber trim fade

I've been using Meguiar's Ultimate Black.

It works pretty well. I have yet to try the Mother's product, but would like to give it shot.
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Old 25 Jan 2016, 10:20 am
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Default Re: exterior black rubber trim fade

I used this stuff on an old Scirocco (don't shoot me) that had European bumpers that were all faded. Worked great!
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Old 25 Jan 2016, 04:22 pm
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Default Re: exterior black rubber trim fade

Thanks guys
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Old 25 Jan 2016, 05:53 pm
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Default Re: exterior black rubber trim fade

I've tried the Mother's Back To Black as well as the Meguiar's Ultimate Black. They work ok but I was looking for something that would last a little longer. I found ArmorAll OutLast Trim & Plastic Restorer. It is a little thicker than the others and is supposed to last for over 100 car washes.

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Old 07 Feb 2016, 01:25 pm
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Default Re: exterior black rubber trim fade

Thanks, i might have to look for somma that ^^^ armour all.
I use the Mothers, but i guess i dont apply as much over time.
Over the last year, i also have a factory paint defect on my hood. Looks like one of those clear coat oxidation things. I tried all sorts of polishes and waxes. I was told it need a paint job.
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