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    Re: Product for door jams, plastic trim and audi fake metal grills?

    SiO2 spray and rinse like McKees 37 Hydro Blue Pro or Gyeon Wet Coat Essence or Carpro Hydro2?

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    Re: Product for door jams, plastic trim and audi fake metal grills?

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    Product for door jams, plastic trim and Audi fake metal grills?

    Is there one product that will do all looking? I was looking at optimum opti seal or ultima paint sealer plus.

    Which would u recommend that can do all of these safely ?

    Either works. Ultima will last longer but I like both and use both. Opti-Seal can leave some streaking that simply needs gone over with a light buffing after it flashes. Honestly, for door jambs of your own personal car, my advice is to simply take a few minutes, polish and seal them like any other panel. What you do will last for years given they see no real exposure.

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    Re: Product for door jams, plastic trim and audi fake metal grills?

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    SiO2 spray and rinse like McKees 37 Hydro Blue Pro or Gyeon Wet Coat Essence or Carpro Hydro2?

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    That's another way to go. I always forget this type of product.

    In the same category I'd recommend DP's Hydro Wet Seal since it's the only one I've used. Easy to apply and looks good.
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    Re: Product for door jams, plastic trim and audi fake metal grills?

    Quote Originally Posted by TTQ B4U View Post
    Either works. Ultima will last longer but I like both and use both. Opti-Seal can leave some streaking that simply needs gone over with a light buffing after it flashes. Honestly, for door jambs of your own personal car, my advice is to simply take a few minutes, polish and seal them like any other panel. What you do will last for years given they see no real exposure.
    I dont wanna risk getting the 476 on the plastic/rubber trim in door Jams thats why I was considering a sealer, unless I tape everything up??

    For the grill what will have good longevity and hold up to winter. Grill has plastic , aluminum and chrome
    Products in consideration are
    SiO2
    McKees 37 Hydro Blue Pro
    Gyeon Wet Coat Essence
    Carpro Hydro2
    Wg wets
    Dp hydro jet
    Ultima paint guard plus
    Opti seal

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    Re: Product for door jams, plastic trim and audi fake metal grills?

    What model and year Audi is it?

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    Re: Product for door jams, plastic trim and audi fake metal grills?

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    What model and year Audi is it?
    2020 q5
    I'm just trying to save time and money by not buying and experimenting with all different products

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    Re: Product for door jams, plastic trim and audi fake metal grills?

    One area of a door that is often over-looked because it is not seen, and is prone to rust because of neglect and often because of winter road salts is the bottom of Doors.

    Door Jambs can be difficult to deal with, especially at the one end of a door where door hinges and accordion rubber sheathing for wiring resides.

    How many I've seen detail their vehicles, and the doors jambs look horrible.

    Products such as the WOWA Sealants mentioned sure do make those jobs a lot easier.

    I'd commonly use paper towels, or lesser shop towels etc to first remove as much existing and old lubricants on the hinges, door latches and strikes first. Use APC then after if required, and have often employed tools such as soft Paint Brushes, or a long handle detailing brush to massage those lubes and filth out, there are some good ones sold here that work well for the task.

    Once satisfied with the cleaning results, carefully flush-rinse, dry.

    Then the WOWA Sealants, and again I'd commonly use just cheapo bulk type MF Towels for removal of excess products and finish out. Never no worry of then killing yourself after application trying to dig out and remove any chalky residues in frustration which will occur with virtually all wipe on wipe off sealants and waxes.

    Then lastly re-apply lubes to all hinges where required at doors, trunk lids, rear lift glass, hood with a combo of whatever might be required, motor oil commonly with a small squirt can with flexible hose, and greases carefully applied, and excesses removed with either paper towels and/or Kleenex tissue. Job done!

    Once doors and such areas are detailed in such a manner and are showroom clean again, it becomes a much easier task for future attention paid to these areas.

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    Re: Product for door jams, plastic trim and audi fake metal grills?

    And again for grills, I know I mentioned this before.

    Especially with egg crate grill types where you can barely get a finger in them, a WOWA makes such work much easier to deal with.

    Trust that I am more than familiar for many years way before such WOWA type sealants ever came to market, and applying some wax or sealant on a grill, then struggle to dig out residues with detailing brushes, tooth brushes to get such fully removed.

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