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    Something for plastic cowl on trucks?

    Wondering what to use that's easily applied to all the corners and edges that are found on plastic windshield cowls. I was thinking about using 10min paint sealant from M37, but maybe there is something that would be easier? I'd like something to last longer than PERL, but also nothing like ceramic coating level product. That would require too much in terms of perfect prep.

    Also has to be easy to apply and hopefully walk away once applied.


    Suggestions?

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    Re: Something for plastic cowl on trucks?

    Quote Originally Posted by MrOneEyedBoh View Post
    Wondering what to use that's easily applied
    to all the corners and edges that are found
    on plastic windshield cowls.

    Also has to be easy to apply and
    hopefully walk away once applied.

    Suggestions?
    I use Optimum Spray Wax.


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    Re: Something for plastic cowl on trucks?

    Wolfgang's WETS.

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    Re: Something for plastic cowl on trucks?

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    Wolfgang's WETS.
    WETS or McKee's Plastic Trim Restorer.

    They both last for months, and application is very easy.
    It is no coincidence that man's best friend cannot talk.

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    Re: Something for plastic cowl on trucks?

    Quote Originally Posted by PaulMys View Post
    WETS or McKee's Plastic Trim Restorer.

    They both last for months, and application is very easy.



    Also, I've found that proper surface prep really prolongs these sealants' performance. I used McKee's Wax Remover (which also doubles as a plastic cleaner) per their suggestion.

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    Re: Something for plastic cowl on trucks?

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    Also, I've found that proper surface prep really prolongs these sealants' performance.
    Yes sir, as with pretty much any product.

    For any lurkers on here: You can't just apply these products to unwashed, dirty trim and expect a miracle.
    It is no coincidence that man's best friend cannot talk.

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    Re: Something for plastic cowl on trucks?

    Black Wow or Solution Finish then maintain with PERL or whatever you choose here and there. Small bottles of each available in AG store. These products are super easy to apply and give you amazing performance and both play well with being topped.
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    Re: Something for plastic cowl on trucks?

    No sealant thatís made for the paint will outperform a quality specialized trim product. Carpro Reload is just 1 example of a liquid spray on paint sealant that falls flat when compared to just about any trim protectant.

    The ones mentioned already [WETS & McKeeís] get great reviews.. I personally use the Blackfire Total Trim & Tire Sealant.



    It turns this:



    Into this:



    Itís an easy to apply gel/balm and itís been 2 months and itís still looking good and doesnít attract dust + survives washings.

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    Re: Something for plastic cowl on trucks?

    Quote Originally Posted by Eldorado2k View Post
    No sealant that’s made for the paint will outperform a quality specialized trim product. Carpro Reload is just 1 example of a liquid spray on paint sealant that falls flat when compared to just about any trim protectant.

    The ones mentioned already [WETS & McKee’s] get great reviews.. I personally use the Blackfire Total Trim & Tire Sealant.



    It turns this:



    Into this:



    It’s an easy to apply gel/balm and it’s been 2 months and it’s still looking good and doesn’t attract dust + survives washings.

    Not a good comparison of Reload vrs. a trim coating. You seem to like Blackfire Trim and Tire Sealant..try using Blackfire spray sealant on that same plastic cowl and see how long it lasts.

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    Re: Something for plastic cowl on trucks?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rsurfer View Post
    Not a good comparison of Reload vrs. a trim coating. You seem to like Blackfire Trim and Tire Sealant..try using Blackfire spray sealant on that same plastic cowl and see how long it lasts.
    The reason I brought up Reload was because there was mention of McKeeís 10 min. Paint Sealant and Optimum Spray Wax earlier in the thread and Iíve never seen a product that was meant for paint work better than a dedicated trim sealant.

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