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    Dressing Faded Rubber Trim Around Windows

    What products can I use to dress the rubber trim that won't wash off and get all over the windows after a wash?

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    Re: Dressing Faded Rubber Trim Around Windows

    You might give Meguiar's Mirror Glaze #40 Vinyl & Rubber Cleaner/Conditioner a try.

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    Re: Dressing Faded Rubber Trim Around Windows

    Quote Originally Posted by XJL View Post
    What products can I use to dress the
    rubber trim that won't wash off and
    get all over the windows after a wash?
    I’ll suggest to...

    •First:
    -Make sure they’re (really) clean by using
    a product such as Meguiar’s M39 Professional
    Heavy Duty Vinyl Cleaner.

    •Next:
    -Dress them up by either using the
    product that 57Rambler suggested;
    Quote Originally Posted by 57Rambler View Post
    You might give Meguiar's Mirror Glaze #40
    Vinyl & Rubber Cleaner/Conditioner a try.
    -Or:
    Nextzett Rubber Care Stick Gummi Pflege.



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    Re: Dressing Faded Rubber Trim Around Windows

    Quote Originally Posted by XJL View Post

    What products can I use to dress the rubber trim that won't wash off and get all over the windows after a wash?

    The rubber trim around windows is actually fairly hard to "seal" permanently. It's just the nature of rubber. I've restored severely neglected rubber trim around windows by using Wolfgang Exterior Trim Sealant and applying using a small patch of terrycloth towel.

    After each wash I would rub the sealant over the trim with the cotton patch somewhat aggressively. I repeated this after each wash, only takes a few minutes. With repeated applications I made the neglected rubber trim look like new again.

    If your trim is ALREADY in good condition - then start this regimn ASAP and not only will it protect it but it will keep it looking new. It is waterproof after it sets-up so it won't run off in the rain or when you wash your car.


    Wolfgang Exterior Trim Sealant 4 oz





    The real key to this type of material is to,


    Find something you like and use it often



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    Re: Dressing Faded Rubber Trim Around Windows

    Yes, and like Mike just said, frequent applications is the key.

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