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    Help, chrome or aluminum exterior trim accents showing oxidation

    Hello, what used to be the shinny trim around the windows and other exterior frame of my 2019 Infiniti has cloudy spots all over. I believe this is oxidation, right? How can I remove the oxidation and restore the shine? Is it something a detailer or body shop can remove? Thank you

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    Re: Help, chrome or aluminum exterior trim accents showing oxidation

    GYEON Q2 TRIM.

    Also, look into wrapping it. Will look way better. I'm biased though. Help, chrome or aluminum exterior trim accents showing oxidation

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    Re: Help, chrome or aluminum exterior trim accents showing oxidation

    Thanks for the suggestion. It’s a lease vehicle. I’m just looking to remove the oxidation at this time.

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    Re: Help, chrome or aluminum exterior trim accents showing oxidation

    If the exterior trim is Chrome or Aluminum you can use a Metal Polish to remove the oxidation. Once you remove the oxidation apply a Metal Sealant for added protection.

    BLACKFIRE Metal Polish 16 oz.

    BLACKFIRE Metal Sealant

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    Re: Help, chrome or aluminum exterior trim accents showing oxidation

    Quote Originally Posted by ropese View Post
    Thanks for the suggestion. It’s a lease vehicle. I’m just looking to remove the oxidation at this time.
    Then just clean and apply Q2 Trim. It's common on anodized aluminum. Here's a before and after of a VW (it's very common on German brands)






    Keep in mind, mine was a lease too. Doesn't take much $ to wrap the trim. Worth it if it's not too far along into your lease. YMMV.
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    Re: Help, chrome or aluminum exterior trim accents showing oxidation

    I polished my metal exhaust with Pinnacle Exhaust Cleaner polish and a Lake Country Exhaust Polishing Pad and the exhaust cleaned up nicely. Then I put Collinite 850 metal polish on and nothing sticks to the exhaust,I just wipe the shrouds with a towel during the wash and the exhaust tips look as good as new. So you could consider Collinite 850 too.

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    Re: Help, chrome or aluminum exterior trim accents showing oxidation

    Help, chrome or aluminum exterior trim accents showing oxidation-403557e1-eebb-4fe1-89b4-4a349980f27a-jpgHelp, chrome or aluminum exterior trim accents showing oxidation-1cfaf8c0-a2f4-4b02-ba8d-a5972171d888-jpgThank you all. I figured I would add a couple pictures to confirm this is oxidation.

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