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    Black plastic trim

    I purchased a new Subaru Forrester that has black plastic trim all around the bottom. Do you all put anything on this trim to protect it and keep it looking new?

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    Re: Black plastic trim

    Carpro Dlux or Gyeon Trim will keep it looking good for a while.
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    Re: Black plastic trim

    I agree with BSoares. I have not used Gyeon, but I have used Dlux and is very long lasting.

    Actually I just bought the Dlux as well as the Griots Garage's Ceramic Wipes almost as a comparison as well as ease of use - not that Dlux is any way difficult to apply.

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    Re: Black plastic trim

    Wolfgang Exterior Trim Sealant (WETS) is also an outstanding trim product.
    It is no coincidence that man's best friend cannot talk.

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    Re: Black plastic trim

    Iím actually testing WETS and blackfire tire and trim sealant on my windshield wiper blades since I really like both of them.

    I applied wets to one side of the blade and Blackfire to the other side of the blade, itís only been since Sunday but theyíre both holding up very well as they should.

    I took pics before and after, unfortunately the lighting was horrible so the pics really donít show much.

    Iíll post as once they start showing a difference!

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    Re: Black plastic trim

    Two thumbs up for GTechniq C4.

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    Re: Black plastic trim

    Iíll be using Cerakote trim wipes on Monday, black cladding on Rav4.

    They are the oneís who makes Griots trim wipes and if Griots is willing to put their name one it (Griots prides them selves on making their own chemicals) I gotta believe itís been thoroughly tested.

    Also gotta believe if itíll hold up to the heat of an AR gotta last on trim.

    Note: last part a joke. Same company but not same coating...


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    Re: Black plastic trim

    My Mustang has the lower skirts in black plastic. I started out dressing them with 303 after each wash. Perhaps excessive, but I enjoyed the process.



    I then started using Reload on them, offering better durability and longevity.





    I then bit the bullet and coated them with DLUX.







    The pics don't do the result justice.

    DLUX has up to 12 months durability, Reload 3-6 months and 303 2 - 3 washes.

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    Re: Black plastic trim

    ^^^^^^^^^

    Very nice job. Sometimes "biting the bullet" just makes more sense. What did you use on the exhaust?

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    Re: Black plastic trim

    Quote Originally Posted by bob m View Post
    ^^^^^^^^^

    Very nice job. Sometimes "biting the bullet" just makes more sense. What did you use on the exhaust?
    I use P21S Polishing Soap every now and then. The tips are wiped over with Megs Last Touch after each wash.

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